Fear has discovered that feeling scared helps us to survive by warning us of potential danger – whether real or pretend.
He wants you to know that we feel fear when we need some help or need to find a place to feel. Fear can help you learn to trust the part of yourself that speaks in a small, quiet voice.
Some ways to use Fear
“How do you know when you are feeling scared?” What are the signs?”
“If you are feeling scared why would someone call you chicken or scaredy-cat?”
DISCUSSION: Ask what do kids mean when they call someone chicken or scaredy-cat. Emphasis asking how they know that a person is such a thing – ask for specifics. This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss saying no to peer pressure.
DISCUSSION: Ask how they can use their fear to help them? How does their body tell them that fear is around? You may want to have them use Fearfull to show where in their body they feel fear.