The Best Family Read-Alouds About Feelings

Help your child better navigate and understand their feelings with books that encourage social-emotional learning (SEL).
Sep 01, 2022



The Best Family Read-Alouds About Feelings

Sep 01, 2022

Feelings come in a variety of shades, and being happy, sad, or grumpy is a normal part of life for everyone. But for young kids, it can be difficult to not only understand emotions, but also to know how to express feelings appropriately and effectively. Family read-aloud time, however, is a perfect opportunity to help kids open up! 

These social-emotional learning (SEL) read-alouds help young readers make sense of their emotions while guiding them on how to put feelings into words. The highly likable characters, relatable story lines, and engaging illustrations make these books particularly endearing to read as a family

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