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How Do You Feel?

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Do you feel happy? Sad? Silly? Angry? This books helps children and parents talk about feelings! A Feelings Faces Poster is included!

The playground is the perfect place to witness a wide range of emotions. A girl is happy when playing with a puppy. Another girl is angry when a boy knocks over her drink. And the boy is sorry.

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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 24th 2019 by Holiday House
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Jared White
A simple book about emotions and some of the facial expressions which often go with those emotions.

I like that you can look on the two-page spread near the beginning and, if you look closely, see the foundations already laid for situations which are going to happen later in the book. For one-on-one reading, this could be nice to have little ones try to look for these clues on the second or third reading. For instance, you can see the little girl pouring her her juice which later gets spilled,
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Barbara
This one is a 3.5 for me. I really like how the book's creator uses only minimal text so that readers must rely on the illustrations and their own interpretations of those scenes to determine why the children are feeling certain emotions. Getting in touch with our feelings or even just identifying them is important in self-understanding and self-regulation, and this book just might help youngsters understand that and realize that emotions are a part of life and not something to deny. some of the ...more
Teresa Bateman
Sep 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
Children from a variety of ethnicities are playing in a park. If you check the opening two-page spread you can see that a variety of emotions are in play. The author asks, "how do you feel?" From that point on each two-page spread focuses on one child. On the left-hand page you see their face so you can guess how they are feeling. The right-hand full-page illustration reveals the cause. Possible solutions to negative emotions are also offered in the ending two-page spread. Sometimes young ...more
Kelsey
Age: Toddler-young preschool
Nature: Playground
SEL: Emotions

Children are given an invitation to say how they feel through observing a park with a variety of children experiencing a range of emotions. Each spread features a child's face and a scenario that explains that one emotion. Emotions include happy, sad, silly, mad, sorry, scared, calm, brave, shy, and friendly. Simple and incredibly effective for curious tots.
Aolund
Nov 12, 2019 rated it liked it
Each page of this simple books asks a "How do you feel?" question: Do you feel scared? happy? shy? etc., and shows a child in a low-stakes situation where they might experience that emotion (i.e. the scared child is frightened by a spider). The pictures show children of different races, though all with fairly light skin tones and thin, able bodies. Absolutely useful for identifying emotions at home or in the classroom.

Themes: Social emotional
Mandy
Oct 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: childrens
Childrens picture book. This book has very detailed illustrations and minimal text. This allows a reader to dive into the pictures for evidence-- why is this person feeling this way? How do you know? A diverse set of children and the simple focus on emotions make this a great tool to use for identifying emotions.
Molly
Oct 18, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2019
A picture book that goes over various emotions and shows pictures of children with facial expressions that go with those emotions. I like that it represents a variety of children and that it is very simple. It would be a good book for teaching kids about emotions and self-awareness.
Gabi
Oct 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
Simple words with pictures that repeat on both pages to get the emotion across.
Mary Lee
Oct 05, 2019 rated it it was ok
Good for littles or the neurally diverse to identify feelings.
Colorado Buck
love it, short and sweet and to the point on how you feel. you can have kids make the face of that feeling. could be very fun.

paula
Oct 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Gonna be great for toddler storytime - big easily-read illustrations and pretty easy to translate into Spanish or ASL. "Let me see what a BRAVE kid looks like!"
Stefanie
Oct 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Love a good Lizzy, however she shocked me with the dead bird!
Edward Sullivan
Simple introduction to a range of human feelings.
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