Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Review: "Not only is this puzzle great for talking about emotions but for talking about where features of our face are located i.e. the eyebrows, ears. It will get a lot of use in my preschool classes."
Flip these chunky, wooden block puzzle pieces to reveal colorful illustrations of 4 different emotional expressions.
- Pictures depict happy, sad, angry and surprised
- Use to discuss emotions and feelings, develop language skills or mix and match for fun
- Includes 12 blocks, storage bag and activity guide
- Completed puzzle measures 7"W x 8-3/4"H x 1-3/4"D
- Ages 2 years and up
Young children may have a difficult time defining their emotional feelings and how their behavior is dictated by their mood. When we talk about social and emotional strategies or skills with young children, we are talking about feelings and behaviors. Teaching children to have correct behavior in different circumstances is more complex than teaching the letters of the alphabet.
One of the first steps to help children manage their behavior is to help them recognize their feelings. The children may not have the words to respond when we ask, "How are you feeling?" Helping them recognize different feelings will help them understand those feelings and how to regulate their behavior. The Emotion Puzzle Block Set is helpful for young children to identify certain feelings and how those feelings are often expressed.