Today, I Feel... Daily Emotions Activity

Get your kids talking about their emotions and learning to recognize facial expressions with this free printable daily check-in activity, "Today, I feel...".

FREE Emotions activity for learning about feelings and facial expressions. Daily emotion check-in activity, great for preschoolers and special needs children.
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I recommend that you laminate this activity and use velcro dots for the children's faces. The squares on the right side of the page can be used to store the faces when they are not on the child's body.

When starting this activity, talk about different feelings that you can have and let your child try to name the feelings that each face is expressing.

For daily use, the laminated mat can be hung on a wall and children can change the facial expression as their own mood changes.

(Note: This is a large file due to the photographs, so it may not fully load on your screen, or it may take a long time. It is best to save the file to your computer.)

For more activities about emotions, see the following posts:

Printable Emotions Cards by Childhood 101
Emotions Board Game by Life Over C's
Emotions Action Song by No Time for Flash Cards
Emotions Mix-Up Game by Inspiration Made Simple
Monstrous Emotions Coloring Pages by Lemon Lime Adventures
LEGO Emotions I-Spy by And Next Comes L
Emotions Matching Game by B-Inspired Mama


Viviana is a blogging mom to a toddler, a preschooler, and a kindergartner, sharing ideas and resources for early education. She specializes in unique, hands-on printable activities that are educational, fun and inspire creativity in young minds.


  1. I really love this activity. It's great for kids struggling with expressing their emotions and understanding the other people's emotions. A great activity for kids with special needs. Thank you for sharing.

    1. Hi Carla, Thanks for your comment! I'm glad you like the activity.

  2. Wow, this activity is so nice. Thank you very much for sharing!

  3. School social worker here! Thank you, thank you for sharing resources like this! Perfect for my Pre-K kids. Thank you!

  4. I LOVE this resource. As a preschool teacher, i am always looking for differentiated emotional and social learning resources. Thank you so much for all the resources you created here. I love them all!!!