Anxiety Resource for Mental Health Awareness Week

Information Sharing with Parents & Families

 A collection of resources from the EW Library and schools from the EW Community to help with sharing information about Emotion Works with parents and families. Emotion Works Parent Slideshow Our own slideshow that we created for schools to show on-screen at a parent information session about Emotion Works.A handout / flyer of the slides […]

Nursery or Nurture Room Wall Display for developing emotion vocabulary

This interactive Feelings and Emotions wall display was developed from a proposal we shared with the EYs team at Towerbank Nursery in Edinburgh.The upper half of the display shows photographs of different ages of people showing different emotions,  displayed with a corresponding emotion word.  These photos were found by using an internet photo search, but commercially […]

Emotion Works Christmas Padlet

Halloween Discussion Activity with Slides

2 Halloween-themed slides for a seasonal Emotion Works discussions Link to open the PDF here and show on-screen using ‘view full screen’.

The ‘in-the-moment-labelling’ approach in practice

During puppet play, this ASN teacher builds on her pupil’s emerging knowledge of the emotion words happy and sad using the ‘in-the-moment’ labelling approach using a symbol keyring of emotion words. By labelling the emotions happy or sad using a spoken word and a symbol while the child is actually experiencing an emotion himself or […]

Roald Dahl Literacy Examples

Here we share a collection of practice ideas and examples from our own work and our practitioner community that use Roald Dahl novels as a stimulus for Emotion Works and Literacy lessons. We’ll be adding lots more over the month of September since it’s  Roald Dahl Day on 13th.Please also take a look at our […]

Creating a Class Cog Book

As well as an individual workbook, such as 1-cog-at-a-time, collaborative working on a page per cog in a class book can help to reinforce learning about each cog concept Develop an Emotion Works Cog Book Here are some example pages from an Emotion Works book where information was summarised on each page by a P7 […]

Feeling Better TV series – Mini Topic Lower Primary

The selected stimulus for this mini-topic is the BBC Teach Series ‘Feeling Better’ which can be accessed via the following link:Open the BBC website page in a new window Lower Primary Teaching Plan This plan makes use of 4 episodes from the series (Happy, Sad, Angry & Worried) to develop emotional vocabulary and consolidate prior learning […]

Anger Emotion Category – stimulus and activity ideas for cog conversations

To help you take a deeper dive into exploring the concept of Anger with your learners using the Emotion Cogs, this article provides a range of Literacy Stimulus ideas that will be motivating to use with your class or group for cog conversations. We haven’t identified a particular level of learning or school stage for […]