Emotions and comforting others
Think about how you might feel when helping someone who needs first aid and learn how to comfort someone who is upset.
- Learn about kindness and helping others
- Learn how to care for yourself and others
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Watch Ekam's 'Comforting others' film
Think about the words you could use to comfort someone. You could write these down or say them out loud.
What did Ekam do to help Jonjo? What words of comfort did he use? You could add these to your list or try them out loud.
It can really help someone who is upset if you are kind to them – so be kind, calm and stay safe.
Click on the link below to read the video transcript.
Creating a safe, inclusive and supportive learning environment
Before delivering these activities please read the ‘Creating a safe, inclusive and supportive learning environment’ teaching guidance in the Guidance and support section
Use this activity to help children learn how to manage and recognise their emotions, and how to comfort others.
Emotions and comforting others – learn activity
Emotions and comforting others – learn PowerPoint
Help children to try out words of kindness and comfort using role-play and story cards. These activities might work better with older learners.
Words of kindness and comfort – practise activity
Words of kindness – practise role and story cards
Words of kindness - practise PowerPoint