The worry monster is a fun activity that will help children gain awareness of thoughts and feelings and offers an effective method for letting go of worries. You will need a cardboard box, scissors, and crafty bits for hair, eyes ect. Draw a big mouth on the box and use a scissors to cut it out. Decorate the box to look like a monster with funny hair, eyes, nose ect. Explain that this monster is a "worry monster" and he loves to eat up children's worries. Explain that if you have a worry you can write it or draw it on a piece of paper and feed it to the worry monster. You can also mention that it is always good to talk to an adult about any worries too.