Fun and Playful Game to Explore Emotions With Kids
post contains affiliate links
We began the second half of our school year rowing the book, Daniel's Duck by Clyde Robert Bulla. Our Five in a Row guide suggested talking about different emotions as a Social Studies topic. To also work on language skills with my 7 year old, we made up a game called "Guess the Emotion."
Emotions Game for Kids
You play it similar to the game TABOO, where the object of the game is to have the other play guess the word on their card without the other person using that word.
So for "angry," I may have said, "You might feel this way when someone eats the last cookie..." etc...
I used the emotion cards I found at Teacher Treasures.
I just printed the cards out and cut them up. We took turns pulling a card out of the bowl and had 30 seconds to try and get the other person to guess the emotion on the card just by giving verbal cues.
It was fun!
Check out our Five in a Row page for more ideas and detailed rows!
I'd love for you to follow along so you never miss out on one of our fun activities we share at School Time Snippets!
©2011-2015 School Time Snippets. All rights reserved. You are free to link back to my website but all text, photos, and other content may not be reproduced without the written consent of the author.