Be on the lookout for an email series where the focus
will be on 7 Keys to Kimochis® Communication.

We hope to teach you one communication key at a time that will strengthen your daily interactions with loved ones. Enjoy these fun family activities and practice using positive communication tools which will deepen the relationships with those you care about most.


Whether you’ve purchased just one character, multiple characters or the Mixed Bag of Feelings, we recommend you watch the Getting Started with the Characters and Feelings video.

(In the video, I tell you to add to your feeling with Mixed Packs.  However, we will no longer offer them in our catalog.)

Invite spontaneous play and build emotional vocabulary!

  • Put the Kimochis® feelings in a bowl in a high-traffic area of your home.
  • Play Kimochis® charades—pick a feeling, act it out, share ways you express or manage that emotion.
  • Surprise family members by hiding feelings in silly places or tucking thoughtful feelings into lunch boxes, backpacks, or a Kimochis® character’s pouch to let your child know that you are thinking of them.

There isn’t a “right” or “wrong” way to play with Kimochis, but there are lots of fun ways to use them and we want to share all of our ideas with parents, including these starter materials: