Our students feel all sorts of feelings! It can be hard for them, however, to understand those feelings and express them to others. Picture books are a great way to help kids with their feelings! Here is a list of my favorite picture books about feelings.
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The Boy with Big, Big Feelings by Britney Winn Lee
A true depiction of the feelings that children feel. The great thing about this book is that it gives students the language to understand their feelings and explain them to others.
Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes
Wemberly worries. A lot. Wemberly worries morning, noon and night. Then she is faced with her biggest worry of all – the first day of school. But when Wemberly meets a friend just like her, she realizes school is too much fun to worry!
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One of Those Days by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
We’ve all had “one of those days.” This book describes a day when everything just seems to go wrong. The good news, though? A brand new day is waiting for you tomorrow!
The Feel Good Book by Todd Parr
Todd Parr uses his bold colors and positive message to share that happy feelings come in lots of different ways. A great book to start a discussion about what makes each one of us feel good!
Glad Monster, Sad Monster by Ed Emberley
Monsters have all kinds of feelings! This book for the younger crowd helps children understand and identify their emotions.
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Want more book titles? Check out this blog post for picture books about self awareness in the classroom!
What are some other picture books about feelings that you read aloud in your classroom?
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