How do you feel? Learning to identify emotions is an essential skill for young children. When children can understand their own feelings, as well as the feelings of the people around them, they are able to thrive socially. Having well developed emotional awareness will eventually prepare children for success in a classroom setting, so here are some CLP “feelings favorites” to help support this important learning. 

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Big Feelings

What should we do when things don’t go to plan? We may feel mad, frustrated, or overwhelmed, but by talking it through, compromising, and seeing another point of view, we can start fresh, begin anew. 

How Do You Feel?

Do you feel happy? Sad? Silly? Angry? This book helps children and parents talk about feelings!

I Am! Affirmations for Resilience

Ten relatable emotions are each followed by a centering exercise and a positive affirmation to be recited, as a practice in mindfulness. Young readers are encouraged to find their inner strength by recognizing and addressing their emotions, instilling a sense of power and self-confidence. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.

Kindness Makes Us Strong

Celebrates kindness as it displays various children extending kindness in all kinds of situations, including on the playground, at lunchtime, and on a neighborhood street.You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.

Making Faces: A First Book of Emotions

Clear, engaging photographs of a group of expressive babies are paired with text that encourages listeners to identify individuals and mimic the emotions displayed; a mirror on the last page allows babies to see themselves.