'Things that Make Us Feel... Jars' Feelings Activity

Things that Make Us Feel Jars Feelings Activity by Exciting Teacher

”Things that Make Us Feel… Jars’ Feelings Activity’ worksheet has been designed to support children and young people with identifying things that make them feel good/bad.

How could this resource be used?

  • To support a child 1:1.
  • To support with positive wellbeing.
  • To help identify how things in our lives make us feel and how to take care of our own mental health.


Which statutory England PSHE curriculum* objectives does this resource fall into? *in line with the PSHE Association 2021 Statutory Guidance.

  • KS1: H17 – about things that help people feel good (e.g. playing outside, doing things they enjoy, spending time with family, getting enough sleep).
  • KS2: H15 – that mental health, just like physical health, is part of daily life; the importance of taking care of mental health.
  • KS2: H21 – to recognise warning signs about mental health and wellbeing and how to seek support for themselves and others.


Scottish Health and Wellbeing Curriculum Outcome: Mental and Emotional Wellbeing – I understand the importance of mental wellbeing and that this can be fostered and strengthened through personal coping skills and positive relationships. I know that it is not always possible to enjoy good mental health and that if this happens there is support available.

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