Feelings and Bubbles
Blow bubbles and explain that feelings are a lot like bubbles. Some bubbles pop quickly and others last a long time. Some feelings come and go quickly and others can last longer. Some bubbles are big and some bubbles are small. That’s how feelings are: some are big and some are small. “When ….(state client’s situation), some of our feelings can be big feelings and they last a long time.” Process and let child blow bubbles for a little while.
(From Mourning Child Grief Support Group Curriculum: Preschool edition by Linda Lehamnn, Shane R. Jimerson, and Ann Gaasch).