It Felt Like... - FamilyEducation

It Felt Like...

This activity will help your child learn how to describe other people's actions and emotions.


  • 10 to 20 minutes


  • Your child's favorite book


  1. You can take a favorite story a step further after you read it by asking the child what a particular character felt like at some point in the story.
  2. Help to extend vocabulary as your child searches for ways to explain feelings.


  • Make a list of words together that describe what a character felt.
  • Ask the child if there is another way the story could have ended.
  • Ask if there is another way a character could have acted.
  • Ask the child how they feel about a particular part of a story.