My Many Faces
1 How do you feel?
Read your favorite story about emotions. Some examples include:
The Way I Feel by Janan Cain
The Feelings Book by Todd Parr
2 Looking at Emotions
Using the apps have children explore the many different emotions. Using a mirror or partners, have children make the faces to display the emotion. They can even play - Guess my Emotion - where they are given an emotion and have to act it out
3 Color you Feelings
Discuss with children how some emotions are attached to color - like seeing red - usually means someone is angry. Look at the emotions and decide on what color it could be. Using the app children can explore the color associated with the emotion
*you can also use the app Zones of Regulation to start the discussion of getting ourselves into our "green zone" so we are ready for learning.
4 The Many Faces of Me
Using the app Book Creator, children can take pictures of themselves showing an emotion. They can choose a background color that they would associate with that feeling and then either type or voice record a time they may have felt that way. ie: This is my excited face, I got excited for my birthday party.
*children can work in small groups or pairs to create the book