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Learn about ways to help your children express themselves, learn and understand their emotions better.

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How would you feel?

This activity will help your child express how they would feel in a good and a bad situation. It will help them understand their emotions and self.

What you will need:

How would you feel?

What to do:

  1. Think of a few emotional scenarios. Write the different scenarios on a piece of paper, then wrap or tie the paper to some sticks or stones. (e.g. how would your child feel if you make a birthday cake or how does your child feel in the dark).

  2. Hide the scenario objects in some sand, you can do this outside, or you could fill a tray with sand as well. Blindfold your little one and let them get dirty by searching for the scenarios in the sand, one at a time.

  3. Help start a conversation with your child by talking about how the scenarios make them feel. Ask your child to identify the emotions in each situation and get them to make a face to show the emotion. Tell them how it would make you (the parent) feel.