Being creative help the whole family during cancer. Making art and music, moving and dancing, singing and playing all lower anxiety and depression, which often accompany diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. Being creative can be a positive distraction or a way to express your stories of the cancer journey. Here are some Well Beings Studio resources that focus on creativity to get you started.

Little Green Monster Project

Enjoy some of our videos that focus on using literature to inspire our creativity. After this introduction, explore the full Little Green Monster Experience here.

Dance with Teacher Anthony, as he leads us through choreography for the Monster in Me songs. View the full dance playlist here.
Author Sharon reads Dr. Seuss’ My Many Colored Days and explores the use of colors, lines and shapes to express feelings. Make art with Sharon in this video!

More Resources

Social Media Fun!

To prepare for our creativity mobile app for families, Well Beings Studio is hosting a series of activities. Participate together, then tag with #mystoryquilt to join other cancer-impacted families in the Little Green Monster Project’s online mosaic.

Learn more about our app, Little Green Monster: My Story Quilt.

Coming Soon: Family Recipes for Connection

In partnership with Loyola Marymont University’s Art Therapy Clinic and Amber Cromwell, MFT, Well Beings Studio will launch weekly, drop-in art workshops. Beginning October 2020.

Recipes for Connection is a social emotional arts curriculum created for
families, healers, and educators that aims to help build and strengthen
relationships between caring adults and children using expressive and
collaborative art making activities- “recipes”.

Sign Up for our FREE Virtual Creative Arts Workshops here, including “Recipes for Connection”!

Ready for more activities? Visit our other introductory pages to READ, FEEL, CREATE and HEAL together.