Thinking and feeling

These classroom activities & lesson plans, which directly link to the PD&MU curriculum, teach Year 7 children about identifying and exploring feelings.

Thinking And Feeling

As you work through this resource in the classroom, children will:

  • examine and explore their own and others’ feelings and emotions;
  • know how to recognise, express and manage feelings in a positive
  • and safe way
  • recognise that feelings and emotions may change at times of change
  • and loss

The resource is made up of five different classroom activities for teachers to run with pupils, with detailed notes for the staff member delivering the activities.

This resource forms part of a wider unit of work around PD&MU. You can find additional resources for Year 7 here.

 

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • Children aged 10 to 11
  • Use with whole classes

This resource is also available in Irish Gaelic here.

 

Curriculum links

Northern Ireland – Personal Development & Mutual Understanding

Personal Understanding & Health

Pupils should be enabled to explore:

• their self-esteem, self-confidence and how they develop as individuals (KS2)

• their management of a range of feelings and emotions and the feelings and emotions of others (KS2)

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