Home Grown Skills

Learning doesn't only happen in the classroom. We learn some of the most important life skills at home and from other experiences. 

In order to be happy, successful and fulfil their personal potential, young people need confidence, resilience, communication and self-awareness.

 

The activities below will support young people to develop these key skills, improving their overall wellbeing. 

  • Download this series of 8 comprehensive activity sheets ranging from 30-50 minutes and can be printed or done with just pen and paper. 
     

  • Start a young person on a character building journey with activity sheets they can complete on their own, or with your support. 
     

  • Develop key skills of confidence, resilience, self-awareness and communication. 

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Download Free Character Activity Sheets

Character Building Calendar 

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To go alongside the Activity Sheets above, you can now download our Character Building Calendar!
These quick fire activities get young people thinking about confidence, resilience, communication and self-awareness.
 
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Quick activities for young people! 

If you've downloaded our activity sheets above, you can try some of these shorter 10-15 minute activities. They help establish routine, develop a young person's understanding of wellbeing, and help grow self-awareness. 

Wellbeing Workout

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Take these steps to put your mental wellbeing first, and give it the workout it deserves. It takes a good routine to develop resilience and positive wellbeing. 
Mindfulness comes in many shapes and sizes. It's important we become mindful in a way that suits us. 
We break down mindfulness into 5 easy steps for young people to try. 
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Mindful Moment

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Put the choice in their hands. With these five tips, empower teenagers to take ownership of their work, boosting motivation and improving your working relationship.

Empowering your teenagers

Setting goals is a great way to get a young person thinking about their future. To reach a goal though, there are many steps along the way.
Try this journey mapper to break down the goals into smaller steps.
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Journey Planner

Identifying strengths in a young person
Taking a strengths based approach with young people can help improve relationships, deepen self-awareness and confidence. 
Explore their strengths and areas for development with this activity.

Learning about strengths

This 15 minute activity will help a young person to develop their self-awareness. You can do this together or independently.
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Getting to know yourself

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We empower young people to develop confidence, resilience and key life skills through extra-curricular success.

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