How are you feeling?

This lesson is to explain what Emotional Intelligence is, why it is important and
how we use it.

Each of us experiences “feelings” every day and how we feel can impact our decision-making, our moods, how we communicate and interact with people. Feelings can even impact our health. It is important to understand how we feel and why we feel it, and it is also important to understand what is considered an appropriate expression of our feelings in certain social situations. Once we understand ourselves, it is easier to understand others and to interpret their feelings so that we can react appropriately and be empathetic when necessary.

Course curriculum

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    Welcome to Emotional Intelligence for Kids (Kids Edition)

    • Video: What is Emotional Intelligence

    • Important Words to Know

    • Video: Introduction to Feelings and Emotional Intelligence

    • Video: Why do we have feelings? Feelings and Emotions for Kids

    • List some Feeling words

    • Emoji Puppets (for ages 3-5)

    • Charting Emotions (for ages 6-8)

    • Be a Good World Citizen

    • Video: Emotions Song (for ages 3-5) - have some singing fun!

    • Video: Guessing the Feelings - can you guess the feelings as you watch? (for ages 6-8)

    • Activity: Posters and Colouring In

    • Quiz: Let’s find out what we know!

    • Homework Activity: Feelings Tracker (ages 6-8)

    • Resources for Children’s Parent(s)/Grandparents/Caregivers