Let’s Make Faces! Have Fun Drawing Different Faces for Different Feelings
Author(s): Gerard Emerson Langeler
Award Winning Book: Creative Child Magazine, Preferred Choice Award
Kids can draw faces, wipe them clean, and then draw them again!
Feelings can be so confusing. Just when kids begin to understand their own emotions, they are expected to understand what other people are feeling, too. This book will help children identify various facial expressions and the feelings behind them.
The left-hand pages show what a person’s face might look like while feeling a certain emotion (happy, sad, frustrated, etc.). The corresponding text also explains each emotion, relating it to real-life situations and possible triggers. “Talking points” encourage children to relate feelings to things that have happened in their lives. This interactive aspect of the book makes every read a new experience!
Finally, on the opposite page, the child can copy the appropriate expression onto a blank face. Copying the contours of the mouth, eyebrows, and eyes helps the child retain the details of how feelings may “look” on other people.
A wonderful tool for parents or teachers, this book will:
- Help children identify facial expressions
- Develop and explain vocabulary related to emotions
- Facilitate important conversations between adults and children
Great for groups, or one-on-one! NOW with dry-erase marker included!