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The Way I Feel

*The Way I Feel

by Janan Cain


‘The Way I Feel’ is a great addition to any child’s library.  It’s a fun and playful rhyming story and it teaches about the basic emotions that all children experience.  More importantly, it teaches that no emotions are bad and they are all a part of who we are.

Book Activity:  Try reading this book with your child at the end of the day.  With each feeling ask them if they can think of a time that day that they experienced that emotion.  If they can’t think of anything try coming up with something for them.  This is a wonderful way to practice feeling words, identify emotions and talk about how they dealt with their feelings that day…and perhaps what they could have done differently.  This book also has a page at the end for extra ideas of how parents can use the book with more verbal children.

This book can be purchased through:

And can be borrowed through you local Burnaby Public Library


*Book of the Month post courtesy of Cameray Child and Family Services

*For more ideas on how to use books to help your young child learn and develop, contact the Parent Support Program at Cameray Child and Family Services at 604-436-9449.  The Parent Support Program is open to Burnaby and New Westminster parents with children under the age of 5.  Through this program you can book individual appointments to discuss a variety topics, learn parenting information through an experienced worker, and find creative ways to fit this new information into your family’s lifestyle.  Daily ongoing parenting and interactive groups are also offered.

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