Discuss what it means to be optimistic. Listen to the story "Alpaca." Alpacas are strong and have always shown that they can carry the weight, so you don’t have to alone... Sometimes life can be hard, fear and worries can be a heavy burden. But, Alpaca is here, to help carry the load! This calming book promotes stress relief, helping little ones during times of heightened anxiety. Through Alpaca's story, children learn to articulate their feelings and share their worries with others. How was Alpaca optimistic? Can you give an example of how you are optimistic? Record your voice with your answers to these questions.