Meet Lotta LOVE the LovaRoo! Lotta is a kangaroo, a mom, and the teacher of Feeling Friends Island. Everyone on the island knows and LOVES Lotta! Her pouch is like Mary Poppins’ bag; you never know what will come out!  Lotta reminds us to get back to her purple heart-shaped house that is always filled with LOVE.  
  
LOVE is the most important Feeling!

Lotta Love the LovaRoo

Lotta Love the LovaRoo

I am Lotta Love the LovaRoo.

Loving is what I do.

I love expressing feelings.

I know that you will too.​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Meet Franny the FEAR Frog! Franny is a food delivery frog; she takes food to those on the island in need. Franny's FEAR makes it hard for her to work. Lotta encourages Franny to share her fears with an adult she trusts.  Lotta encourages us to experience No FEAR!  
  
LOVE is the most important Feeling! 

Franny the Fear Frog​​​​

Franny the Fear Frog​​​​ Image

I am Franny the Fear Frog.

Fear is the way I handle strife.

My fear I just can’t overcome.

I want no fear in my life.

Meet Billy the BULLY Goat! Billy is the bully on the island. Billy likes to BULLY others because it makes him feel cool and in charge. Lotta encourages Billy to be kind and to respect other’s feelings!  Lotta reminds us, No Bullying...It’s about LOVE!  

LOVE is the most important Feeling! 

Billy the Bully Goat

Billy the Bully Goat

I am Billy the Bully Goat.

I bully everybody I see.

I’m part of the cool crowd.

Who doesn’t want to be like me?​​​​​​​

Angie the Angry Tiger

I am Angie the Angry Tiger.

I feel like I’m going to explode.

When I get angry I get red hot!

It’s hard to live in a peaceful mode?​​​​​​​

Angie came home one day, and her new toy was gone! Now she’s always ANGRY, and her friends called Lotta.  Lotta encouraged Angie to about her ANGER, which helped her anger go away.  Lotta reminds us how talking about our ANGER can be beneficial.   
  
LOVE is the most important Feeling! 

Angie the Angry Tiger

Slumpy’s days never go as planned, which has him always singing the blues! Lotta shows Slumpy how finding hope in his bluesy soul can help him not to feel so SAD. Slumpy has to dig deep to find his hope and he does.  Lotta encourages us to find the hope that lives within us.   
  
LOVE is the most important Feeling! 

Slumpy the Sad Elephant

Slumpy the Sad Elephant

I am Slumpy the Sad Elephant.

Today I’m feeling rather down.

Life isn’t going the way I expected.

For hours I have moped around.

Hattie gives hats to everyone on the island to make them feel HAPPY! Hattie doesn’t understand why everyone on the island isn't HAPPY like she is.  Hattie learns that she can’t force her HAPPINESS on everyone else.  Lotta reminds us that we have to allow our friends to experience their emotions, whatever they may be. 


LOVE is the most important feeling!

Hattie the Happy Hippo

Hattie the Happy Hippo

I am Hattie the Happy Hippo.

I love to romp around.

I love to sing, and dance, and play.

Never do I snarl or frown.

Ty, Thelma and Trinity are known as TT& T around the Island. The siblings are kind, gentle, and loving. They also have tender hearts.  Lotta is so fond of their attitudes and who they are.  Lotta encourages us all to be try a little TENDERNESS in our lives. 
  
LOVE is the most important Feeling!  

Ty, Thelma, and Trinity

The Tenderness Turtle Trio

Ty, Thelma, and Trinity The Tenderness Turtle Trio

We are Ty, Thelma, and Trinity.

We have so much to say.

When we meet you you’ll hear these words.

Try a little tenderness today.

When Harriet was visiting Feeling Friends Island to play at Lotta’s house her HOSTILE attitude caught Lotta’s attention. Lotta found out that being HOSTILE allows Harriet to feel in control when her friends are rude to her.  Lotta teaches Harriet and us that HOSTILE feelings can be calmed by breathing and counting when you’re upset.   
  
LOVE is the most important Feeling! 

Harriet the Hostile Hamster

Harriet the Hostile Hamster

I am Harriet the Hostile Hamster.

Hostile is not the way I want to be.

I’m Hostile every day because

Folks find pleasure in picking on me.

Everything is DISGUSTING to Donnell, and he often acts on his DISGUSTING feelings. Lotta teaches Donnell that it is okay to be DISGUSTED.  Lotta reminds Donnell that DISGUST is normal and even healthy every once in a while.  Lotta remind us that we should always take deep breaths and stay calm to control acting on our feelings of DISGUST. 
  
LOVE is the most important Feeling!

Donnell the Disgusted Dingo

Donnell the Disgusted Dingo

I am Donnell the Disgusting Dingo.

24 hours a day I feel disgusted.

Since I am the Disgusting Dingo

Is feeling disgusted is a must?

When Gordon does something bad, he focuses on it for days and feels so GUILTY all the time! Feeling GUILTY helps Gordon to realize when he has done something wrong.  Lotta encourages Gordon to apologize for his wrongdoings.  Lotta reminds us that we can work to avoid feeling GUILTY by thinking about the outcome before we say or do something.   
  
 LOVE is the most important Feeling!

Gordon the Guilty Gorilla

Gordon the Guilty Gorilla

I am Gordon the Guilty Gorilla.

On Feeling Friends Island I troll.

I’m Guilty for so many things

As I take my morning stroll.

Living with her parents wasn’t good for Sadie.  Sadie moved out of her house and moved to Feeling Friends Island and met Lotta!  After meeting Lotta and feeling LOVE for the first time, Sadie began to feel SATISFIED.  Lotta reminds us that to feel SATISFIED all the time you must take care of yourself emotionally.    
  
LOVE is the most important Feeling!  

Sadie the Satisfied Swan

Sadie the Satisfied Swan

I am Sadie the Satisfied Swan.

I have had a difficult life.

Many days I used to cry and cry.

Living at home for me was not nice.​​​​​​​

Sean likes to make everyone around him feel bad by pointing out all their qualities that aren't so good.  Sean is always saying “SHAME on you!” to others on Feeling Friends Island.  Lotta has a come to reckoning meeting with Sean and points out all to Sean that everyone is not perfect including him.  Lotta helps us realize that it is more beneficial to help others rather than SHAME others.  
  
LOVE is the most important Feeling!

Sean the Shame Shark

Sean the Shame Shark

I am Sean the Shame Shark.

I make others feel a bad way.

If you don’t feel the way I feel

“SHAME on you” is what I say.

Meet The Feeling Friends