What does the world look like through the eyes of a child in foster care? Follow Adriana Molina, Director of Project ABC with the Children’s Institute in Los Angeles, through a day with her own foster family. Learn of skills and practical tools for smooth transitions with children in foster care, and ways to support big feelings. Special thanks to Adriana Molina and the Children’s Institute, Inc.
Challenges & Strategies
Reflect on a moment or a period from your childhood when you went through a challenging transition (if you’re with a group, you might share with others).
The World Sings to You
A song about listening.
Talking About It
Suggested answers to children’s most difficult questions about foster care.
Foster Care Resources
Resource sheet for providers and parents working within the foster system.
Here’s an activity to remind children that they do not lose their memories when they’re separated from those they love—they carry their memories in their hearts.
The Creature Connection
How the human-animal bond can help heal.
Artmaker: Draw It Out! Foster Care
Digital, open-ended drawing activities to help children with expressing feelings.