Teaching emotions can be done in a variety of fun ways. Printables, books and hands-on play activities all help teach the concepts of feelings and develop emotionally intelligent kids.
Printables to Help Kids Recognize Emotions
Monstrous Emotions Printable| Lemon Lime Adventures
Exploring Emotions Game with Free Printable Cards| Sunny Day Family
Lego Drawing Emotions with Printable | Little Bins for Little Hands
Emotions Free Printable Board Game| Life Over C’s
Ceasar the Emotional Dragon | Lemon Lime Adventures
Printable Pumpkin Faces Matching Activity| Practical Mommy
Emotions Printable Card Game| Childhood 101
The Emotional Robot| Lemon Lime Adventures
Managing Your Feelings Printable Pack | Kori at Home
Activities and Games to Help Kids Recognize Big Emotions
Emotions Discovery Bottles | LalyMom
How Am I Feeling Social Skills Game | Mosswood Connections
Toddler Emotions Activity | Schooling a Monkey
Teaching Kids Emotional Intelligence | Mama Smiles
Guess the Emotion Game | School Time Snippets
Exploring Emotions Jenga Game | Childhood 101
Apple Puppets and Story about Feelings | Best Toys for Toddlers
Activities with Books to Help Kids Recognize Emotions
Write a Color Poem: Inspired by My Many Colored Days | School Time Snippets
Simple Lesson About Emotions | Bambini Travel
Quick as a Cricket Empathy Activity | Sugar Aunts
Managing Emotions with Free Printables & Books | Natural Beach Living
However you choose to help kids recognize emotions, you are building the foundation for strong social and emotional development. Just know that the work that you’re doing now will pay off ten-fold when your kids have the emotional intelligence to recognize their own emotions and triggers and start to self-regulate!
I’d love to know! What are some of your favorite ways to teach and learn about emotions?
The Complete Printable Calming Kit For Kids
Want even more resources for calming your child in all the right places?
We are excited to announce our NEW Monthly Calming Printable Kits. This month we have created a Robot Themed Printable Calming Kit that is complete with a visually calming activity pack, a feelings kit, a sensory break kit and bonus coloring pages.
You can get all of these resources for one low bundle price! To make it even more awesome, we have created 2 more bundles that include our new Robot chewable jewelry and our Wacky Tracks fidgets.
Perfect for home, school or on the go! Calm worries, wiggles and sensory overload with this complete Robot Calming Kit, perfect for all ages.
Resources for Helping Angry and Anxious Kids Self-Regulate
15 Simple Sensory Activities That Teach Mindfulness
7 Simple Mindfulness Exercises to Calm an Angry Child
5 Simple Breathing Exercises to Calm an Angry Child
A Surprising New Way of Eating that Will Calm Your Angry Child
Two Simple Steps to Help Kids Recognize Emotions
7 Simple Mindfulness Hacks To Calm an Anxious Child
3 Simple Ways to Help Toddlers Get Along
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