Random Trivia
What are strategies we use to deal with strong emotions?
Discussion/Getting to know each other


a feeling of great enthusiasm and eagerness.


The Atlantic Ocean is the largest ocean on the planet Earth.

What is the false?  It is the Pacific Ocean.


How many colors are in the rainbow?

What is seven?

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.

What is an example of a mindfulness strategy that people can use to relax their bodies and mind?

What is deep breathing? Breathing through the nose and out of the mouth slowly.

What is visualization? Close your eyes and visualize a cozy, safe place.


Tell us two things you like to do in nature and how does it make you feel?

Remember to tell us how it makes you feel!


 What can cause someone to feel angry and where might they feel this in their body?

Feel it in their head, jaw, stomach, their entire body.


A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, casting the Moon's shadow on Earth

What is true?  


What is the best selling item at McDonalds?

What are french fries?


When a kid needs someone to talk to, who can they go to? 

A safe adult.

A friend.

A Social worker or teacher at school.

Our peer group at the Center for Grieving.


Is there something you can cook on your own and what is it?


Happiness / Joy

the state of being happy


A mango has just one seed?

What is True?


What country invented ice cream?

Hint not the United States

The earliest evidence of anything approaching ice cream being made was in China in the Tang period (A.D. 618-907)


When someone has strong feels and feels the urgency to leave a situation, where could they go for a change of scenery? 

Take a walk in nature.

Relax under blankets in their room.

Go for a bike ride.



Name two things that make you feel happy. 



What is the ability to handle challenges others found overwhelming.

You may have heard: He/she was resilient in the face of adversity.


The Amazon River has native dolphins.

What is true.


What is the official soft drink of Maine?

What is Moxie Soda?

Moxie means: force of character, determination, or nerve


When people journal they are.....

Writing down thoughts and feelings about what they experience.

Take time to draw and it relaxes them.


What can cause disappointment?

Your parent or another adult doesn't show up when they said they would, you did not get to say goodbye to a special person, you lost a sports game, your plans got rained out.

What else?



 What is feeling or declaring  something to be untrue.


Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island and considered a U.S. State.

What is False.  

Puerto Rico is a territory of the U.S., but not a state. Puerto Ricans are considered citizens of the U.S. but they are not allowed to vote in our U.S. elections.


How many pounds of lobster are sold in Maine on average each year?

1 million, 10 million, 100 million, or 1 billion

About over 100 million lobsters are sold each year in Maine.


When someone walks away from a situation they may be taking time to.....

Leaving a conflict to gather thoughts, change their feelings, and control their behaviors.


What can cause denial? (You do not believe it or want to believe it, you may avoid something).

You're scared to get in trouble, you don't want to face your problems, you are trying to protect someone else, you do not want to believe something bad has happened etc.