Emotional Support For Children

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Ms Laura Clark

Hi, I’m Ms Clark and I’m the Emotional Literacy Co-ordinator at Broughton PS.

Students work in small groups learn about their emotions and how to manage them. I’ve provided links below to a range of websites to support mental and emotional wellbeing at home.

BBC Bitesize – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zmkqhyc/resources/1 

(First level video clips to support P1-4 with mental and emotional wellbeing.) 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zbpv9j6/resources/2 

(Second Level video clips to support P5-7.)

Calm Zone – Childline have an excellent variety of activities to help children to feel calm https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone/

A helpful infographic poster to support children who are experiencing anxiety https://www.priorygroup.com/media/594863/understanding-childhood-anxiety-v1.jpg

Relaxation activities to try at home  https://www.savethechildren.org.uk/what-we-do/coronavirus/resources/learning-at-home/relaxation-exercises-to-do-at-home-with-your-kids

An emotions wheel which can be used to help children to identify and name how they are feeling  https://www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/media/2001/emotion-wheel.pdf

Resilience –  Sesame Street have a lovely range of information on how to support children to be resilient  Resilience | Sesame Street in Communities – Sesame Street in Communities 

A printable board game to play with children to encourage resilience  https://mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/media/2042/resilience-game.pdf

Change and loss  – Resources to help parents to support their children with change and loss – https://www.partnershipforchildren.org.uk/uploads/Files/PDFs/Resilience%20Activities/Change%20and%20Loss%20Activities.pdf

https://mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/media/2039/top-ten-tips-for-coping-with-change.pdf

Regulation Strategies for Home

Seven Days of Kindness Calendar

Resources for Parents and Carers on Anxiety and Worry