Primary teaching resources

Our free, easy-to-use teaching resources help children aged 5 to 11 to look at the world from a humanitarian point of view.

These curriculum-linked activities, sessions and teaching packages are ideal for PSHE, Citizenship, English, Art, Geography and informal learning time. They help primary learners develop empathy with others, learn to help others, develop their resilience and gain many other life skills.


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Dad and son learning at a desk at home

Age: 5-14

Type: Quick activity

Subjects: PSHE

A free kindness learning pack including activities around kindness, coping, recognising feelings and learning new skills.

  • Kindness
  • Home learning resources
Character designs v3

Age: 7-18

Type:

Subjects: PSHE, Citizenship, Tutor time

Curriculum linked resources with activities for primary and secondary learners about loneliness and feeling lonely

  • Humanitarianism and the Red Cross
  • Kindness
  • Home learning resources
The Snowman, Snowdog and a little boy flying through the air

Age: 5-11

Type: Quick activity

Subjects: PSHE, Cross-curricular, SMSC

Children are encouraged to learn about and practise kindness this December with the The Snowman™ and The Snowdog in our new kindness calendar.

  • Humanitarianism and the Red Cross
  • Kindness
Students returning to school

Age: 5-18

Type:

Subjects: PSHE, Tutor time

Activities to record your journey back to better, to resilience and recovery

  • Kindness
  • Disasters and emergencies
RS25451_Red Cross063-scr (1)

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Subjects: PSHE

Educational activities for young people and children ages 7 to 8 exploring what personal resources they have to manage and understand stress and anxiety.

  • Kindness
  • Home learning resources
RS25494_billy exercise 4-scr web (1)

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Subjects: PSHE

Wellbeing activities for children and teenagers aged 7 to 18 feeling anxious, stressed, and lonely. Learn coping skills and build resilience to support wellbeing.

  • Kindness
  • Home learning resources
Young people talking about experiences to camera

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Subjects: Citizenship, PSHE

Resources for children and young people for home learning, using the experiences of other young people aimed at building empathy, understanding and resilience through storytelling.

  • Kindness
  • Refugees and migration
  • Home learning resources
Image of little girl holding a British Red Cross branded folder entitled 'My kind acts', and smiling.

Age: 7-18

Type: Activities

Keep children and young people entertained during the summer holidays with the summer of kindness calendar.

  • Kindness
A boy of around ten years old sits at a table drawing while his father sits next to him.

Age: 3-18

Type: Guidance and activities

Subjects: Citizenship

A free primary and secondary teaching resource about how to support and talk to children and young people about race, racism and anti-racism.

  • Kindness
  • Humanitarianism and the Red Cross
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