Fear – different approaches in the virtual world

Helping children cope with their fears, anxieties, feeling of loss, mourning, the “unknown” and other types of situations that lead to suffering, pain and anguish often involve parents, educators, family and friends, in situations of great questioning: how can we help them to come into contact with situations where the feeling of sadness or fear prevails? How to delve into our inner world to understand and give new meaning to certain situations?

Although truth must always prevail, mere exposition of the facts does not necessarily refer to a solution or conciliation in the face of fear, pain, longing, and other feelings. And each situation must be analyzed in its proper place and with care. It should be added to the various possibilities of aid, the time necessary for the process of sentiment to evolve in phases, resulting in opportunities for growth and / or acceptance.

Below, we list some technologies, such as: apps, videos and books, which have offered opportunities for reflection on various themes. Experiences that are playful, interactive and invite reflection. We hope to contribute and count on your suggestions!

 

Nighty Night – Bedtime story

Often, turning off the light to sleep leaves children quite frightened.
Through this app it is possible to play with all the animals on the farm, before turning off the lights. At the end, turn out the last light and put the boy to sleep… And good night!

App Store- https://itunes.apple.com/br/app/nighty-night/id434756152?l=en&mt=8

Google Play – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.foxandsheep.nightynight&hl=en_GB

Amazon Store –  https://www.amazon.com/Nighty-Night-Bedtime-story-children/dp/B008UAOQFW

 

Harry and the Haunted House

Have a good laugh with Harry and his friends through this interactive story. Children will be able to see how the imagination is able to engage us in situations that seem frightening.

Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/Harry-Haunted-House-interactive-storybook/dp/B00E3HTQ6A

Apple Store – https://itunes.apple.com/bg/app/harry-haunted-house-wanderful-interactive-storybook/id565239081?mt=8

 

Johnny Appleseed

Meet the kind and cheerful personality of Johnny Appleseed, who did not notice the time passing, nor the fact that, at one point, he began planting apples in the heavens.

Versão completa- Daily Motion – https://www.dailymotion.com/video/xi99je

Volume 1 – YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=484AJlOnOnc

 

Pajerama

The experiences of an Indian in an “unknown” world lead us to reflect on our “modern” world and ourselves.

Porta Curtas – http://portacurtas.org.br/filme/?name=pajerama

 


A flor do lado de lá

A flor do lado de lá –  Author: Roger Mello

Our nice character will give up on obstacles? An adventure without words, a reflection between images, colors and tones that take turns … Embark and have many surprises!

 

a cidade dos carregadores de pedraA cidade dos carregadores de Pedra – Author: Sandra Branco

Is it necessary to carry fears and guilt for a lifetime? The character of this book leads us to a reflection …

 

o lenço btancoO Lenço Branco –  Authors: Antonella Toffolo, Viorel Boldis

When we return to our origins we come into contact with emotions that seemed to “sleep” within us, but which awaken at the mere touch of our desire to remember. Let your feelings flow without fear of your emotions.

 

Photo: Michael Morse

 

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