A go to in many situations. This story explores well a range of worries a child may have and how it can impact on the child’s life. It opens up discussions about how the child may feel isolated when experiencing all these worries. The end of the story looks at ways to let go of the worries by talking to someone and opening one worry at the time.

This story can lead to different activities with the child such as drawing their worries, naming them and discussing them.

Ironside, V. (1994). The Huge Bag of Worries.

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