This award-winning guide for teaching wellbeing and positive mental health in primary schools is packed with practical ideas for every class.
In this second edition of his bestselling book, Wellbeing in the Primary Classroom, experienced teacher and advisor on children’s wellbeing, Adrian Bethune, brings to life the latest evidence and research from the science of happiness and wellbeing.
Many schools and teachers are looking for more guidance on ways to embed positive mental health with children, particularly as pupils are demonstrating rising levels of stress, anxiety and depression following the pandemic.
“Pupils are demonstrating rising levels of stress, anxiety and depression following the pandemic.”
Wellbeing in the Primary Classroom addresses this need by offering a wide range of practical ideas and tried-and-tested techniques, including mindfulness, reflection, random acts of kindness and physical activity ideas. It is the essential tool needed to support healthy emotional development.
Wellbeing in the Primary Classroom is a must-read book that prioritises children’s happiness and wellbeing as a fundamental part of their education, and gives teachers the confidence to put it at the heart of their classroom.
- Includes new chapters on the importance of nature for health, behaviour and concentration, and digital wellbeing and helping children to navigate life online.
- “This book should be required reading for anyone teaching young children.” Dr Mark Williamson, director of Action for Happiness