Supporting children’s wellbeing
Wellbeing activities for children
As parents, carers and school staff, there are ways you can support children to give them the best chance to stay mentally healthy.
The activities below based on the Skills for Life programmes are designed to help children process feelings, communicate effectively, cope with their anxieties and difficulties and deal with change and loss.
- Take around 10 minutes to complete and can be downloaded or done with pen and paper
- Designed for children aged five to nine but can be adapted for younger or older children and children with Special Educational Needs.
- Include instructions for adults to complete the activities with children
Download your FREE children's wellbeing activities for teaching staff and families here:
Communication and relationships
Change and loss
- Read more about how to talk to children about death.
Our short video on ‘Talking to children about death’ is based on expert advice and gives tips on how to respond to children’s questions.
Ways to cope and be mindful
Please feel free to share photos and posts about children completing the activities and tag us! #PfChildren
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