Do you feel me? (surprise)

A friend brings over a surprise gift. Can you guess how it made him feel?

Show the feeling word


feeling the greatest amount of joy or happiness

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 a time when they felt ecstatic and it was wonderful. Then ask them about a situation when it might be inappropriate to express feeling ecstatic, even if that’s the way they feel.
  • Ask your child about words that mean the opposite of ecstatic. See how many words your child can come up with.
  • If they were designing a Halloween costume about feeling ecstatic, what would it look like? What colors would it be?


Take turns acting out a situation that might make you ecstatic and have each other guess.


Tell your child a story about a time you saw someone else act ecstatic. What did this feeling look like on their face and sound like in their voice? Then have your child tell you a similar story.

Book lists:

Explore stories about feeling ecstatic 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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