Draw and Label the Emotion Activity (EYFS KS1)

Draw and Label the Emotion Activity for EYFS KS1 Children by Exciting Teacher

‘Draw and Label the Emotion Activity for EYFS KS1’ has been designed to support children and young people in identifying their feelings and emotions. 

Sometimes it is difficult to identify exactly how you are feeling. As adults, we can struggle to find the words. However, this word mat has been made as a starting point for discussions surrounding children and young people’s emotions.

This resource features The Scribbles Crew, a group of friendly looking emotions characters that can be created by any child. They are just that: scribbles!

How could this resource be used?

  • To support emotional regulation.
  • To support emotional literacy and identifying different emotions.
  • To support a child 1:1.
  • To support all children as part of a classroom display.


Which statutory England PSHE curriculum* objectives does this resource fall into?

*in line with the PSHE Association 2021 Statutory Guidance.

  • KS1: H12 – to recognise and name different feelings.


Scottish Health and Wellbeing Curriculum Outcome: Mental and Emotional Wellbeing – I am aware of and able to express my feelings and am developing the ability to talk about them.

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