Identifying Affects and feelings
submitted by Michelle
Falcon of Children's Memorial Hospitalon, July 7, 1999
Size of Group: Any size
Today I Feel Silly and the Other Many Moods That Make my Day
written by: Jamie Lee Curtis
pipe cleaner for smiles, ears, eyes
yarn for hair
buttons for eyes
Identify moods/affect/feeling and the behavors that are associated
with those feelings.
Identify others feelings/moods as well as your own.
Understand that it is important to have feelings and talk about
Description: Works best
with a younger group 4 years- 8 years.
Read story to children of any population
well/ill. When reading make distinct facial expression and voice
alterations along with book. This gets the kids really into
it! Example yell for anger, laugh loud when silly.
Have children create their mood
and/or feelings on the paper plate using as many craft mediums
needed to create a unique face puppet. Hot glue craft stick
to back of paper plate to hold in hand.
Have children take turns telling
their moods and behaviors associate with that mood/feeling.
Or take turns identifying each others mood.