Great family idea. Put on the fridge. Great for when kids get older and their feelings aren't quite as obvious. Helps them say where they are at without "saying" it. I would just make the chart less "elementary" for that age group. We made something similiar in MOPS one year. Going to try it this summer!
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The sensory aspect of this lesson—sandpaper and cotton balls—really hits the mark! Social skills including empathy and kindness, which are not intuitive for all preschoolers, are effectively reinforced.
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All About My Feelings: Identifying Emotions with Self Portraits
Still Playing School: All About My Feelings: Identifying Emotions with Self Portraits
Many of you have requested my feelings faces that I use at group time ... they are now available on my site.