My Wellbeing Journal Teacher's Manual Years 3 - 4

My Wellbeing Journal Teacher's Manual Years 3 - 4


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Pre-Order Your Year 3-4 Teachers' Manuals Now - Due October 2018

My Wellbeing Journals are personal spaces for students to express their feelings, fears, goals, struggles and opinions without fear of judgement from others. They are tools children can use to help get their private thoughts out of their minds and onto paper, while simultaneously learning techniques and strategies to cope with life’s challenges.

It is widely acknowledged that mental health issues, such as anxiety and depression, affect one in seven primary-aged children, and an estimated 50% of all serious mental health issues in adulthood begin before age fourteen (

Developed from curriculum outcomes, the journals promote strategies to cope with challenges.

Throughout the My Wellbeing Journals, students will be offered exercises that focus on:

  • self-management
  • self-awareness
  • social awareness
  • relationship skills
  • responsible decision making

The benefits of keeping a journal have been well documented. It is believed that writing down thoughts can help individuals achieve mental clarity and prioritise worries or fears.

My Wellbeing Journals have been created by Lauren O’Brien, a passionate educator and best-selling author. The journals are well-researched, easy-to-use student resources designed to assist in improving overall wellbeing in school-age children.

Teachers' Manuals

Accompanying teacher’s manuals have been created by Rose Pennington, a primary school teacher and social and emotional learning consultant. These teacher’s manuals provide:

  • Background information on each topic
  • Lesson plans designed to guide each topic
  • Extra teacher-based content for sensitive topics
  • Techniques and strategies to cope with life's challenges
  • Blackline Masters

The following sample pages are from My Wellbeing Student Journal - Years 3 - 4 - available now!