Our free teaching resources for 5-11 year-olds

Primary Teaching Resources

Resources for 5 – 7 year olds

Below is a series of lessons for 5-7 year olds, which aim to promote psychological, emotional and social wellbeing. Lessons are designed primarily to be taught as part of the PSHE, PSE, PD&MU or Health and Wellbeing curriculums, but activities could also be incorporated into other lessons such as drama. 

Lesson 1 – Recognising and respecting similarities and differences in ourselves and others.
Lesson plan – Similarities and differences
PowerPoint – Tell me about you
Teacher’s activity sheet – Similarities and differences

Lesson 2 – Learning about myself – developing self-image and self-esteem.
Lesson plan – About me
Teacher’s activity sheet – I have never
Teacher’s activity sheet – “Dolly Dizzler”

Lesson 3 – Developing social skills – meeting new people.
Lesson plan – Meeting new people
PowerPoint – Meeting new people

Lesson 4 – Bullying – types and responses to bullying and recognising other’s feelings.
Lesson plan – Bullying and feelings
Powerpoint – Bullying and feelings

Resources for 8 – 11 year olds

Below is a series of lessons for 8-11 year olds, which aims to promote psychological, emotional and social wellbeing. Lessons are designed primarily to be taught as part of the PSHE, PSE, PD&MU or Health and Wellbeing curriculums, but activities could also be incorporated into other lessons such as drama.

Lesson 1 – Recognising and respecting similarities and differences in ourselves and others.
Lesson plan – Similarities and differences
Teacher’s activity sheet – We are all unique
Worksheet – What do you like?

Lesson 2 – Developing self-awareness and a positive self-image.
Lesson plan – Self mottos and self-awareness
Teacher’s activity sheet – Self-awareness
Worksheet – Self mottos

Lesson 3 – Developing social skills – Meeting new people
Lesson plan – Meeting new people
PowerPoint – Meeting new people

Lesson 4 – Bullying – types of bullying and how to manage bullying situations.
Lesson plan – Bullying
PowerPoint – Bullying
Worksheet – Bullying scenarios

We are currently working to develop these and new resources, and welcome your feedback and suggestions. If you have used our resources and would like to comment, or if you couldn’t find what you were looking for please do not hesitate to contact us.  Alternatively, if you have any teaching materials or lesson ideas which you think would be suitable for Changing Faces and you are happy to share them with other education professionals, we would be extremely grateful if you would send them to us.

Contact Dr Jane Frances, Policy Advisor in Education, or call 0345 450 0275.