Picture Books to Develop Emotional Intelligence

6 Dec

emotional intelligence

I was thinking about what to do for a blog post today and my boyfriend suggested titles to develop emotional intelligence… who am I to argue with a good idea! Check out some of these great titles to teach kids how to identify their own emotions (and others) and how to process them.

  1. Today I Feel Silly Other Moods That Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis, illustrated by Laura Cornell
  2. Llama Llama Mad at Mama by Anna Dewdney
  3. One by Kathryn Otoshi
  4. Glad Monster, Sad Monster by< Ed Emberley, illustrated by Anne Miranda
  5. Millie Fierce by Jane Manning
  6. In My Heart: A Book of Feelings by Jo Witek, illustrated by Christine Roussey
  7. The Way I Feel by Janan Cain
  8. Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids by Carol McCloud
  9. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst, illustrated by Ray Cruz
  10. Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard
  11. The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
  12. The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood, illustrated by Renata Liwska
  13. My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss, illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
  14. The Feelings Book by Todd Parr

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