Resources

After a traumatic event, children can be overwhelmed with big feelings. Your care and support to help them process can make a huge difference. Ahlan Simsim understands that adults can be overwhelmed too, and wants to support you in assisting your children. This page includes materials and activity ideas for young children ages 0-8 that can help them recognize their big emotions, name them, and learn strategies to cope with them in a healthy manner. The resources below are sorted by social-emotional topic area. Click on each material for more information, or search for specific topics using the search bar above.

Highlighted Resources

Inclusion

What's Inside the Box

Determination

Spectacular Toy

Alphabetic Knowledge

Letter Flashcards

Emotion Identification

Feelings Scale Poster

Big Feelings: Fear

Fear

Bulbul's home

Fear

Movie Night

Determination

Movie Night: Variety Show

Fear

Doctor Saeed

Determination

Doctor Saeed: Variety Show

Fear

Climb Every Mountain

Fear

Climb Every Mountain: Variety Show

Big Feelings: Sadness

Sadness

Hadi is Sad

Sadness

Hadi is Sad: Variety Show

Sadness

Sad About Cookies

Sadness

Sad About Cookies: Variety Show

Sadness

Very Special Invitation

Sadness

Very Special Invitation: Variety Show

Big Feelings: Anger

Anger

Jad's Lucky Bandana

Anger

The Ruined Tree

Anger

Basma Meets Her Match

Anger

Basma Meets Her Match: Variety Show

Anger

The Ruined Tree: Variety Show

Anger

Jad's Lucky Bandana: Variety Show

Big Feelings: Frustration

Frustration

Where are the Stones?

Frustration

Imagination Box

Frustration

Imagination Box: Variety Show

Frustration

Photos of Ma'zooza

Frustration

Photos of Ma'zooza: Variety Show

Frustration

Block Tower

Frustration

Block Tower: Variety Show

Big Feelings: Caring

Caring

Handle with Care

Caring

Handle with Care: Variety Show

Caring

Piece of the Past

Caring

Piece of the Past: Variety Show

Big Feelings: Determination

Determination

Spectacular Toy

Determination

Spectacular Toy: Variety Show

Determination

Snowman

Determination

Snowman: Variety Show

Determination

Basma Learns Soccer

Determination

Basma Learns Soccer: Variety Show

Big Feelings: Jealousy

Jealousy

When Ma'zooza Got Jealous

Jealousy

Tonton is in Town

Jealousy

Tonton is in Town: Variety Show

Jealousy

Tale of Two Cakes

Jealousy

Tale of Two Cakes: Variety Show

Jealousy

Dabke's Can Dance

Jealousy

Dabkes Can Dance: Variety Show

Big Feelings: Loneliness

Loneliness

You are my Friend

Loneliness

You Are My Friend: Variety Show

Loneliness

Basma's Ankle

Loneliness

Basma's Ankle: Variety Show

Loneliness

Missing Basma

Loneliness

Missing Basma: Variety Show

Big Feelings: Nervousness

Nervousness

Hadi's Cooking Class

Nervousness

Hadi's Cooking Class: Variety Show

Nervousness

The Jitters

Nervousness

The Jitters: Variety Show

Nervousness

The Great So-and-So

Nervousness

The Great So-and-So: Variety Show