HELP YOUNG PEOPLE EXPAND THEIR EMOTIONAL VOCABULARY!
Download our very small free feelings thesaurus to help kids and teens identify their emotions. In addition, to supporting students broaden their emotional vocabulary. This is a fun alternative to an emotions wheel or chart. Perhaps we shall we call it an emotions grid! Moreover, this social emotional learning freebie can also come in handy for ELA writing assignments, too!
Choose from 4 different printing options, in color and black and white.
And the Feeling Families Are…
Our free feelings thesaurus includes 9 different families. The groups are anger, happy, sad, peaceful, surprise, fearful, shame, excited, and powerful.
For example, the feelings included in the anger family include annoyed, threatened, frustrated, outraged, offended, resentful, disgusted, repulsed, aggressive, and furious. Whereas, the happy family words are optimistic, cheerful, fulfilled, grateful, delighted, satisfied, glad, content, and sentimental. While sad words are bummed, hurt, powerless, depressed, down, pain, discouraged, bored, empty and helpless. On the other hand, powerful feelings include confident, brave, creative, proud, successful, fierce, important, inspired, and daring.
Be sure to download our free feelings chart to see the other emotional category synonyms.
For other SEL activities, check out our fun Feelings Playing Cards. Plus, you and your students may enjoy learning about emotions with our fun Feelings BINGO game, too!