Paper Plate Emotion Masks are a great way for children to express how they are feeling without using any words. These masks will help facilitate emotions that children may not be able to come up with on their own.
Feeling faces are great for little ones that have a hard time finding the right word to describe their emotions. It works great with a feeling journal to help them learn what the feeling is and what the facial features might be in each situation.
place cards in a pocket chart and give each child a mini popsicle stick with their name on it. They take turns going up and putting their stick in front of the smiley face that corresponds to how they feel, using a complete sentence.