Wellbeing Well: how primary school pupils look after their wellbeing
Who or what helps you when you’re feeling upset, angry or worried? Pupils in a Place2Be partner school in Cardiff took part in our Wellbeing Well activity and shared the different ways they look after their wellbeing.
Drawing and writing about the different ways they look after their wellbeing, the pupils described how the people around them can cheer them up when they’re feeling sad. Many pupils talked about spending time with their parents or carers, siblings and friends.
For many, animals and pets were an important factor in their wellbeing.
Hobbies were also a common way of looking after their wellbeing, with pupils sharing their love of reading, playing sports, playing a musical instrument, swimming, dancing, drawing or colouring in.
Many of the pupils said that getting outdoors helped their wellbeing; sitting by a tree, going to the park, or going for a walk (even in the rain!)
A selection of the pupils' ideas and suggestions can be viewed below.
A huge thank you to all of the pupils who shared their wellbeing activity ideas with us, and to their teachers and Place2Be School Project Manager.
If you’d like to try this activity with your child, or pupils, it’s on Page 4 of our Primary Activities for Schools.