Count feelings with the Count!
- Watch the video together, then ask kids to name the feelings they saw. Or, they might try naming some from the video and then try to add more.
- Ask kids: “Did you have any of those feelings today? Which ones?” Let them know that people can have lots of different feelings—sometimes all in one day or all at one time! Remind them that all of those feelings are okay.
How to Manage Big Feelings
We can help children notice, name, and manage their big feelings.
Abby's Broken Wand
A storybook featuring strategies to help children cope with big feelings.
Where do you feel big feelings?
Use this graphic to start a conversation with your child about big feelings.
How Big is Your Feeling?
A scale to figure out how big your child’s feelings are.
How to Recognize and Respond to Big Feelings
An article for families to help recognize and respond to your child’s big feelings.
Coping with Fear
A printable about identifying fear-related behavior and how to respond.
My Feelings Journal
Journaling can help children (and grown-ups!) reflect on and work through their feelings.