Every Fall and Winter, I focus on cultivating self-awareness and self-regulation skills in my youngest students through interactive, engaging activities.  In this lesson–one of my perennial favorites–my 4-5 year old students are practicing using facial cues to recognize & differentiate feelings.  With a little bonus empathy development (e.g. “Why do you think the snowman might be feeling confused?), cooperative play, and a literacy component, this one is a keeper!

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