How Are You Feeling Today? Worksheet
Worksheet published on November 4th, 2021
Worksheet updated on December 13th, 2021
Teaching a child to learn how to express what they are feeling can help them learn assertiveness skills and skills to express how they feel in times of need. Assertiveness and self-expression skills are important for a person at any age, and the younger a child learns how to communicate what they are feeling the more easily it will come to them in their time of need.
A great way to teach a child how they are feeling is to guide them through a process of using simple sentences to express how they feel. Simple sentences teach the child how to be clear and concise when expressing their feelings. They provide a method of being able to communicate how they feel, which can boost confidence in the moment of need.
About This Worksheet
This is the How Are You Feeling Today worksheet. This worksheet is a simple sentence completion exercise. The How Are You Feeling Today worksheet teaches a method of self-expression and assertive communication.
The How Are You Feeling Today worksheet can be helpful in individual, group, and family counseling sessions. It is intended to be used with children under 8 years old.
Begin a conversation about why it is important to express feelings to others, especially when struggling with unhappy emotions. Explain that asking for support from trusted people is a good thing to do, even though it can be scary sometimes.
Introduce the worksheet as a helpful tool to learn how to express how the child is feeling in a safe and assertive way. Help the child complete the sentences. If they are able to do so, allow the child to record their own answers in the space provided. If the child is struggling to complete the worksheet, guide them by helping them to learn the best way to talk about how they feel.
This worksheet can be used weekly or on a regular basis in therapy sessions. Using this worksheet during multiple sessions can help the child practice how to express what they are feeling in an assertive way.