“How Would You Feel If…” – Tips For Building Empathy – Moms Magazine

Even with preschoolers, we can start by teaching them feeling words. They may not understand them right away, but they soon catch on. I’ve definitely heard three-year-olds say they are “frustrated” because their parent used that word for themselves. “It’s frustrating when the washing machine breaks down and we have all this laundry. I’m not mad, just annoyed. I’ll call the fix-it guy.”