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Children’s Activity: Feelings Planner

Children’s Activity: Feelings Planner

So often, we find that children (and some adults) struggle to identify their feelings, and are unsure or do not know how to respond to them. A frequent struggle I see in my coaching work, is the challenge of differentiating boredom from sadness and stress from anger.

Being able to recognise our warning signs of different feelings supports us to be able to respond to them more quickly. We can also identify activities that help us to ease those feelings.

Feelings Planner

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Next steps

  1. Download the worksheet here 
  2. Collect a selection of pens or pencils
  3. Think through each feeling – boredom, balance, stress
  4. How do we know when we feel like this?
  5. What are our warning signs?
  6. Circle the feelings that are true for us
  7. Extend – add some personalised feelings / behaviours too
  8. What activities help us to reduce boredom and stress? List them underneath
  9. What activities help us to increase good feelings?
  10. Extend it – how could we plan these into our week?


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