Bernice Gets Carried Away

23281827

Bernice Gets Carried Away written and illustrated by Hannah E. Harrison (2015)

Bernice was having an awful day. It seemed like nothing was going her way, so when she got the chance to take all the balloons she did. And she started floating far above all her friends. She floated all the way up to a dark rain cloud. Bernice thought she might never get back down until she started giving the balloons away. With every balloon she gave away, Bernice floated closer and closer to the ground. Finally, she was back with her friends. Bernice shared the rest of the balloons and ended up having a wonderful day!

unnamed

What a great book about the importance of sharing! Bernice’s mood changes with her circumstances and she realizes she is in control of her own feelings.

Help your child understand that all feelings are valid. Expressing feelings into words helps little ones control their emotions so they don’t get out of control.

Use plastic egg halves to create faces. Mix and Match for fun!

SONY DSC

Attach facial features to a paper plate with brads so they can be rotated to create different moods.52dea1c9e2dbdeda7787e5a4c1f87bfd Make stress balls with rice or bean filled balloons. Decorate each one with a different face to show different feelings and moods.59068dcf5a9ee9992d01645433c13df0

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: