Be HAPPY – practical resources
Healthy | Active | Physical | Positive | You
This page is designed to help children and young people achieve 60 minutes of physical activity each day. Whether you’re a teacher, parent or a young person there are resources here that will inspire physical education, physical activity, health and wellbeing.
Click here for the latest statutory guidance from the Government and National Governing Bodies.
Below are links to both in-school and remote learning resources designed to support parents and teachers to educate and entertain young people during the school closures.
Here are some fun physical activities. Encourage young people to try a different activity each day or week.
Health & Wellbeing
Below are some resources designed to help look after your wellbeing – great for young people and grown ups!
Evidence suggests there are 5 Steps you can take to help improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life.
- Connect with other people
- Be physically active
- Learn new skills
- Give to others
- Pay attention to the present moment (mindfulness)
|Stop, Breathe, & Think Kids||Kids meditation and better sleep|
|Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame||Problem-solving and self-control (age 2-5)|
|DreamyKid||Meditation for kids|
|Kooth||Online counselling and emotional well-being platform (age 11+)|
|Catch It - make sense of moods||Learn how to manage feelings and improve mental wellbeing|
|Calm||Meditation and sleep|
|Place2Be||Mental health charity|
|imoves||Mental Health and Wellbeing resources|
|Get Set 4 P.E||One piece at a time. Resource inspired by Children's Mental Health Week 1st - 7th February|
Other Online Opportunities
Below are some online activities and resources from local Hertfordshire organisations.
Youth Sport Trust
Here you will find the videos to support wellbeing, PE Home Activities and SEND activities that are part of the Holiday Activities portal. These are all free to access and an offer that Youth Sport Trust have put together to support the Holiday Activities and Food programme this Easter. They have uploaded free resources and have a dedicated HAF YouTube channel for the up and coming holiday period. – Here you will find the videos to support wellbeing, PE Home Activities and SEND activities that are part of the Holiday Activities portal – View here
Easy Meals App
Are you trying to make some healthy changes and don’t know where to start? Check out the One You easy meals app which has more than 150 delicious, easy, healthier recipes that are just a tap away. By swapping some of your usual meals for some of these simple recipes you can make a big change to your lifestyle!
To find more healthy lifestyle support, check out the One You website.
BeeZee Bodies Parents Guide to Keeping Kids Active!
On average, physical activity among children and adolescents has reduced during the COVID-19 lockdowns. Guidelines suggest that children should achieve 60 minutes or more of ‘moderate to vigorous’ activity per day. Yet, the closure of schools and clubs has made achieve these guidelines difficult.
Berkhamsted Raiders CFC
Get practising your football skills with these soccer skills lockdown playlists – View here
Fit Kids CIC
A fun series of short 60-second exercise challenge videos – View Here
FLY HIGH STORIES
A variety of online theatrical based resources available for families and schools to use, including free plays especially created for primary aged children, resource packs about the backstage world of theatre, fun online games and the wonderful interactive theatre and audio play – Beauty and the Beast from BackStage – View Here
If you are a local Hertfordshire organisation with an online offer of sessions or resources available over Easter then please email the below details to firstname.lastname@example.org :
- The name of your club or organisation
- A description of the online resource
- The link to the resource/live session/activity