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Block 3: Expressing Emotions

Updated: Jan 25, 2021

Self Reflection from Building Block 2:

“What is the most valuable thing you have gained from Building and Enhancing Self-Esteem?


Key Message:

*Showing young children how to identify and express emotions helps them gain a sense of control, share experiences and build healthy relationships.

*By naming and understanding children’s feelings, we are giving them the message that we care about how they feel.

*Learning to express emotions in healthy ways takes time and adult support.

Here is the ACT Handout to remind us how to support children during their big emotions.

Here is a Breathing Exercise you can do!



1. The way I feel

By J. Cain

Video by : Inspiring Lifelong Learners

2. Chrysanthemum

By K. Henkes

Video by: MsBeckyAndBear'sStoryTime

3. The feelings book

By Todd Parr and M. Tingley

Video by:


Self-Care Tips:

1. Dance to your favorite music

2. Nourish your body with a homemade bread

*Here is a recipe for NO YEAST BREAD

3. Have a break and soak the sun!

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