The lovable monkey feels a whole gamut of feelings all day long. Being chased by the bear, he feels sad & surprised to see colourful, beautiful butterflies fly out when he unwraps his gift.
Change the eyes & mouth expressions on the lovable monkey to show what he is feeling. You decide if the monkey is happy, sad, angry or surprised with his day. Or is he just scared?
- Fine motor skills
- Oral Expression
- Emotional identification
- Self-expression & Confidence
Monkey Expressions (Chalk & Chuckles) 2.5 - 5yrs
Contents: 1 wooden box, 15 Magnetic pieces: 5 eye pieces, 5 mouth pieces, 5 thought bubbles, Instructions
Age: 2.5 - 5 yrs
Level 1: Copy
Encourage the child to use the puzzle pieces to copy and name the expressions on the monkey. See the monkey feeling ‘Sad, Mad or Glad!’
Level 2: Recall
Name the feeling. E.g. “Scared” and ask the child to create that expression on the monkey without reference pictures.
Level 3: Connect
Place a situation thought bubble over the monkey’s head. See what is happening and ask the child to identify the feeling. Name the feeling and make that expression on the monkey.