This video breaks down the 10 main components of resilience, and gives you easy suggestions for boosting it. Hopefully, you will recognise some of the tips as things that you already do, as well as learn some new ideas that you can work on.
Using metaphors in family life can help to promote children’s emotional, academic and digital resilience. In this video, Dr Weston will tell you about some of her favourites, giving you some inspiration for metaphors that could work for you.
It’s good to remember who is there for us and how resilient we are. Encourage your child to fill in this worksheet and help them to recognise their skills, abilities and support network.
In this podcast, Dr Weston speaks to Cameron Norsworthy about his research into ‘flow’, in relation to raising and teaching children. Cameron, father of two children aged 2 and 5, shares his thinking on how to help children experience ‘flow’ and the benefits this provides.
The COVID-19 crisis has changed all of our lives dramatically. Use this resource with your primary aged children to encourage them to reflect on their feelings and achievements during this challenging time.