Kindness and wellbeing teaching resources

Boost students wellbeing and build resilience by celebrating the power of kindness. Children and young people are encouraged to learn about and practise kind acts with our range of kindness resources. They will learn the importance of being kind to others as well as themselves. It also explores resilience as kindness can help us to cope with any challenges and changes.

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Young person taking part in a refugee art project. Drawing 'human together'

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Subjects: PSHE, SMSC, Citizenship

Primary and secondary resource helping students understand migration, build empathy, increase understanding and learn about the stories of refugees and their journey.

  • Kindness
  • Refugees and migration
Children showing grandparents artwork

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Subjects: PSHE

Coronavirus activities for children and young people on safety, kindness and first aid.

  • Kindness
Two sisters learning first aid at home on a tablet

Age: 5-18

Type: Activities, teaching package, films

Subjects: PSHE

Activities to support learning first aid skills and showing how these skills can be used in everyday life with kindness and confidence.

  • Kindness
  • First aid and the bystander effect
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Age: 5-18

Type: Lesson plan, teaching package, videos

Subjects: PSHE, Tutor time

A range of activities to help children and young people learn first aid at home during the coronavirus crisis.

  • Kindness
  • First aid and the bystander effect
  • Home learning resources
Graphic of two historic Red Cross posters half coloured in

Age: 7-18

Type: Quick activities

Subjects: PSHE, History

Use colouring activities and posters from the archives to learn more about the British Red Cross and its history of kindness. Suitable for primary and secondary students, ages 7 to 18.

  • Humanitarianism and the Red Cross
  • Kindness
  • Home learning resources
Photograph of a large drawing by children of a rainbow and the words "Thank you NHS - Thank you workers" during the coronavirus outbreak.

Age: 5-19

Type: Activities

Subjects: PSHE, Tutor time

Primary and secondary educational resource to support students and help them build resilience and ease stress that might arise during challenging times at home or school.

  • Kindness
  • Home learning resources
A close-up of a young woman's hands holding cut-out paper hearts in different colours and sizes.

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Subjects: PSHE, Tutor time

Activities to help build resilience, form healthy habits, positive routines, and ways to cope. Suitable for primary and secondary school students ages 7 to 18.

  • Humanitarianism and the Red Cross
  • Kindness
  • Home learning resources
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Age: 5 - 11

Type: Quick activity

Subjects: PSHE

Filled with wellbeing activities and ideas, the Spring kindness calendar teaches the power of kindness and promotes wellbeing. It is suitable for primary school children, aged 5 to 11

  • Humanitarianism and the Red Cross
  • Kindness