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  • Oct 14th

    For elementary students in my class.

  • Sep 21st

    English classes for Portuguese Speaking kids.

  • Sep 15th

    For my nurture group, also for those with autism helping them recognise what a particular feeling may look like.

  • Sep 2nd

    in English class for Chinese students when teaching them how to express themselves using emotions

  • Aug 15th

    Teaching emotions

  • Aug 1st

    Teaching social expressions...

  • Jul 26th

    I am doing emotions with adults with learning difficulties

  • Jul 16th

    A new EAL child joining the class. Many thanks.

    • Jul 17th

      Hi Rivermount,
      Thanks for your comment! I'm really glad this resource is useful for you :)

  • Jul 2nd

    For use with children whom struggle to recognise emotion in them selves and others.

    • Jul 2nd

      Hi Shachitre,
      Thank you very much for commenting! It's great to hear from you :)

  • Jun 23rd

    Nice idea,thanks

    • Jun 23rd

      Hi ktyhsnergen,
      Thank you very much for commenting! It's great to hear from you :)

  • Jun 17th

    I need this resource to improve my English teaching.

  • May 23rd

    I will use this for my first graders. Thank you so much!

  • May 8th

    Love this resource!! I am using it for a character analysis lesson.

  • Apr 28th

    class project abut feelings

  • Apr 19th

    To help my pupil with his emotions.

  • Apr 15th

    For showing my students how different emotions look on someone's face.

  • Apr 11th

    guess the emotion game!!!

  • Apr 4th

    teaching about emotions

  • Feb 21st

    Helping children to better express their emotion

  • Feb 11th

    for children with language and social communication difficulties

  • Jan 24th

    Helping a child understand different emotions.

  • Jan 20th

    my niece is gonna love this so much

  • Jan 13th

    In the children's writing, to help them think of exclamations!

  • Jan 1st

    working with children to help them tell me how they are feeling.

  • Dec 28th

    health unit especially in term 1.

  • Dec 2nd

    Identifying feelings with children on the spectrum

  • Nov 30th

    I'll use them with my behaviour support group.

  • Nov 23rd

    working with children

  • Nov 15th

    I will use them to "My emotions" unit

  • Oct 16th

    working with children who have speech and language delay, and also behavioral problems as a result of frustration :)

  • Oct 16th

    for working with deaf children

  • Oct 2nd

    expressing emotions for children with ASD

    • Oct 2nd

      Hi judyknight,
      Thank you for your feedback! I'm really glad we could help :)

  • Sep 22nd

    Circle time sessions

  • Sep 21st

    I am a teacher. this resource will help children with no english

  • Sep 20th

    Recognising Facial Expressions (children with ASD)

  • Sep 17th

    PSHE New Beginnings lesson 3 recognising emotions for Sami's story

  • Sep 15th

    Developing empathy.

  • Sep 12th


  • Sep 11th


  • Sep 9th

    Expressions Game :)

  • Sep 8th

    brilliant for pre-schooler

  • Sep 8th

    feelings and emotions in children x

  • Sep 8th


  • Sep 7th

    To use in the classroom.

  • Aug 28th

    For social and emotional development. To control behavioral management.

  • Aug 20th

    For mat times to stimulate discussion on feelings

  • Aug 16th

    Teaching students to recognise emotions in themselves and others and to make bingo games

  • Aug 13th

    Social and emotional development curriculum development - used in staff PD as Celebrity heads style

  • Aug 11th

    To help 7yr old son with Autism to develop emotional recognition and understanding.

  • Aug 10th

    As young children start to school it is sometimes difficult for them to name their emotions. These cards will help to give them the words to use to tell how they are feeling. Thanks for this resource!

  • Aug 5th

    Games, therapy and education.

  • Aug 2nd

    these will be great for circle time when we are discussing emotions and feelings

  • Jul 27th

    great resource for teaching children about their emotions

    • Jul 27th

      Hi nadine23,
      So glad to hear you like it, thank you for your comment!

  • Jul 21st

    Lovely resource for Learning Mentors teaching emotional literacy, thank you.

    • Jul 21st

      Hi sarajnash,
      You're very welcome! Thank you for commenting :)

  • Jul 20th

    Resource for my Rec/Yr 1 and Yr 2 Class

  • Jul 11th

    Hi!!!!!!! I'm going to use it to teach emotions to young students. Thanks for sharing it!

    • Jul 12th

      Hi sannes67,
      You're very welcome - so glad we could help!

  • Jul 10th

    visual resource for health unit on emotions, thank you.

    • Jul 10th

      Hi Mrsmacca1,
      Glad you are finding it useful!

  • Jul 1st

    Downloaded this resource for the toddler room children to help identify emotions and feelings

    • Jul 1st

      Hi lizbeeden,
      Great to hear it will be so useful :) Thanks for your feedback!

  • Jul 1st

    As a resource for an art lesson than explore emotion expressions.

