Mushroom Emotions

Perfect for any Suprer Mario fan - explore emotions using the popular mushroom power-ups.

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Resource Info

Mushroom Emotions is a resource designed to help children explore and communicate their emotions using a Mario-themed check-in activity. It aims to enhance emotional awareness, encourage emotional expression and develop effective communication.

About this resource:

Mushroom Emotions features 9 basic emotions depicted by the familiar Mushroom power-ups from the Super Mario games. You can use this resource to learn about and explore different emotions or as a fun daily check-in activity.


Emotional communication: Mushroom Emotions provides a platform for children to communicate their emotions to others. It facilitates conversations about feelings, allowing children to express themselves and share their emotional experiences.

Self-awareness and empathy: By engaging with our Mushroom Emotions print, children develop self-awareness and empathy. They gain a deeper understanding of their own emotions and can begin to recognise and empathise with the emotions of others.

Emotional literacy: Mushroom Emotions helps children develop emotional literacy by recognising and labelling different emotions. It expands their emotional vocabulary and enhances their ability to communicate and understand feelings.

Emotional expression: The resource encourages children to express their emotions in a safe and supportive environment. It promotes open communication about feelings, normalising emotional expression and self-reflection.

Self-reflection and introspection: Mushroom Emotions prompts children to reflect on their emotions and consider the factors that contribute to their emotional experiences. This encourages self-reflection and introspection, supporting personal growth and emotional well-being.

Mushroom Emotions is a Mario-themed resource that helps children explore and communicate their emotions. By enhancing emotional literacy, encouraging emotional expression, fostering self-awareness and empathy, this activity supports children's emotional development and promotes meaningful connections with a fun gaming theme!