Wellbeing Activities For Primary Schools

Written by Aaron

Laughtercise Owner

My name is Aaron and we’re Laughtercise. We’ve had the pleasure of delivering wellbeing activities for primary schools since 2020 and, like the children, it makes us jump for joy 👇

We want to support you in increasing wellbeing levels throughout your school. Below are some proven (and creative) resources to do so.

Within this resource you will find…

📍 Wellbeing Activities For Primary Aged Children

Free resources such as follow along Laughtercise Sessions, Yoga Sessions and Seated Yoga Sessions

📍 Staff Wellbeing Ideas For Primary Teachers

Unique and creative ideas that Laughtercise deliver to schools and businesses which enhance staff wellbeing (and help bond teams)

 

Jump for joy and grab yourself some wellbeing! 💙

 

Wellbeing Activities For Primary Aged Children (reception to year 3)

Yoga

We deliver fun yoga sessions for thousands of primary aged children all around the world. Check out the follow along videos below to support the wellbeing of your children 👇

This is what children look like when doing our fun yoga videos 👇

Click on the links below for more videos:

Anti-Grumpiness Yoga

Balance Yoga

 

Breathing Techniques

Short follow along videos that teach young children about breathing techniques. Great to support the mental wellbeing of your children.

Primary aged children love our breathing techniques 👇

Click on the links below for more videos:

Strength Breathing Technique

Rain Breathing Technique

 

Fun Movement Follow Along Videos!

Wild and wacky movements to release some energy! 😁

Pictures of primary pupils going bonkers to our videos 👇😁

Click on the links below for more videos:

Olympics Theme

Safari Theme

Animal Theme

 

Wellbeing Activities For Primary Aged Children (year 4 – 6)

Seated Yoga

These fun follow along videos are perfect for pre-lesson or mid-lesson mental wellbeing energisers.

Seated Yoga – 10 Poses in 10 Minutes 

Grab a secret snack, do the twist again & get some night fever going on with this fun seated yoga video! All you need is 10 minutes, somewhere to sit and you’re set! It’s perfect gentle yoga for beginners and yoga pros, all with a fun twist!

 

Follow Along Laughtercise Session

This follow along video is a great resource to challenge the minds of your children. It will also create lots of smiles and giggles! The activities included are really easy for you to facilitate yourself.

This is what children look like doing this activity 👇

Staff Wellbeing Ideas For Primary Teachers

Let’s not forget you. We’re not leaving you out! ♥

We have lots of team building and wellbeing activities that are perfect for teacher meetings. Our activities are loved throughout the NHS and Amazon. Never underestimate how important and beneficial it is for teams to have fun together away from normal work activities, it’s like a super-charged dose of wellbeing for the entire team.

A Fun Meeting Energiser – Drawing Ahead!

This is a brilliant and bitesize activity you can do as a team to create team bonding at a meeting or away day. It can take less than 5 minutes:

You will need:

📍 1 piece of card per person

📍 1 pen per person

Instructions:

📍 Step 1 – Instruct everyone to put their piece of card on their head 

📍 Step 2 – Instruct everyone to draw a picture on the piece of card. You can pick what picture they draw. Maybe you’re talking about pupil wellbeing and you can get everyone to draw a smiling child. Or if it’s Easter, get them to draw an Easter egg

📍 Step 3 – Instruct everyone to write their name underneath their drawing

📍 Step 4 – Give them 1 minute and get them to draw!

📍 Step 5 – After 1 minute, ask everyone to remove the card and show to everyone around them 

Team bonding benefits to this game:

⚡️ Everyone’s drawing will be funny, so no one will feel awkward about their lack of artistic ability

⚡️ Everyone will have a great laugh about each other’s drawings

⚡️ It challenges brains in a unique way

 

A Fun Meeting Energiser – Switch Hands!

This will challenge your mind. How fast can you switch??

Check out what a team looks and sounds like doing these activities.

 

Seated Yoga

Our seated yoga sessions can be done by teachers too!

Why not add one to a team meeting?

Seated Yoga – 10 Poses in 10 Minutes 

 

INSET Day Ideas 

If you have budget for a team building / wellbeing activity for an INSET day, get in touch with us. We will make the budget stretch further than any other provider and our impact will be incredible. Check out what our teacher sessions include 👉 here 👈

 

Check out a 👉 case study 👈 of our work with a school.

 

Just imagine the fun your team will have playing our games 👇

 

And that’s a wellbeing wrap!

We will continually update this page, so keep coming back for more resources.

 

Have fun and keep up the great work.

Love Team Laughtercise

FAQ'S

Whether you’re looking for a unique hen do idea for your hen crew or a corporate team building workshop for your team, a Laughtercise session is all about creating as many smiles and laughter in your group as humanely possible!

We’ve scoured the world for the best exercises, activities and games that bring out smiles and giggles.

We would love to tell you that we’ve invented loads of activities but we haven’t invented ANYTHING. We’ve taken the best that exists, combined it together and made it better…our very own original recipe.

Simple ideas, simple games, all facilitated expertly.

We deliver sessions in-person or online.

Is your room small? Is it large? Inside? Outside? We’ll be there! We will work around you.

For team building sessions, we can come to your office or away day location. For hen parties, we can come to your accommodation or a private room that you’ve booked.

📍 Our Corporate Team Building Workshops vary from 10-minute energising conferences sessions to full away day sessions of 4hs

📍 Our Corporate Wellbeing Workshops can vary in length from 1hr to 3hrs

📍 Our Online Team Building Workshops can vary in length from 30mins to 1.5hrs

📍 For online sessions, the attendee limit is 1000.

📍 For in-person sessions, the only limit is how much room you have (the more the merrier!)

Our prices vary depending on the number of attendees, how long the session is for and where the session is held.

We can guarantee you this though…in terms of bang for buck, you’ll get a sonic boom 💥

Let’s get some time to discuss, get in touch 😀

Our Corporate Team Building Workshops have been described as ‘the most fun I’ve ever had at work’ by Amazon employees and in a recent NHS study, 77% of NHS session attendees reported feeling less stressed after their Laughtercise session.

Hens love Laughtercise too 👇

“It was so good, everyone loved it. We all highly recommend, the Laughtercise Team are an absolute dream. It was INCREDIBLE”

But the only way to truly find out, is to dive in and get smiling! 😁

We will rock your world ⚡

Yes, loads!

Take your pick 👇

📍 Team Building Activities that you can facilitate in-house

📍 Ideas to smash your Corporate Away Day

📍 Energisers For Conferences

📍 5 Hen Party Games that you can facilitate yourself

📍 NHS Staff Wellbeing resource for NHS wellbeing leads and staff

 

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