    • Jul 1st

      Hi pichicha,
      Thanks for your comment! I'm really glad this resource is useful for you :)

  • Jun 25th

    Classroom PSHEdisplay

    • Jun 25th

      Hi zoeyanne,
      Thank you for sharing! :)

  • Jun 9th

    As part of my protective behaviours intervention

    • Jun 9th

      Thanks for you comment byrnel3. :)

  • Jun 9th

    I am going to use these cards on my English Working Wall in a bag of feelings for Alan Peat's Boxing Clever.

    • Jun 9th

      HI there nikki83, great idea!

  • Jun 1st

    To use as a self awareness activity during a Social Use of Language Programme (SULP) for students with Speech, Language and Communication needs/Impairment. Secondary years

    • Jun 1st

      Hi ajholroyd, thank you for your comment, we really appreciate you sharing your ideas with us. :)

  • May 31st

    meeting EYFS next steps with 2 year olds

  • May 29th

    For my class who are ASD. Thank you.

    • May 29th

      Hi there suzgpm, you're welcome!

  • May 27th

    For a child who has difficulty communicating emotions and becomes physically aggressive as a result

    • May 27th

      Thanks for commenting AmeliaClare! I'm glad you've found such a good way to use this resource :)

  • May 27th

    I am to review all emotions with a 7th grade student. The lesson was done three months ago to diversify her vocabulary. It will tell me what she has memorized and the ones I have to keep working with. .

  • May 21st

    for teaching learners during my teaching practice

    • May 21st

      Hi khosi123, thanks for commenting! It's lovely to hear these flashcards will be used for teaching learners :)

  • May 18th

    Emotional Charades - to increase the emotional vocabulary

  • Apr 29th

    I am a Learning Mentor and will be using these emotions cards in one-to-one sessions with pupils.

  • Apr 28th

    1:1 esl activity

  • Apr 25th

    group activity

  • Apr 22nd

    1:1 activity

  • Apr 19th

    whole class circle time game.
    option 1 - 1 child chooses a card and must act out. class guess.
    option 2 - each child has a card on their backs and must try to figure out how they feel without talking.

  • Apr 18th

    Small group activity

  • Apr 15th

    checking-in with group at the start of a session and to laminate/give to each child as a resource they can refer to independently

  • Apr 13th

    group activity

  • Apr 12th

    social speaking group, talking about emotions

  • Apr 3rd

    To use with a child displaying challenging behaviour.

  • Mar 28th

    To teach a non native student about emotions.

  • Mar 26th

    i work in the 2-3 room and we are currently working on expressing our emotions is a positive way.

  • Mar 18th

    for a 1-1 child with anger problems

  • Mar 2nd

    Using the emotion faces to help young people express how they are feeling.

  • Feb 19th

    to discuss emotions and for a flash card game

  • Feb 7th

    talk and explain about emotions

  • Jan 28th

    flash card game

  • Jan 27th

    to support with All about me emotions/feelings.

  • Jan 26th

    fantastic - used for talking through different emotions

  • Jan 18th

    flash cards to support emotions

  • Jan 16th

    for a child with emotional issues. To understand different types of emotion and expressing correctly.

  • Jan 14th

    support my sons emotions

  • Jan 12th

    A teaching resource about emotions and personal feelings

  • Jan 11th

    about ourselves and how we feel

  • Jan 11th

    Talking about behaviour

  • Jan 9th

    Feelings about first day of new school year activity

  • Jan 6th

    circle time

  • Jan 5th

    use as a teaching resource

  • Sep 7th

    The downloaded copy isn't the same as the one featured here ... the expressions on the one I've just got aren't as expressive and some like astonished/confused are impossible for me to tell the difference between, let alone my 5 year-olds ... shame!

    • Sep 7th

      Hi OneGee, thank you for your review, I have passed this on to our team to have a look at for you. :)

    • Sep 8th

      Hi OneGee, thanks for letting us know about this. I have uploaded the newer version of this resources which goes along with the preview. If you'd like to clear your cache and refresh the page it should work fine. Steve :)

    • Sep 8th

      WoW! Amazingly quick responses and sorting of the isssue ... thanks :) The new (*old? :s ...) cards are much better and now match your pics here ...

  • Jan 30th

    Love these, I will use them in my Oral Language Program to promote discussion about children's feelings in certain situations. Thank you :)

  • Sep 25th

    Hi Panther-Anne - Thanks for the comment. I love your idea and we can certainly add that in for you! Steve :)

  • Sep 24th

    Please can you add in disgusted?

  • Oct 11th

    Good size for children to handle.

Ourselves Emotion Word Cards

Ourselves Emotion Word Cards - A set of images and corresponding words depicting the main human emotions. Great for use on display or to promote discussion during class activities.
This resource is available in Standard, Romanian Translation, Romanian, Arabic Translation, Arabic, Polish and Polish Translation.
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    • Twinkl added Polish Version on Jun 11th
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