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The Feeling Friends experience is 

not just another program, It's a lifestyle for whole school culture. 

- Dr. Letisha Judd-Manning

The Feeling Friends (TFF) Educational Program

is a well-designed classroom and evidenced-based social and emotional learning (SEL) program that systematically promotes students’ social and emotional competencies, provides opportunities for practice and offers multi-year programming to ensure that students grow socially and emotionally stronger in the early years.  


TFF provides educators the tools to teach children an emotional vocabulary and introduce them to the set of skills involved in identifying, expressing and managing their emotions.   TFF Educational Program provides application, opportunities, and implementation strategies for SEL interactions by providing educators with the tools they need to teach throughout the day. 


There is something special about The Feeling Friends Educational Program.  The Teacher's Guide is just that, a guide filled with activities and lessons that are easy and fun to implement. The guide is designed to become an educator's GO-TO for SEL activities.  The stories are wonderful and impactful.  The music is catchy and filled with strategies for children.  The puppets are well made and engaging!   And the posters reinforce the vocabulary throughout the day.   


Teacher’s Guide that integrates SEL and STEAM activities into lesson plans for maximum learning throughout the day. 


Picture Books that evoke SEL engagement through images as well as words and, through the application of words by images. 


Puppets that help develop language and communication and support positive social and emotional development. 


Digital Music Album with catchy music and literacy videos that encourage student participation and movement. 


Posters that reinforce the feelings vocabulary.


The NC Foundations of Early Learning and Development

The Head Start Early Framework

The Collaborative Academic Social Emotional Learning (CASEL) Guide: Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs Pre-K-5th Grade 

The Social Development Domain of The American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

The NC Standard Course of Study of Healthful Living K-2