This activity can be adapted for a child of any age.
With unsettling times it is crucial to stay positive and remind ourselves of the better things in life. Having regular conversations about emotions helps kids to become more emotionally intelligent – as they learn to recognise and manage their emotions and develop the ability to keep calm in the face of overwhelming emotions.
10 things that make you happy
Find a box
Discuss the emotion: HAPPY
Begin collecting items that brings the child this emotion
Enjoy what is in the box!
This activity allows the child to recognize their happy emotion and the items that perpetuate that feeling.
Samantha S. |Teacher