It Felt Like...


  • 10 to 20 minutes


  • Your child's favorite book


  1. You can take a favorite story a step further after you read it by asking the child what a particular character felt like at some point in the story.
  2. Help to extend vocabulary as your child searches for ways to explain feelings.


  • Make a list of words together that describe what a character felt.
  • Ask the child if there is another way the story could have ended.
  • Ask if there is another way a character could have acted.
  • Ask the child how they feel about a particular part of a story.


Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

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