Activity: My Book About Feelings
to spontaneously tell a story or experience
|1||box of crayons||per learner|
- Book of Feelings [Adobe Portable Document Format, 335 KB]
- Totetude Feeling Book [JPEG Image, 2.64 MB]
- Gather materials.
- Print a Book of Feelings for each learner (double sided).
- Fold pages to create a book for each learner.
- Educator shows different facial features on his/her face. Learners try to guess how the educator feels.
- Educator holds up a Book of Feelings and brainstorms with the learners (page by page) what makes them happy, sad, excited, tired, scared, and angry. The educator then explains that the last page is to draw what they were doing when they felt the best feeling that they have ever had.
- Each learner is then given their own Book of Feelings and asked to work on their drawings independently.
- As the learners are completing their books, the educator walks around and writes down what the learner describes from their drawings. The descriptions can be as simple as a single word.
- Learners share their own Book of Feelings with a friend or as a whole group.
- I am able to tell a story or experience.
- I am able to respond to the speaker with words.
- I am able to plan how to complete my work.