February 21, 2023
Learning to recognize, verbalize, and manage feelings is an important part of social development in children. As young as pre-school age, children have the ability to identify their emotions and the emotions of others, speak about their emotions, and regulate their emotions. Children who show greater competency in these areas tend to have better peer relationships, and they are viewed more favorably by teachers.
The Emotion Thermometers handout is a tool for helping children put a name to their feelings and rating their intensity. The colorfully illustrated faces help children recognize each emotion, and the simple rating scales allow them to indicate how intensely they feel each one. Children may color thermometers to their desired level or make a single mark.
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