Make a face activities - ELSA Support Emotions for children
This Make a face resources has 12 different sets of eyes and mouths and a set of emotions vocabulary flash cards. Help children to learn about emotions.
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Play Dough Portraits
I love seeing a child's self portrait, & the way in which they see themselves. Minnie has drawn & painted a self portrait before, but this was the first time she's created one using play dough! I set out this selection of materials that could be used to represent facial features, hair, etc, & added our homemade play dough. We looked in a mirror together & talked about our faces, & Minnie named her facial features as we chatted. We looked at the differences & similarities in each others…
Nurturing Emotional Intelligence
UPDATE: Want more? Check out this blog post, too. This feelings wheel rules! As Lil O gets older, I need to step up my "game" in helping her build resiliency and emotional intelligence. If you can't remember what that's all about, you can start here with the Marshmallow post. Or, you if haven't used HALTED, consider using it. It is a personal favorite of mine. I think all humans (age 8 and older) should understand how to HALT themselves. I HALT myself all the time. In efforts to step up my…
Descriptive Writing: The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups
The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups is a book of secret files that have been hidden from kids for thousands of years. This book has the knowledge never before held by America's youth and through this book they learn the real reasons grown-ups tell you to do things! By using this book, students create ...
The Sad Truth About Tantrum Triggers
Your child's outbursts are not random. Her tantrums often follow on the heels of a mistake that triggers feelings of failure or frustration. These emotional-control strategies can help.
Writers Workshop POSTER: Adding DETAILS using FEELING WORDS.
You are receiving two 8 1/2 X 11 sheets titled: I Can Use Feeling Words to Add Detail to My Story! 1 is a color copy 1 is a blackline The colored copy can be ENLARGED into a POSTER for the classroom. The (matching) blackline can be printed off as a "student tool sheet" and added to students writ...