AyeMind check-in

Use this simple exercise to help children and young people practice daily mental health hygiene.

Ayemind Checkin

This check-in exercise is practiced daily (5 minutes) or once a week (15 minutes) to help children and young people learn simple habits to support and promote their own wellbeing.

 

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • children aged 10 to 11 (but can be adapted for younger children)
  • use by individual children or small groups

 

Curriculum links

Scotland – Health & Wellbeing

Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

 I am aware of and able to express my feelings and am developing the ability to talk about them.

 I know that we all experience a variety of thoughts and emotions that affect how we feel and behave, and I am learning ways of managing them.

 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.

 I am learning skills and strategies which will support me in challenging times, particularly in relation to change and loss.

Related resources

Wellbeing poster for pupils

Wellbeing poster for pupils

Pin this poster up in classrooms, corridors and toilets to encourage children to think about their...

View resource
Mindfulness through film (KS2)

Mindfulness through film (KS2)

A series of eight mindfulness activities to do with your class to help pupils manage their feelings,...

View resource
Sleep - year 6 lesson plan pack

Sleep - year 6 lesson plan pack

Help pupils to explore the benefits of good quality sleep and learn strategies for better sleep.

View resource
Mindfulness calendar: daily five minute activities

Mindfulness calendar: daily five minute activities

This is a two-week calendar with daily mindfulness activity suggestions. The simple, short...

View resource