Wellbeing: My World

Good mental health habits should start early, with children beginning to get to know themselves and what life is like for them. Through picture books, video clips, stories and even emojis, children learn to understand what different emotions are and what they can do in response to these feelings.

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Lesson 1: Wonderful me! > Understanding my feelings

How would you feel if you lost a beloved toy? Children follow a well-known story to help them to understand and describe the different emotions they may experience.

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Lesson 2: People around me > Special people

Children identify the special people within their lives and explore how peoples' actions can demonstrate how they are feeling and the appropriate ways to respond and interact with them.

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Lesson 3: Resilience > People to Turn to

We don’t have to deal with everything on our own. This lesson looks at who the children can turn to when they need help, support or guidance.

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Lesson 4: Meaning and Purpose > What am I Like?

Children explore their identity and strengths by considering what kind of animal they would be, using appropriate, descriptive vocabulary.

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Lesson 5: Healthy Body, Healthy Brain > Ready for bed

Children reflect on how they get ready for bed and learn about the benefits and importance of getting a good night’s sleep.

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Lesson 6: Relaxation > Progressive Muscle Relaxation

There’s more than one way to relax! Pupils learn two different techniques for helping them to relax; progressive muscle relaxation and laughter, both useful tools to be used in different situations.

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