Activity: Feelings tree

Let’s make a feelings tree!

Before we start, you’ll need:

  • An empty vase, jug or plastic bottle
  • A stick with some branches, or a number of small sticks and twigs
  • String, clothespegs or paper clips
  • Scissors (and a helpful adult to supervise if you are young!)
  • A pencil
  • Some paper or card – reuse what you have at some, like old birthday cards, newspapers or magazines!
  • Felt tip pens

Okay, now we’re ready to begin.

First, arrange the sticks and twigs in your vase or bottle. These will form the branches of your tree.

Take your paper or card, and using your pencil, draw some leaf shapes. Be creative – you can do different sizes and shapes!

Carefully, or with the help of an adult, cut out your leaf shapes.

Take a leaf, and with your felt tip pen, write how you are feeling.

Use the string, peg or clip to attach the leaf to your tree.

Invite others in your home to contribute, and add to your tree throughout the week.

Soon, you will have a feelings tree in full bloom!

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