Feeling Happy and Sad

Feeling Happy and Sad

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In this activity, children will identify feelings by recognizing nonverbal cues. In the Guide Practice section, the teacher provides short explanations for why a child might feel happy or sad. Helping children make connections between their feelings and reason for them supports their regulation.

Age(s): Preschool, School-age

Part of: Practice Opportunities

Topic: Support for Children's Regulation

Category: Category 2: Teacher-Child Interactions | Subcategory: Category 2: Support for Children’s Regulation | Measure: P-SCR-02: Providing Short Explanations on Emotions