Well-being activity Week 1
Each week, while children are not able to go to school, Unlocking Potential will be sending activities home to help with some of the small and the big feelings that your children might be having.
Many of these activities will have an accompanying demonstration video which you will be able to find on the Unlocking Potential Youtube Channel and on the site below. We hope you enjoy receiving our Weekly Well-being activities and find them useful!
This is a great calming exercise for both adults and children. You can do this anywhere when you have a difficult feeling and you need a moment to reset. Watch our UP video of hand breathing below.
This activity will help you to identify the people in your life who are the most special to you and who are there to support you when you have a difficult feeling or something unusual is happening. It is important that we keep in contact with the people in our life that make us feel happy, safe, and good about ourselves.
Your children can make their own circles of support drawing, see below for a video showing how to do this. You can find a template for the activity in the PDF for download above.
It can be hard to think of new games to play inside. This is a fun activity your child can do on their own or with someone in your home! Check out our downloadable PDF above for the instructions.
It can be difficult to know how to talk about coronavirus to children in a way that they can understand. Have a look at our 5 top tips to help with this below.