Read Comfy-Cozy Nest
Creating safe spaces using your imagination can be a key coping strategy.
In order to begin to heal, children need to feel protected and safe. Children can create a safe place, either physically or in their imagination, to cope with their feelings.
Share this story, in which Big Bird creates his own imaginary safe place. Pause to talk about what kids see and hear.
Creating safe places in our minds can be a key coping strategy, and Big Bird is here to help.
My Safe Place
Using your imagination to create a safe place inside is a powerful strategy. Here’s how to guide kids in creating their own safe place.
Play Comfy-Cozy Nest
By helping Big Bird practice an important coping strategy, kids can explore and rehearse it themselves.
Color Big Bird’s Nest
The smallest, simplest things—like coloring together—provide the best opportunities for quiet bonding, conversation, relaxation, collaboration, and praise.