Activity #5: Feelings Guess - Activity time: 15 - 20 minutes

Materials Needed:

  • One Mirror

Instructions:

Step 1: Ask the child to look in a mirror. 

Step 2: The adult should say one word from the list below. When the adult says a word, have the child make that “feeling” face and look in the mirror. 

List of Feelings

  • Sad
  • Happy
  • Mad
  • Scared
  • Excited
  • Grumpy
  • Tired
  • Energetic
  • Bored
  • Frustrated
  • Relaxed

Step 3: The adult should look at the child and make a face that matches the same feeling. Repeat until all “feelings” have been demonstrated.

Step 4: Ask the child what makes them feel that way.

Step 5: Help the child make two-part patterns with their feeling faces

Examples:

  • Sad, Happy, Sad, Happy…
  • Mad, Scared, Mad, Scared….
  • Excited, Grumpy, Excited, Grumpy…
  • Tired, Energetic, Tired, Energetic….
  • Bored, Frustrated, Bored, Frustrated ….
  • Relaxed, Happy, Relaxed, Happy…..

Learning Objectives:

Math/Science
Finish simple patterns using two elements.


Language/Literacy
Participate in familiar routines.
Understand rules and expectations related to specific places and environments.
Use words and gestures to communicate.
Demonstrate awareness of the meaning of the feelings of others.


Problem Solving
Understand Different vs. Same.

What is one thing you learned about your child during this activity?

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