Mix and Match Feelings is a fun website that helps Kindergarten students understand an abstract concept -- emotions.
Students drag a combination of eyes and a mouth onto the face to discover what emotion this portrays. I think this becomes particularly effective when students pair the same set of eyes with different types of mouths.
For example, this:
is a very different emotion than this:
As always, this could be a great small group exploration activity on a SMART Board. Students could experiment with the various combinations then challenge each other to create an emotion that is stated to them.
Looking for a curriculum link? Here it is:
Alberta Program of Studies: Kindergarten Health: Relationship Choices -- R-K.1
Have a fantastic weekend and a Happy Easter!