a class book called "Things to Be Happy About."
Each child contributes a page by drawing and writing about things
that make them happy.
Make a "Big Book of Feelings" by cutting poster board
into 12" x 14" pieces.
Cut a 7" circle out of the middle of each page.
Write a different emotion on each page, such as "happy,"
"sad," "angry," "proud," etc.
Children hold up the book and insert their face through the circle
making the appropriate facial expression.
Discuss what makes you feel different ways.
"What can you do if you are angry?"
"What can you do if you are scared?"
children make up their own versions of this chant using their
Children can also do this activity sitting on the floor or in
what it means to be a "couch potato."
Why is it important to get exercise?
Brainstorm what you can do instead of watching television.
Make a list of what you can do to "get in shape."
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