Lesson 2: Online emotions

Discovering which devices connect to the internet, finding out top tips for staying safe online and how using the internet can affect our emotions. Designing an animal mask with top tips for using the internet safely

Learning objective

  • To understand different feelings when using the internet

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school.
  • Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Before the lesson

Download classroom resources

Attention grabber

Main event

Next steps

Pupils needing extra support: Should focus on one of the four top tips to include in their animal face mask.


Pupils working at a greater depth: Can also include the positive and negative effects of the internet on their masks, which the class covered in ‘Lesson 1: Using the internet safely’

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progression and understanding


Created by:
Donna Rawling,  
Computing specialist
Donna has worked in Primary Education for over 16 years, specialising in Computing for the last eight. A CAS Master Teacher and Community Host, Code Club,  NCCE and Barefoot Computing facilitator, Donna is passionate about pupils’ access to Computing and…
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