KEY STAGE 1 – KINDNESS
(Suitable for ages 5-7)
These lessons support many of the aims and objectives of the new statutory PSHE curriculum for relationships and health education in primary schools. Lessons 1, 2 and 3 were designed for Key Stage 2, but could be adapted for Key Stage 1. Click here for curriculum links and information on how to use these lessons.
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Lesson Plan 1 – Kindness is Powerful
This download pack contains: Lesson Plan 1, a PowerPoint presentation and two activity sheets: Design a Logo and Design an Outfit.
Video 1: Receiving kindness
Video 2: Smiling
Lesson Plan 2 – Receiving Kindness
This download pack contains: Lesson Plan 2, PowerPoint presentation, an additional video, and 2 activity sheets – Positive Words and Fortune Teller.
Lesson Plan 3 – Offering Kindness
This download pack contains: Lesson Plan 3, PowerPoint presentation, and activity sheet – Famous Quotes.
Special Lesson – Kindness in the Pandemic
This download pack contains: Lesson Plan, PowerPoint presentation, and an activity sheet – Dominoes.
Back to School Lesson – Pandemic Heroes
This download pack contains: Lesson Plan and an activity sheet – Hero Medal
Back to School Lesson – Connecting With Others
This download pack contains: Lesson Plan, PowerPoint and 1 activity sheet – Emotions Match Up Cards.
Back to School Lesson – Understanding Emotions
This download pack contains: Lesson Plan, PowerPoint and 1 activity sheet – Feelings Forecast.
Back to School Lesson – Learning Together
This download pack contains: Lesson Plan, PowerPoint and 2 activity sheets – Team Games and Kindness Skills.
These lessons were produced in partnership with Fern Taylor. Fern worked as a primary school teacher for 7 years, co-ordinating both literacy and PSHE within her school. She is also the author of ‘Here and Now: an interactive mindfulness book’ published by HarperCollins. You can find out more about Fern here: ferntaylormindfulness.com.
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