Sparklers at Home

Whānau

Fun wellbeing activities to support whānau to look after their wellbeing and feel good.

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Selected: Kindness And Gratitude

Give a Bunch of Kindness

Make some paper flowers to make someone's day (and your own!)

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Being a First Rate Mate!

Help your tamariki build empathy and learn the key to being a good friend.

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Everyday kindness

One of the best things we can do for our wellbeing is to be kind or give to others (our time, actions and words).

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Can't Do it Without You

Sometimes a shared goal is a great way to change the focus and reconnect us. This will do the trick!

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There for me

When we feel connected to others it makes us, and the people we connect to, feel good. This activity for older tamariki highlights this.

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Whakawhetai (Gratitude) O-Clock

Expressing gratitude helps us feel good, and it's got the science to back it! Give it a go, make it a habit.

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Being brave for others

An activity that uses popular movies to explore bullying and standing up for others.

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Our Aotearoa Upstanders and me

Being an upstander has a really big positive effect. Many of our famous (and not so famous) New Zealanders were and are upstanders – they have been standing up for what’s fair and right.

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Wellbeing activities for the whānau

Simple whānau activities that have the added bonus of boosting wellbeing!

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How to help kids be grateful and kind

Being grateful and kind boosts the way we feel, and tends to make us more likeable human beings. So how can we help our tamariki learn these important skills?

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