Pinning down the word that perfectly describes a feeling can be difficult, even for adults. Developing emotional intelligence requires experience and introspection, but a basic vocabulary comes first.
We created the Emotion Faces printout to help children match a word (and a face) with their feelings. Each of the colorfully illustrated faces depicts an emotion, with a simple emotion word to describe it.
How to implement the Emotion Faces printout is up to you, but here are a few suggestions:
We've also created an interactive version of our emotion faces, which you can find below!