Building Social Emotional Learning - Friendship

Building Social Emotional Learning - Friendship

Activity 5 of 11 in this unit

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  • Early Learning
  • Social
  • Social and Emotional Learning
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Activity Summary

The animated series Bluey serves as a valuable tool in fostering children's development of imagination, curiosity, and social and emotional learning. This activity uses intentional teaching strategies to focus on the capability of friendship. Children will challenge themselves to make a new friend with someone else at the centre. They will be encouraged to develop new friendships and undertake acts of kindness to help each other. They might even create a new friendship boat together.

Learning intentions:

This suite of resources has been designed to provide opportunities for children to explore social and emotional learning through imaginative play and also supports oral language development through a values framework. Each activity uses intentional teaching strategies to develop a specific value. This activity focuses on...

Click here for a full list of the values that underpin these activities.

This activity showcases a Bluey episode, which can be viewed on ClickView or iview

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Curriculum Mapping

EYLF Learning Outcomes:

Learning Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity

  • 1.1 Children feel safe, secure, and supported
  • 1.2 Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter,dependence, resilience and sense of agency
  • 1.3 Children develop knowledgeable and confident self identities
  • 1.4 Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

Resources Required

  • A collection of natural objects, bark, leaves – enough for each child
  • Device capable of presenting a video to children
  • Outside learning space for the collection of items
  • Water-play tanks or water-play area.

Additional Info

This is not an official Bluey lesson. Cool.org does not have an official partnership with Bluey.

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