Scare away those grumpy moods with a BOO.
Proven strategies to fight off bad moods include surrounding yourself with support, sharing hidden feelings, and engaging in pleasurable activities and exercise.
The acronym BOO helps simplify these coping skills for children.
B: BE with kind people
O: OPEN up about my feelings
O: Play OUTSIDE and exercise
The activity begins with a grumpy ghost and ends with pasted on happy eyes, a smile, and personal examples to be shared in the classroom, a group, or individual counseling. Product includes interactive flip book in a variety of choices for younger and older children.