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Recognizing Feelings - Flashcards

PDF | 6 pages|Grades: Pre-K - 3

A set of 12 flashcards to help students recognize common feelings and emotions.

A set of flashcards to help visually describe common feelings and emotions.

Feelings and emotions include:

  • Happy
  • Sad
  • Excited
  • Angry
  • Frustrated
  • Nervous
  • Scared
  • Surprised
  • Confused
  • Annoyed
  • Bored
  • Embarrassed.

Print out the flashcards on cardstock for added durability. Cut them out and use them in various ways when teaching students about different feelings and emotions.

When incorporated into a social-emotional learning lesson or when teaching about character feelings in a fictional text, they work well as a visual reminder.

  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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  • We have updated this resource and used photographs to properly show each feeling.

    Change by Natalie Dec 29th, 2020

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