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.

Browse Apps and Websites That Teach Kids About Feelings

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3
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Good pet sim with lots of Nick characters.
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Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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3
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Narrated photos prepare kids for social situations.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
AGE
4
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Learn tricks, make friends, and shop with a virtual puppy.
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Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, Leapster Explorer
(2011)
AGE
4
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Virtual Chinese New Year with perfectly designed games.
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Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
AGE
4
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Trusted teaching tool; setup takes time and a little money.
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Devices: iPad
(2012)
AGE
4
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Engaging and funny interactive adventures are pure joy.
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Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
AGE
4
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Brought to you by the letter "F" -- for fun.
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URL: http://www.sesamestreet.org
(2008)
AGE
5
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Kids make fanciful facial art using everyday objects.
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Devices: iPad
(2013)
AGE
5
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Electric Company app helps kids learn to express emotions.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
5
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Powerful, engaging tool can help boost kids' social skills.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
AGE
6
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Fantastic app teaches emotions, coping strategies for kids.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
AGE
10
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Solid tween advice site talks about everything.
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URL: http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/
(2007)
AGE
11
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Graphic novel teaches kids to feel good about themselves.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
AGE
11
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Compelling story with strong role models, loss, and battles.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
13
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Emotional puzzler has great role models, some dark moments.
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Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
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Short films made by teens, for teens tackle social issues.
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URL: http://www.scenariosusa.org
(2012)
AGE
13
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Site challenges teens to summarize their lives in six words.
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URL: http://smithteens.com
(2009)
AGE
13
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LEARNING
Nonpartisan info for teens on avoiding pregnancy.
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URL: http://stayteen.org
(2009)
AGE
13
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Tackles digital dating abuse with videos appealing to teens.
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URL: http://www.thatsnotcool.com
(2009)
AGE
14
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LEARNING
Learn all about American poets and poetry.
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URL: http://www.poets.org/
(2005)
AGE
15
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Health professionals tackle personal questions with candor.
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URL: http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/
(2012)
AGE
15
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Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
16
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Slightly sensationalistic news, social networking.
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URL: http://mashable.com/
(2012)