Kindness and coping
Helping others and being kind
When people help someone with first aid, they are being kind. In this section, you’ll find out more about what kindness means and how it feels to be kind. You’ll also learn and practise different ways to keep calm.
- Learn and remember what kindness and coping mean
- Learn and discuss the importance of helping others and what inspires us
- Create something to explain what kindness and coping mean and share it with others
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What does kindness mean? Write down as many words as you can think of about kindness.
What does coping mean?
Coping well with a difficult situation means
Think about how you could help others and what makes you want to help. You could write a poem about this, or draw and complete the shield of strength, like this.
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Georgia's film - Learn
This activity helps children learn about what kindness and coping mean.
What does kindness and coping mean – learn activity
What does kindness and coping mean - PowerPoint presentation
Beth's film - Learn
This activity helps children learn about values and helping others and to know their own strengths.
Exploring helping others – learn activity
Exploring helping others - PowerPoint
Exploring helping others – shield of strength worksheet
Continue to learn about kindness and coping
Learn and practise more about kindness and coping with these activities:
Learn about why people could be worried about helping others and what might make them want to help.
Think about how you might feel when helping someone who needs first aid and how to comfort someone who is upset.
Learn how to keep calm when someone needs help and create a kindness and coping plan