Mental Health

Mental Health can effect a child at anytime. Mental health awareness is a key priority for schools and making sure we support our children at the times they need it.

As a parent, we find we all have different ways of coping with things - work, health, children, caring, school, finances, The pressures of modern day life can become a bit overwhelming and we all need a helping hand sometimes.

Children are exactly the same and we need to have the right support at the right time to ensure we are able to talk to the right people and helping them cope with mental health issues.

Children can become anxious about school, friendships, grief, loss, health, body image, home life and so much more.

Parents need support and guidance and sometimes we struggle to find the right people to talk to.

Schools all have a duty of care to support you and your child if you think you need help and assistance.

Just talking to someone to get there opinion or advice or just someone who will listen helps.

What symptoms do I need to be aware of or look out for?

What help can I get my child?

What help can I get for myself?


Family Full House Bingo Challenge

Erewash Voluntary Action CVS Ltd

Family Full House Bingo Challenge KS1

Connect Keep Learning Take Notice Be Active Give

Read a Book

Take turns storytelling.

Kung Fu Panda Punctuation

Learn punctuation in a fun way.

Kung Fu

Paint/ Draw

Paint/ draw a picture of your family and/ or friends.

Yoga Time

Cosmic Kids

Being Helpful

Tidy your room.


Make up a handshake with 5 different actions.

Build a Tower

Can you build a really tall towerusing different objects?

Hands and Feet

Draw around someone’s hands or feet.

Can you turn them into an animal or a character?


Build a den inside or outside.

Treasure Hunt

Take an empty egg box and collect special things from outside.

Who would you like to give it to and why?

Guessing Game

Blindfold each other and see if you can guess what the different foods are without looking?

Grass Cutting with Supervision

Cut the grass with scissors.

Make grass soup!


Look up at the night sky.

What can you see?


Complete 50 star jumps.


Record or write a message for someone you love.

Smilers Challenge

How long can you stare at each other without smiling?

Sweep Up Challenge

Can you learn how to

sweep up?

Cloud Busting

Look up at the sky. What shapes do the clouds look like? Where would you like to travel to on the cloud?


Can you share 5 different moves?

Dressing Up

Dress up.

Put on a show.

Make someone laugh.


Show an adult how to play a game you enjoy.

Make Music

Use pans and kitchen equipment to make different sounds.


Collect lots of natural objects, leaves, stones, flowers to make a picture.

Outdoor Painting

Paint paths, fences, stones with water. How quickly does it dry?


Have a lovely bath or shower. Give your body a good spring clean.

Erewash Voluntary Action CVS Ltd

Family Full House Bingo Challenge KS2

Connect Keep Learning Take Notice Be Active Give


Take 10 pictures of things that make you happy.

Share and compare.

Train your Brain

How many flags can you name?


Practice Ways to Feel Calm

Chill Skills

Circuit Challenge

Circuit Challenge

Be Kind

Make a card/ draw a picture or send a message to someone you care about.

Try Not to Blink Challenge

How long can you stare at each other without blinking?

Learn 5 New Facts

Learn 5 new facts about an octopus.

Draw a Picture


Hot and Cold

Ask a family member to hide 5 things and you have to find them.


Give yourself time to relax and do the things you enjoy.


Play hangman. Who is the winner?

Make Me Laugh

Learn 5 new jokes.

Share them with your family.

Practice Breathing

Breathing Exercises

Can you practice at night before you go to sleep?

60 Second Physical

Activity Challenges

Youth Sport Trust

Give Your Time

Help a family member with housework or a task.

A-Z Challenge

Together can you think of an emotion for each letter of the alphabet?

Deadly 60 Quiz

BBC Quiz

Listen to Music.

Reflect: How does that music make you feel?

Strength Challenge

Can you put your arms out to the side and keep doing small circles until a song ends?


Keep in touch with a friend. Look after each other. Stay connected.

My 5 Ways to Wellbeing Weekly Diary

Simply write or draw the activity you have completed on each day and draw an emoji that reflects how it made you feel.







Overall how did you feel today 0-5?

5 = Feeling really good

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