Developing pupils’ confidence, resilience and knowledge so that they
can keep themselves mentally healthy
Understanding the consequences of their behaviour and actions
Equipment & Resources
Lesson PPT, paper, pen and colours.
Introduce the session with the lesson objectives along with the key
word’s pupils will hear.
Pairs activity: Ask pupils how they have felt this week. Ask them to talk
about the types of things that have made them feel different feelings.
Explain what feelings are using slide 4.
Pairs activity: Pupils must write down as many feelings as they can
think of on little strip of paper. They must take it in turns to choose a
feeling and act it out with a facial expression. Their partner must try to
guess the feeling
Whole class activity: Go through the photos on slides 6 – 8 and
ask pupils to talk to each other about the feelings each child may
be feeling in the pictures.
Pairs activity: Ask pupils to talk to their partner about the
questions on slide 9. Talk through slide 10.
Talk through slide 10 about how to make yourself feel better
during difficult times.
Feel good book: Pupils must create a little book by drawing any
negative feelings they may feel. They must then write down one
way they can keep it under control or make themselves feel good.
They can draw as many different feelings as they like to form a
Watch the video about feelings and emotions.
Discussion: Ask pupils to talk about when they last felt angry and
why and what they did you do calm down?
Recap the lesson and suggest ways for pupils to keep clam using
slides 14 and 15.
Calm cards: Ask pupils to choose 3 things that make them feel
angry. Pupils can design their own calm card strategy for each