SPHE Resources

At Home with Weaving Well-Being

This fantastic resource by author Fiona Forman has been made available free of charge for parents and guardians to use with their children. It is a well-being journal for children which we think they will really enjoy!

https://indd.adobe.com/view/5237deef-2311-469f-9e2d-b5ee89c2000f

Busy Bodies

4th to 6th Class

Busy Bodies Adolescent Development Programme provides information on the physical and emotional changes that children may experience during puberty, to reassure them that puberty is a normal part of growing up.  Busy Bodies is a useful resource to help support both teachers and parents in providing information on puberty to children aged between 10 and 14.

https://www.healthpromotion.ie/health/inner/busy_bodies 

 

Scoilnet SPHE Page

Infants to 6th Class

A small number of resources to support the SPHE curriculum including the Webwise programme

https://www.scoilnet.ie/primary/theme-pages/sphe/

Breathing Exercises

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAldSdx-jps&feature=youtu.be 

Free Well-Being Resources

Learning Aids:

 

 

 
 
 

For ages 7–13

Dyslexia

Fun, games and activities accompanied by charming cartoons to help children with dyslexia. 
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For ages 5–19

Dyslexia

Interesting and creative activities for children and young people with dyslexia. 
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For ages 7–12

Handwriting exercises for SpLDs

Supports kids with handwriting, through worksheets and activities for building strength, coordination and stamina. 
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Wellbeing:

 

 

 
 
 

For ages 7–11

Resilience and confidence

Perfect for developing resilience, confidence and a growth mindset.
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OUT SOON!  (21/04/2020)

 
 
 

For ages 5–9

Resilience and wellbeing

Guided sessions to help kids build resilience skills.
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For ages 7–14

Relaxation and wellbeing

Using everything from yoga poses and pressure holds, to deep breathing and relaxing coloring activities, the Keep-Calm Guru shows kids how to take back control.
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For ages 11–18

OCD

A self-help diary to help those with OCD explore and understand their daily experiences.
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For ages 6–11

Emotional resilience

Illustrated handouts for kids to colour in and interpret helping to build confidence & emotional resilience.
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For ages 8–14

Anxiety, stress & more

Creative coping activity sheets to help young people manage feelings such as stress & anxiety.
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For ages 5–10

Sleep anxieties

Activity sheets to help a child to outthink and outfight their nightmares.
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For ages 5–10

Self-esteem

Supportive activities to improve their self-esteem, confidence, resilience, and self-belief.
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For ages 5–10

Calm and relaxation

This download will help children relax and find their calm place.
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For ages 5–10

Stress and anxiety

Activities for reducing worry and anxiety, to overcome these difficult feelings.
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For ages 13–18

OCD

Gives teens skills to manage OCD in everyday situations using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
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For ages 12–18

Mental fitness

Self-help for teenagers and young people to promote healthy thinking habits and mental health ‘fitness’.
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