Friday, October 26, 2012

Emotion Word Art


   Colored pencils/crayons/markers
   Blank paper

Give each patient two pieces of paper.  Divide each paper into 4 squares.  Label the squares 1-8.

State one emotion word.  Have the patients draw this emotion (what it means to them, what image they get in their minds when they hear this word, a time when they felt this emotion, etc.)  Continue until each square is complete.  Try to include both positive and negative emotions words, such as:
Afterwards, go through and have each group member describe one or two of their pictures.  Talk about what each emotion means to each person individually and how they are different.  Talk about why it is important to understand what each emotion means to each person, so we know how to relate to them.

Submitted by Andrea Call

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