This week you will find some links to website to support your child's health and wellbeing at home. I have also attached some resources which can be printed off and completed at home.
Self-esteem helps children cope with mistakes and build their resilience. It helps them try again, even if they fail at first. As a result, self-esteem will help them do better at school, at home, and with friends. Children with low self-esteem feel unsure of themselves, so improving self-esteem, improves confidence.
http://www.plantlovegrow.com/self-esteem.html - This website has some wonderful activities which can be used to build self esteem.
Mindfulness colouring is a relaxing and calming activity which can also encourage children to explore their creativity while improving fine motor skills.
https://www.teachingideas.co.uk/2d-art/mindfulness-colouring-images-animals Here you will find a range of mindfulness colouring pages which can be printed off
https://www.teachstarter.com/gb/blog/classroom-mindfulness-activities-for-children-gb/ On this website you will find some mindfulness activities which your children could take part in.
This can help children to regulate their emotions, thereby having fewer meltdowns, reduce their impulsivity and improve concentration and focus.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWOHcGF1Tmc Struggling to get the kids to sleep? Allow these relaxing Sleep Stories, Guided Meditations and purposely-designed Sleep Meditations to get your little ones off to a perfect nights rest.
https://annakaharris.com/mindfulness-for-children/ This website has a range of meditation techniques for children in the form of audio clips.
Self-care is about the things that we can do to look after our own mental health.
https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone/ Plenty of breathing exercise, activities, games and videos to help let go of worries.
https://www.annafreud.org/on-my-mind/self-care/ A variety of activities that will help you and your child to manage your wellbeing.