Children’s Mental Health Week starts on 1st February, and the theme this year is ‘express yourself’.
Children’s mental health charity Place2Be have created a set of resources to help primary schools celebrate the week. This PowerPoint assembly and guidance below explores why being able to express ourselves matters, and encourages children to think of creative ways they can share their feelings.
The assembly is 25 minutes long.
For younger children, you may wish to pause and discuss the themes to break up the length. Here are some suggested discussion points and things to try at home or in class: