10 Emotion Games For Kids (Toddlers too!)
Here are some games that help kids manage their emotions and feelings, developing emotional intelligence and well-being. Check them all out.
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Science shows that we can learn the skills that lead to emotional intelligence, happiness, and well-being. But, science also shows we learn everything better when we are young.
This is why awesome parents know it's super important for kids to build their brains in ways that help them develop their emotion skills—skills that help them cope with stress, develop more satisfying relationships, and be more successful in their careers.
Games are a fun and easy way to help kids develop these emotion skills while also learning how to manage their emotions and feelings, developing emotional intelligence, and increasing well-being. So here are 10 emotion games to try out:
1. Emotional Intelligence Flashcard Book
2. Emotion Coloring Book (Immediate Download)
3. Emotion Cards (Immediate Download)
4. The Stop, Relax, and Think Collection
5. Totika Self-Esteem Game
6. Feelings Playing Cards
7. Feelings in a Jar
8. Game of Consequences
9. Thoughts and Feelings: A Sentence Completion Card Game
10. Social Skills Board Games
Bonus Emotion Games:
11. Stone Soup Cooperative Game for Kids
12. Dr. PlayWell's Don't Stress Game
13. You and Me: Social Skills Card Game
About Dr. Tchiki Davis
Dr. Davis is founder of The Berkeley Well-Being Institute. After getting her PhD in psychology at Berkeley, she started creating online content & programs to boost well-being—some of these have reached more than a million people. As author of Outsmart Your Smartphone, and contributor to Psychology Today, The Greater Good Science Center, and Shine Text, Dr. Davis aims to share her insights on happiness & health with people all across the world. Learn more about Dr. Davis.