How to listen and have conversations around loss

Open Ears Programme Resources For Ages 4-7 

The following resources can be used with the corresponding assembly activity in the Open Ears Programme manual. 

Be Present Assembly - PDF Slide Deck 

This is a short PDF presentation for your Be Present assembly. You can click this link to open the presentation in your web browser, then hover over the PDF and use the Download icon/option to save the file to your computer. 

Empathy Assembly - Video Link 

This is a short video (2:28) that explains what empathy is. If you have a YouTube Kids account, you can use this link to open the video (no ads). Alternatively, use this link to open the video on the normal YouTube platform (may include ads before the video plays). 

Community Assembly - Music Link 

This is a link to the BBC website to play the Mozart's Horn Concerto No. 4 (3rd movement) by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. You can use this link to open/play the video (4:29). 

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Encouragement Assembly - Website Links 

The following websites provide pictures and basic information needed for the Encouragment assembly. You can click this link to open the National Geographic Kids website. You can click this link to open the Britannica Kids website. 

Self Awareness Assembly - Video Link 

This is a link to listen to the song 'This Is Me' for the Self Awareness assembly. You can click this link to open the video on YouTube Kids (4:55). However, if you do not have access to YouTube Kids, you can click this link to open the video on the public YouTube platform (may have ads). 

Self-Aware Activity 1 - Worksheet 

You can download this worksheet here if you require access to the rainbow related activity. 

Responsibility Assembly - Video Link 

This is a short video to use for the Responsibility assembly (2:23). If you have a YouTube Kids account, you can use this link to open the video (no ads). Alternatively, use this link to open the video on the public YouTube platform (may include ads before the video plays). 

Open Ears Box of Hearts 

Open Ears Box of Hearts
The 52 cards inside the Box of Hearts each have a question or statement to start off conversations for children to share and learn about their feelings. 
 

Open Ears Barney Bear 

Barney Bear
Designed to accompany the Open Ears programme and a great conversation starter alongside the Box of Hearts. 

Motivational A3 Posters 

Motivational Posters for Schools
Inspired by our 5 Point Plan eBook, these 5 x poster pictures will look great in your classroom. 

About Grief UK 

Grief UK is an education and training organisation that teaches The Grief Recovery Method, the only evidence-based grief programme globally that helps people to learn how to move beyond death, divorce, and other losses. 
 
We can train up to eight people at once to help children to deal with loss online or in person. 
 
In addition to the Open Ears Programme, we have created a number of free resources here to encourage coaching conversations around emotional well-being. 
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