Please find below a selection of well-being activities to help you have a restful, creative, or reflective Friday. Each Friday, a new set of activities will be published for you to choose as many or as few to complete as you wish. We hope you enjoy!

Sticky pork lettuce wraps

These tasty lettuce cups are perfect for a lunch or light dinner. They can also be easily adapted to become vegetarian. recipe here

Be Brave

Decide on one new thing you are going to try today/this weekend. It doesn’t need to be something big, but it must be something you haven’t done before. We all take small brave steps when we try something new for the first time or do something that we find tricky. It’s good for our minds and bodies!

Mindfulness patterns

Let your mind relax and creativity flow as you design and colour the mindfulness patterns. See the PDF in the ‘home learning files’ section on the previous page.

Emotions board game

A game for 2-4 players. All you will need is a die, some game pieces e.g. counters and a copy of the board game which is saved as a PDF in the ‘home learning files’ section on the previous page. 

What am I?

Test people in your family on these food themed riddles. How many can they correctly guess? Can you make up your own food riddles? Find the riddles saved as a PDF in the ‘home learning files’ section on the previous page. 

Go Noodling!

Explore the Go Noodle website where you will find lots of fun exercise activities and games. Try this ‘good morning mix for families’ here

Around the house scavenger hunt

How many of the items on the scavenger hunt list can you find? You could play against another member of your family and see who can find all the items the quickest. Find the list of items on the PDF in the ‘home learning files’ section on the previous page. 

Silly Stories 

Each person has to say or write one sentence as you make a silly story together. Good starting words are ‘Suddenly…’ or ‘Earlier…’ to help build suspense and intrigue.

Tip: Go round in order e.g. youngest first, to avoid everyone speaking at the same time.

You could even add costumes or props (made from things you can find in the house) to make your silly story come alive!