Mental Health Awareness Week KS1 Assembly

This is an engaging 36 slide PowerPoint ideal for an assembly for raising awareness and understanding of mental health. Explained with teddy bears it enables young children to comfortably discuss this important topic

Could also be a useful PSHE lesson on discussing and coping with feelings.

Takes the children through these key question:
What is mental health?
A child friendly definition.
What should we do when things get tough?
Strategies for coping with intense feelings, inspirational quotes from well known fairy tales and reasons for keeping active.
How do I keep my mind healthy?
Easy everyday activities that can keep your mind healthy.
Who has mental health problems?
4 famous people share their experiences.
What have we learned today?
It is important to talk about our emotions, ask for help when we need support and to look after our minds and bodies.
Who can we ask for help?
4 sources of support supplied.

Lots of opportunities for discussion and higher level thinking. All concepts explained clearly.

All child friendly terms used.

Relevant for KS1.

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Created: May 14, 2018

Updated: Jan 8, 2019


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