Weekly Theme: Managing Emotions
Understanding Emotions with a Feelings Faces Chart
Help your child identify and better understand their feelings by drawing faces with different emotions.
Explore Body Language with Feelings Charades
To kids, feelings are everything. They’re big, scary, fantastic, amazing and strange. Learn more about them by playing this game.
Make a Mindfulness Jar
When things become too much, pull out this mindfulness jar to help your child relax and settle down.
Practice Mindfulness with Belly Breathing
During intense emotional moments, children may not have the skills to calm themselves. Diaphragmatic breathing, also called belly breathing, is a calming exercise children and parents can practice and one that kids as young as three can practice.
Create a Feeling-Words Book
Help your child label and understand different feelings.
Simple Games That Explore Feelings
Children feel many emotions that they might not be able to name yet. And naming emotions is the first step toward being able to manage feelings. Help your child learn about different emotions with these simple activities.