Do you feel me? (roller coaster)

A thrill ride isn't thrilling for her. Can you guess what she was feeling instead?
YouTube video

Show the feeling word


Full of fear; very frightened

Take it further

Emotions matter. Emotions influence our decision making and color our relationships. Research shows that children who develop emotional intelligence skills are kinder, happier, healthier, and more successful. Help your child develop emotional intelligence by playing another round of our feeling words game.

Conversation starters:

  • Ask your child about the video: How did the girl’s voice, expression, and description show you how she was feeling? Did you almost feel how she was feeling, too, by just listening to her?
  • Ask your child: When you feel terrified, do you usually want to keep feeling that way? What might you do to feel less afraid, to calm yourself?


Tell your child a story about one time when you felt terrified, but tell your story without any expression in your face or voice. Ask your child what was weird about the story and what they expected you to act like. Now tell your “terrified” story with lots of vocal and facial expressions. Ask your child to tell you what changed and how that affected them as a listener.

Book lists:

Explore stories about feeling terrified in our feeling word book lists:

Watch more Do you feel me? videos and learn more about emotions.
Read more about the Feeling Words Curriculum.
Have some fun with feeling words with our Mad-Sad-Glad Libs.


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