Video Resources:

Understanding emotions

Why do we lose control of our emotions? (6.5 minutes): Simple, easy-to-understand whiteboard animation to help early Elementary-aged children gain an understanding of the way their brains work to recognize and manage their emotions. This video introduces the idea of “flipping your lid” and how the brain works when these emotions occur. 

More information on emotions

A short story about emotions (7 minutes): This video explains emotions and how they are learned. This may be helpful for older students and/or information for parents.


Feeling Wheel Feeling Check-in Feeling Check-in (Spanish)

Sourced from: Centervention and Sources of Strength