Let's Use Our Big Heart World Words!

When you practice vocabulary words with your child, you help them learn the words that they’ll need to express their big ideas. Here are some words you can practice related to empathy.

Afraid – feeling fear or anxiety, frightened 

Angry – mad

Anxious uneasy, worried, and fearful about something

Brave – having courage

Calm – not feeling strong emotions

Confused – mixed up

Curious – eager to know or learn

Disappointed – not meeting someone’s hope, desire, or expectation

Embarrassed – feeling awkward, self-conscious, or ashamed

Emotion – a deep feeling

Empathy – the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person

Energetic with a high level of energy

Excited – enthusiastic and eager

Feelings – an emotional state or reaction

Frustrated feeling or expressing distress and annoyance, especially because of inability to change or achieve something

Happy – glad

Hopeful – feeling optimism about a future event

Lonely – feeling sad because you’re without companions 

Mad – very angry 

Nervous – uneasy

Proud – pleased with yourself

Relaxed free from tension and anxiety; at ease

Sad – unhappy, feeling sorrow

Scared – feeling afraid

Silly – playfully lighthearted and amusing

Surprised – feeling astonished by something unexpected 

Upset – feeling disappointed, unhappy, or worried

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