Most of the time, preschoolers lack the words to describe their feelings. It takes some time for a child to develop introspection. Introspection, also known as the eighth sense, can help children understand and feel what's going on inside their bodies.
Noticing the feelings and then expressing them through vocabulary is an exercise that can benefit a child in the long run. Here's how parents and teachers at after school enrichment programs can boost the emotional vocabulary of a child.