Me, myself and I

Image: Feelings are facts by Wrote on Flickr

We have selected these resources to support you when you need information relating to citizenship, families, feelings, identity and individuality, self-esteem, and values. SCIS 1525163

See also: Bullying


The Brain Works Programme/Coping Skills 4 Kids

A large website with information on the physical and emotional workings of the brain largely designed for pre-teens and teenagers.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
www.copingskills4kids.net/


Child and Youth Health

The Child and Youth Health website has extensive information on how to be a happy and healthy child, including:

Feelings and emotions
Describes what feelings and emotions are, what makes us feel happy, nervous, sad, and how to manage feelings.

Families
Find useful articles here on families, from adoption and moving house, to pocket money and siblings.

School
Explore a variety of topics about life at school, from bullying, making friends, peer pressure, to tests and exams.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
http://www.cyh.com/SubDefault.aspx?p=255  


Dealing with Feelings

A comprehensive site covering kids and teen health. The above link is aimed at primary age students under the subject, Feelings. ‘Kids Health’ offers a comprehensive range of information about health related topics for kids, teens and parents.. A large number of sub-topics are covered.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/


It’s My Life

Topics covered include; time management, bullies, and relationships with friends, puberty, eating disorders, relationships at school and home and more. Provides links to teacher resources on related topics.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/index.html


Life Education Trust

Offers interactive activities for primary school students. Information is presented in songs and games centred on topics such as being happy, feelings, identity and individuality.

Suggested level: junior primary
www.lifeeducation.org.nz/KIDS.html


Neuroscience For Kids

This interactive site covers detailed topics about how the brain works, experiments and games relating to brain function; memory and learning, perception, biological rhythms, reflexes, any much more.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html


Young Minds

Young Minds provides information on how diet and exercise affect mental health, well being, and relationships. Common mental health disorders and issues are discussed and explanations and fact sheets are included.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
www.youngminds.org.uk/for_children_young_people


Books

Have you thought about using books with your class to support your topic? The following are some suggestions for your students (and you!) to read and enjoy.

Eric, by Chris Wormell, 2012 (picture book)
A cup of hot chocolate, by Rose Stanley, 2014 (picture book)
The friendship matchmaker, by Randa Abdel-Fattah, 2011 (fiction)

Videos

A good place inside of me. Darren Eiswirth. Youtube. 5.50
www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJW9bEfyiCo