PE and Wellbeing
Physical Health and Wellbeing
You might end up with achy legs but Joe Wick’s will wake up or help you stay active throughout the day with his PE lessons on his YouTube Channel.
A fun yoga and mindfulness channel which uses stories to guide you through:
Join Strictly’s Obi Mabuse for a daily dance class for children:
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Mental Health is just as important as physical health. Try some of the following activities to help you feel good each day.Cuddling up and watching a film, mindfulness colouring, going for a walk (if allowed) or reading together will feel just as relaxing for many children as any of these activities. Twinkl is free at the moment and has lots of mindfulness colouring that you can print off.
A favourite at school is Relax like a cat! http://www.socialworkerstoolbox.com/relax-like-cat-relaxation-exercise-children/ This might produce lots of giggles rather than calmness the first few times but giggles are good!
- https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/20-relaxation-cards-for-children.pdf – Very short, simple and lovely activities to do as a family.
- https://www.innerhealthstudio.com/relaxation-for-children.html free relaxation scripts.
Also, remember that you are your childs safe person, they look to you when they are stressed. This might come out as crying, anger or as challenging behaviour. Behaviour of any kind is communication.
If you are struggling to explain COVID 19 to your child/ren then check out the stories below which have been written to help.