FEELINGS THEME



Book List

          Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - Judith Viorst
          Ben's Trumpet - Rachel Isadora
          Disney's Winnie the Pooh Helping Hands books (Golden Books)
            "Oh Bother, Someone's Jealous"
            "Oh Bother, Someone's Afraid of the Dark"
            "Oh Bother, Someone's Grumpy"
            "Oh Bother, Someone's Fighting"
          Feelings - Aliki
          Feelings - Joanne B. Murphy
          Glad Monster Sad Monster: a book about feelings - Ed Emberly and Anne Miranda
          Happy and Sad, Grouchy and Glad - Constance Allen
          I Have Feelings Too - Terry Berger
          I Was So Mad - Norma Simon
          Lets Talk About Feeling Angry - Joy Berry
          Lets Talk About Being Helpful - Joy Berry
          Lets Talk About Needing Attention - Joy Berry
          Lets Talk About Feeling Afraid - Joy Berry
          Lets Talk About Saying No - Joy Berry
          Lets Talk About Feeling Sad - Joy Berry
          That Makes Me Angry - by Anthony Best (Ernie and Bert)
          The Grouchy Ladybug - Eric Carle
          The Kissing Hand - Audrey Penn (separation)
          Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day - Jamie Lee Curtis
          Will you come back for me? - Ann Tompert (1st time at daycare)
          
          
          Songs & Fingerplays

          If Your Happy and You Know It

          If your happy and you know it, clap your hands.
          If your happy and you know it, clap your hands.
          If your happy and you know it and you really want to show it
          If your happy and you know it, clap your hands.

          If your happy and you know it, stomp your feet.
          If your happy and you know it, stomp your feet.
          If your happy and you know it and you really want to show it
          If your happy and you know it, stomp your feet.

          If your happy and you know it, nod your head.
          If your happy and you know it, nod your head.
          If your happy and you know it and you really want to show it
          If your happy and you know it, nod your head.

          
          
          Arts & Crafts

          Coming Soon!

          
          
          Theme Ideas

          Expressions

          Place pictures of children showing different expressions (laughing, surprised, mad, crying, smiling, etc.) Put a mirror next to the pictures and let them try copying the expressions.

          
          
          Links

          Feelings Activity Theme - ChildFun
          Feelings Preschool Lesson Plans - Circle of Ideas
          Preschool Feelings Theme - Everything Preschool
          Feelings - Perpetual Preschool

          
          
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