Firmly supported by a wealth of research linking children’s mental and physical health to emotional well being, this new edition of the bestselling Dealing with Feeling provides teachers of children aged 5–8 with structured opportunities to develop their emotional literacy. In this second edition, Tina Rae emphasizes the development of empathy, tolerance, resilience, and motivation as well as an emotional vocabulary. The text helps teachers introduce students to a variety of techniques for managing more complex and uncomfortable feelings in a variety of situations. Solution-focused strategies are woven into: Worksheet tasks Self-reflection activitiesTake-home assignmentsPacked with teacher-friendly sessions, this book fulfills the requirements of the PSCHE curriculum and Healthy Schools agenda and also complements the SEAL curriculum (Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning).

Feeling Ashamed
Feeling ashamed

Warm up Activity

Chain Reaction

This game requires the pupils to be alert and ready to respond to one another and is great fun when played at a really good pace. The pupils are asked to stand in a circle. The idea of this game is to end up with all the pupils sitting down. A pupil (A) is chosen to begin the game. They are asked to call out the name of another pupil (B) across the circle. Pupil A then sits down, Pupil B calls out the name of the third pupil (C) and Pupil B sits down. Pupil C calls out the name of a fourth pupil (D) and so on. If any pupil hesitates or doesn't respond to being ...

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