Apps and Websites That Teach Kids About Feelings

Learning what happy, sad, and confused feelings and faces are are crucial skills for kids. Help them develop their vocabulary and awareness with these great apps and sites.

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Dora & Kai-Lan's Pet Shelter Game Poster Image
Good pet sim with lots of Nick characters.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
(2011)
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Model Me Going Places 2 App Poster Image
Narrated photos prepare kids for social situations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Pet Pals 2: Best of Friends! Game Poster Image
Learn tricks, make friends, and shop with a virtual puppy.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2011)
(2011)
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Ni Hao, Kai-Lan: New Year's Celebration Game Poster Image
Virtual Chinese New Year with perfectly designed games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
(2009)
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See.Touch.Learn. App Poster Image
Trusted teaching tool; setup takes time and a little money.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
(2011)
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Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster Game Poster Image
Engaging and funny interactive adventures are pure joy.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
(2011)
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SesameStreet.org Website Poster Image
Brought to you by the letter "F" -- for fun.
URL: http://www.sesamestreet.org
(2008)
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Faces iMake - Right Brain Creativity App Poster Image
Kids make fanciful facial art using everyday objects.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
(2016)
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Social Adventures App Poster Image
Powerful, engaging tool can help boost kids' social skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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My DPS App Poster Image
Fantastic app teaches emotions, coping strategies for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
(2012)
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Stop, Breathe & Think Kids: Focus, Calm & Sleep App Poster Image
Kids name emotions and go on great, mindful missions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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It's My Life Website Poster Image
Solid tween advice site talks about everything.
URL: http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/
(2007)
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Middle School Confidential 1: Be Confident in Who You Are App Poster Image
Graphic novel teaches kids to feel good about themselves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
(2011)
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Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Game Poster Image
Compelling story with strong role models, loss, and battles.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
(2013)
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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Game Poster Image
Emotional puzzler has great role models, some dark moments.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
(2013)
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Mental Health Awareness for Mind, Mood & Wellbeing App Poster Image
Empower with information using resource; still seek support.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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Scenarios USA Website Poster Image
Short films made by teens, for teens tackle social issues.
URL: http://www.scenariosusa.org
(2012)
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SMITHTeens Website Poster Image
Site challenges teens to summarize their lives in six words.
URL: http://smithteens.com
(2009)
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Stay Teen Website Poster Image
Nonpartisan info for teens on avoiding pregnancy.
URL: http://stayteen.org
(2009)
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That's Not Cool Website Poster Image
Tackles digital dating abuse with videos appealing to teens.
URL: http://www.thatsnotcool.com
(2009)
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Poets.org Website Poster Image
Learn all about American poets and poetry.
URL: http://www.poets.org/
(2005)
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Go Ask Alice! Website Poster Image
Health professionals tackle personal questions with candor.
URL: http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/
(2012)
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Gone Home Game Poster Image
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
(2013)
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Mashable Website Poster Image
Slightly sensationalistic news, social networking.
URL: http://mashable.com/
(2012)
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