Make an "I Feel" Meter
In first grade, teachers expect kids to know their basic feelings, use their words, and also recognize feeling words on sight. It can take a lot of practice before your child can figure out if he's scared, sad, tired, or angry. In this activity, you'll work together to create a "feeling meter" to hang on the door so your child can identify what he's feeling and give you a heads up! He'll get practice writing, reading, and improving his ability to recognize feelings so he can express them clearly. Of course, everyone understands these skills will take years to perfect but with activities like this poster, you can get off to an excellent start!
What You Need:
- One piece of white posterboard, 22"x13"
- Sticky back Velcro tape (available at office supply stores)
- Piece of red or black felt
- Digital camera or disposable camera
- Colored markers