Activity

Make a Mood metre

Kindergarten Social emotional Activities: Make a Mood Meter

What You Need:

  • At-Home Mood MetersWorksheet
  • Pencils
  • Markers
  • 22" x 13" poster
  • Metal fastener
  • Compass
  • Ruler
  • Construction paper

 

What You Do:

  1. Talk to your child about different emotions.
  2. Ask them to name as many emotions as they can think of.
  3. List all of the different emotions next to the different faces/emotions on the At-Home Mood Meters worksheet.
  4. Explain that everyone experiences different emotions on different days. Help them understand that there are no "good" or "bad" emotions.
  5. Explain that we can check in with how we are feeling using a mood metre.
  6. Explain that they will be creating their own mood metre to use as a tool to see how they are feeling in any given moment.
  7. Work with your child to complete the At-Home Mood Meters worksheet and create their mood metre.
  8. After creating the mood metre, brainstorm with your child about when they might take time to use the mood metre. Then ask where they would like to keep it at home.
  9. Ask your child to consider how the mood metre could help them sort through their emotions.
  10. Finally, have your child use the mood metre to share how they are feeling right now.

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