Free social and emotional learning resources
Resources to support student wellbeing of all ages
During challenging times, it’s normal to feel more stressed or concerned about things than usual. We’d love to help you prioritise your wellbeing, and that of your students as you return to face-to-face learning. That’s why we’re sharing this special collection of social and emotional learning resources during this time of transition, to help give you the tools you need to focus on wellbeing. Share them with colleagues, peers and students to support those around you.Browse videos
6 videos | Elementary
Wellbeing is fundamental for a happy and healthy life. This series explores six key areas of children’s wellbeing – resilience, confidence, healthy habits, identity and values, motivation, and relationships. By following a group of diverse animated characters, children learn the importance of wellbeing and tips to help them achieve it.
4 videos | Elementary
Many recent studies have suggested that mindfulness and meditation can have a wide range of positive effects for adults and children, including improved sleep, decreased stress levels, improved attention skills, decreased pain, depression, and anxiety. This series includes four beautifully animated videos that introduce young learners to mindfulness, spark their imagination and guide them through the practice of meditation.
Miniclips: My Body and Brain Working Together
6 videos | Elementary & Middle School
This series supports students to understand how their body and brain works together. By learning this, students can learn new ways how to make their body feel safer and calmer. The series has been created from a trauma informed perspective therefore everything from the voice over, colours, shapes, sounds and movements have been carefully considered.
3 videos | Middle & High School
Anxiety can affect us all. It can feel like you have too many balls in the air, like you’re struggling to keep life in balance, or like failure is just one wrong move away. In this three-part series, students will be introduced to the concept of anxiety through the visual metaphor of circus performers who, through mastering their juggling and balancing acts, help viewers to recognize strategies to manage and master their feelings.
Understanding Anxiety: A Teacher’s Guide
6 videos | Teacher Professional Development
Experienced psychologists provide clear explanations about varying forms of anxiety in this six-part series. It’s important viewing for teachers and those in wellbeing roles to recognize anxiety in students, understand its possible causes, and easily implement strategies to manage different types of anxiety.
3 videos | High School
This series investigates stress as a psychobiological process. It looks at the causes of stress and how our perception of a situation impacts stress. Fight or flight response is explored, along with the negative effects of prolonged stress. The series includes models of cognitive and physiological processes and explores the benefits of various strategies for managing stress.