Emotion Body Map Worksheet
What is the theory behind the Emotion body map worksheet?
The emotion body map worksheet is designed to help students and kids understand the mind-body connection. Coloring different emotions in different parts of the body can help students identify where they feel certain emotions. We normally associate different emotions with different body parts when we are sad we feel it in our heart, when we are anxious we feel sensations in our stomach and we are worried we feel a stretch in our head. This worksheet can help kids and even adults signal where they feel these emotions.
How will this worksheet help you?
It is a good way to help your kids talk about their feelings and emotions. With this worksheet, kids can relate to their experiences and communicate things that they usually don’t. It can also acknowledge, validate and normalize their feelings and they will feel more confident about communicating their feelings. They will be able to make sense between our bodily sensations and emotions.
How to use this worksheet?
This worksheet is very easy to use. Parents or caregivers can explain the instructions to the children, and adults can read them themselves. You just need to color the color key for different emotions first and then signal these emotions in your body wherever you feel them. After this, you can complete the given statements by looking at the body parts where you feel the emotion.
You can download this worksheet here.