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).
Warm up Activity
This is a fast moving game in which the pupils are required to listen carefully and be alert and ready for action. An object is placed by the facilitator in the centre of the circle. The letters of the alphabet are printed on cards. It will be necessary to use all the letters in order to cover the initials of the first name of every pupil in the class. These are placed in a container. The pupils sit in the circle and the teacher says: 'Anyone with the name ……? A letter is called out, i.e. one which is taken out of the container by the facilitator. All the pupils who then fit into that category stand up and ...