Meet The Characters

Character-based Communication Tools

HI! I’M CLOUD.

COMMUNICATION TOOL FOR:

  • Unpredictable moods
  • Regulating tone of voice, body language, words, and actions

MY STORY

Lives in the big sky and loves to travel across the treetops to visit to all his friends.

Favorite number: 9

Favorite color: Gray because there are so many different shades of it—just like his personality.

Loves butterscotch pudding and green tea.

Doesn’t play an instrument, but he is a great audience!

HI! I’M BUG.

COMMUNICATION TOOL FOR:

  • Fear of change
  • Positive social and academic risks
  • Positive self-talk

MY STORY 

Really smart, a skilled conversationalist and is known to talk himself and the others out of any given situation, because he likes to examine all sides.

Lives in a Manzanita tree.

Has a swimming hole with a tethered rope swing in the center of his living room.

Lucky number: 2

HI! I’M HUGGTOPUS.

COMMUNICATION TOOL FOR:

  • Setting appropriate boundaries
  • Self-regulating internal and external distractions
  • Having more patience and tolerance

MY STORY

Very affectionate and strong and sometimes gets a little carried away by her big friendly personality.

Doesn’t know her own strength and can sometimes be a little overbearing.

Can always count on her to put a smile on your face if you’re feeling down and to give you a great big hug to make you feel better.

Favorite number: 8

Favorite color: Pink

HI! I’M CAT.

COMMUNICATION TOOL FOR:

  • Apologizing and forgiving
  • Making safe, wise, kind choices
  • Managing cranky feelings

MY STORY

Can be very persuasive.

Loves to be in charge but can sometimes be a bit bossy.

Lives in a Cherry Blossom Tree.

Likes to keep her house tidy and loves to host tea parties.

Favorite number: 10

Favorite color: Purple

Loves to snack on toasted almond cookies and warm milk.

HI! I’M LOVEY DOVE.

COMMUNICATION TOOL FOR:

  • Sharing pride without bragging
  • Celebrating others’ accomplishments
  • Overcoming discouragement
  • Moving through worried feelings

MY STORY

Lives in an auburn nest high atop a Japanese Maple Tree. Her nest has one bedroom, a kitchen, and a playroom with a magic slide where the other Characters spend a lot of time after their homework is done.

Favorite number: 11

Favorite color: Lemon yellow

Loves healthy snacks like carrot sticks and yogurt raisins.

HI! I’M CLOVER.

COMMUNICATION TOOL FOR:

  • Forgetfulness, carelessness
  • “Bouncing back” with resiliency
  • Creating hopeful, optimistic thoughts

MY STORY

Four-leafed friend that doesn’t always have the best of luck.

Favorite number: 7

Favorite color: Yellow

Uses his sense of humor to make the others laugh, but sometimes uses it to mask what he is really feeling inside.

Always finds a way to pick himself up again by reminding himself that when the going gets unlucky, the unlucky keep going!

HI! I’M BELLA ROSE.

COMMUNICATION TOOL FOR:

  • Being compassionate and empathetic
  • Sharing true feelings
  • Avoiding “masking” feelings with hurtful actions
  • Managing sensitivity and insecurity

MY STORY

Always has a way of bringing emotional balance to the group.

Favorite number: 8

Favorite color: Green

Loves the smell of Clover and the taste of morning dew.