Social Skills Activities | Feelings Emotions | Problem Solving | Fall Pumpkins

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Build social skills for emotions and facial expressions all fall with this fun multiple activity set! Use the variety of activities for fall and pumpkin themes in speech therapy sessions or for your literacy stations. The varied levels, with pictures, words, and short problem scenarios for emotions make working with mixed-level groups easier.

Activities include:

1- Use the picture game boards to match the emotion word cards to the pumpkin.

2- Use the word game boards and give an example of when you felt this way after matching the facial expression picture cards or the emotion word cards to your board.

3- Use any of the emotion cards to play standard games like matching, memory, or go fish.

4- Listen to the 20 short Halloween problem scenario cards and tell how the character feels.

5- Listen to the 20 short autumn-themed problem scenarios and tell how the character feels.

6- Use the synonym/antonym task cards to fill in the word that fits the sentence context.

7- Use any of the card sets with the open-ended pumpkin board game.

8- Use the emotion strategy cards during play to foster independence.

9- Finish the emotions maze activity.

10- Complete the worksheets.

11- Use the task cards and student response sheets for center activities.

12- Play the pumpkin spinner activities.

What are happy buyers saying?

+ This was a great game for my Kinder group that happened to be on Halloween, but I can certainly use it for other groups this fall too! :) Thank you!

+ This was such a fun resource for my younger social skills groups! Thank you!

+ All my groups loved this activity! Great festive product!

+ Great visuals! Very useful packet of materials.

Included are:

* 20 word cards for emotions (happy, sad, worried, excited, surprised, afraid, concerned, disappointed, confused, bored, sorry, annoyed, embarrassed, disgusted, proud, irritated, shocked, nervous, furious)

* 20 pumpkin face cards showing these emotions.

* 12 game strips with words.

* 12 game strips with pumpkin emotion faces.

* 5 pumpkin face spinners.

* 8 optional game cards for naming emotions.

* Strategy cards showing all of the facial expressions and vocabulary grouped by basic emotion.

* Printable open-ended pumpkin game board.

* Printable B/W pumpkin activity sheet to color, daub or smash!

* 20 Halloween scenarios to elicit the emotion vocabulary.

* 20 autumn scenarios to elicit the emotion vocabulary.

* An emotion word mini-poster.

* 2 worksheets to label the emotion on the face and write a sentence.

* A worksheet for matching pumpkins with the same emotions.

* An emotions maze activity.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation.
Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.
Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification.


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