Activity: Evaluate Feeling Meter
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|1||box of crayons||per learner|
|1||hole puncher||per learner|
|1||brass fasteners (brads)||per learner|
- Totetude Feeling Meter Printable [Adobe Portable Document Format, 319 KB]
- Totetude Feeling Meter Photo 1 [JPEG Image, 2.68 MB]
- Totetude Feeling Meter Photo 2 [JPEG Image, 1.66 MB]
- Gather materials.
- Print and cut off the bottom of the Totetude Feeling Meter Printable (per learner).
- Have learners brainstorm a list of feelings. As they call out a feeling, they should show the facial expression of that feeling.
- Educator demonstrates how to use a hole puncher.
- Learners practice hole punching the black dots on the bottom of the Totetude Feeling Meter Printable.
- When they are ready, the educator hands out the top of the Totetude Feeling Meter Printable.
- Learners hole punch where the brass fastener should go (black dot).
- Learners then color their meter. EXCITED is orange, HAPPY is green, SAD is blue, and ANGRY is red.
- Either the educator or the learner cuts out the arrow on the Totetude Feeling Meter.
- Learners punch a hole in the arrow's black dot and fasten it to the meter using the brass fastener.
- Educator describes scenarios and learners move their arrow towards the feeling they would have it they were in that situation. Examples:
- having a surprise birthday party
- going to the dentist/doctor/hair cutter
- being sick
- finding money
- getting a present
- eating ice-cream
- going on a vacation
- playing with a friend
- getting hurt
- going to an amusement park
- eating broccoli
- going to a hockey/soccer/football game
- getting a new pet
- losing a pet
- I am able to select a feeling.
- I am able to use a hole puncher.
- I am able to use scissors.