50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Emotions


Helping children understand, explore and manage their emotions

Sally Featherstone, Kay Margetts

Emotional competence is a precious gift that requires adult support, guidance, and modelling to develop. A strong sense of well-being is a core outcome in the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), with personal, social, and emotional development at the heart of best practices.

Key Features:

  • Comprehensive Support: Provides 50 short starter sessions, each focused on a different aspect of emotional development.
  • Engaging Activities: Includes follow-up ideas to help children understand, explore, and manage their emotions and those of others.
  • Varied Approaches: Utilises discussion, observation, stories, songs, and movement to address emotional development.
  • Core Outcome Alignment: Supports the EYLF’s focus on fostering personal, social, and emotional well-being in children.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Emotions is an essential resource for educators, offering practical activities to help children navigate their emotions and build a strong foundation for personal and social success.


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Sally Featherstone

Sally Featherstone has a wealth of experience as a teacher, consultant, trainer, and author in the field of early childhood education. In 1993, she and Phill Featherstone founded Featherstone Education, a division of Bloomsbury Publishing.

Kay Margetts

Kay Margetts is an Honorary Principal Fellow and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, The University of Melbourne. She has a strong background in early childhood development, learning and teaching both as a practitioner and as an academic. Her main areas of research are transition and adjustment to school, accompanied by a strong record of publications. Kay is regularly engaged in knowledge exchange activities with the education sector including teachers, educators and parents.

Additional Information
Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 297 × 210 × 5 cm