Building Social Emotional Learning - Kindness

Building Social Emotional Learning - Kindness

Activity 7 of 11 in this unit

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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 aims to develop children's ability to exhibit kindness towards others. Children will engage in role-playing within a bus scenario, exploring the duties of both the driver and passengers. Through effective and respectful communication, they will demonstrate acts of kindness, such as willingly offering their seats to fellow passengers in need.

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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Lesson Plan

Activity details

Curriculum Mapping

EYLF Learning Outcomes:

Learning Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity

  • 1.4 Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

Learning Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world

  • 2.1 Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation
  • 2.3 Children become aware of fairness

Learning Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners

  • 4.1 Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity
  • 4.4 Children resource their own learning through connecting with people, place, technologies and natural and processed materials

Resources Required

Optional for play-based learning

  • blankets
  • handheld bell
  • paper plate/wheel (for steering wheel)
  • Priority Seating sign
  • rope
  • seeing eye glasses

Additional Info

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

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