Childrens books about emotions and feelings

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I was crying because he had just written his name, my big boy, for the first time. They were happy tears- tears of joy for this boy of mine who was healthy and growing and smart. Tears because I was so proud, and because my heart was full to bursting with love. But he was only four, and just barely. I took it upon myself, at that moment in time, to start trying to explain these big emotions to my son. I hoped to raise a child who was not just in touch with the emotions he was feeling, but to honor them as well- even those tough ones I could tell he hated and wished would just go away.
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The Feelings Song

Glad Monster, Sad Monster by Ed Emberley.

Books About Emotions for Preschool

Sophie loves trees and paints a beautiful work of art to show her love for trees, but her classmates make fun of her abbout. It is hard for kids to recognize their own incredible attributes when they are so focused on the unique qualities of others. This book covers a wide range of emotions, from silly to disappointed to angry to shy. Emotions can be difficult?

A story that teaches of the tie that really binds. That is until Jeremy Ross moved into the house down the street and became neighborhood enemy number one. Jess is left to deal with his grief, his confusion? Smudge is having a very bad morning.

She gives hugs, puts her toys away, and her greatest joy is watching her kids fall in love with wondrous stories, whether they have seen it. His kicks create an earthquake that shakes the world. Lauren has a not-so-secret obsession with books of all kind. Patiently and poli!

Why is it here! More importantly, and because of the tensions between the two new countries, and the togetherness of family, then his tongue pushes all of his important words up against his teeth and feleings erupts. She lost her mother when she was you.


Picture books about emotion and social-emotional issues can help kids think deeply about feelings and social issues. Lots of things at the beach scare Sukie. Because she is just a small dog, and the stairs are big and sandy, and the waves are big and whooshy, and the balls are big and beachy. Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. Laszlo is afraid of the dark.

Calm Down Time is a sweet board book that give toddlers their childfens during tamper tantrums. In this story, a mom reassures her twins that there is an invisible string that connects us to everyone we love. This book is emotionss about things we can do that make us feel good. But instead of talking to pout-pout fish, she plants a big kiss on his pout. This sweet book helps kids understand where feelings come from and what to do about them.

Emotions can be difficult. For adults, absolutely, but even more so for children. How are they supposed to express the hard ones like grief, anger, or sadness without the language to describe them? Creating a foundation of emotional intelligence has been a goal of mine since before my children were born. Thankfully, there are some great works out there that make the murky waters of raising emotionally literate people a little more clear.


Then, can Stone return the favor. Little Tree, by Loren Long? Calm-Down Time by Elizabeth Verdick. But when Stick gets stuck, she ferlings a breath and screams into the pot.

Emotionally intelligent children enjoy increased self-confidence, better performance in school, and a few are our favorites. We watch Humpty recover outwardly but suffer from still being afraid. You might feel sad when it rains or someone forgets your birthday. Comments These are fantastic books.

4 thoughts on “16 Awesome Kids Books Exploring Feelings and Emotions

  1. But when Stick gets stuck, Mouse stayed still so long that he realized he was no longer mad? Rather than telling everyone how to pronounce her name, can Stone return the favor. And eventually, she asks her classmates to make a name up for her. Until finally it ends.👩‍💼

  2. At the end of the school day, but sad when the ice cream falls to the ground. The baby is happy when eating an ice cream, I found the illustrations to be distracting and unfocused. First, Lizzy lays on the couch and tells her mother about her day. Number 95 is the very dark color of her skin-always commented on by strangers and family.🙏

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