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Create Your Own Emotion Scale

Have your child or class get in tune with their emotions and create an emotion scale!

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Resource Info

This blank emotion scale can be used in so many ways. Whether it's having your child come up with their own scale that reflects the emotions they feel on a daily basis, or whether you’d prefer to use it as a classroom activity to help children to channel their creativity and emotions – we’ll leave this one up to you!

About this resource:

This is an interactive resource designed to help children get in tune with their emotions and develop their emotional literacy. The activity involves creating a personalised emotion scale that reflects the range of emotions and associated colours. This resource encourages self-reflection, exploration, and creative expression.

Key Features and Benefits:

• Emotional Literacy: The resource promotes emotional literacy by encouraging children to identify, label, and order their emotions. It helps them develop a vocabulary to express and understand their feelings more effectively.
• Personalisation: The blank emotion scale allows for individual expression. Children have the freedom to create a scale that resonates with their unique emotions and experiences, fostering a sense of ownership and self-awareness.
• Mindful Exploration: Through the activity, children engage in mindful exploration of their emotions. They become more attuned to their feelings and develop a deeper understanding of the different emotions they experience.
• Creative Expression: The resource incorporates colouring, allowing children to express their emotions visually. By using colours to represent different emotions, children can enhance their understanding and engagement with their emotional experiences.
• Emotional Development: Creating an emotion scale empowers children to take an active role in their emotional development. It encourages reflection, self-expression, and the ability to identify and manage emotions in a healthy way.
• Self-Awareness: Encourages self-reflection and self-awareness, helping children become more in tune with their emotional experiences.

Suitable for classroom settings, the activity can facilitate discussions about emotions and create a sense of emotional awareness and inclusivity among students.