Key Stage 1: Lessons & Bundles

Go-Givers has over 150 cross-curricular lessons to support the teaching of PSHE and Citizenship and develop children’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural learning, including their understanding of fundamental British Values.

Browse the All Lessons tab to explore all of our lessons or view our lessons in pre-set bundles by selecting the Bundles by Theme tab or Bundles by Year Group tab. You can purchase lessons in pre-set bundles or choose individual lessons yourself, or you might prefer to purchase a subscription which includes access to our interactive whiteboard tools as well as additional teaching and learning materials.

All Lessons

Our lessons are sold in sets of 6. If you wish to select your own 6 lessons from this list, please click the ‘Buy any 6 lessons’ button first. After purchase you will be redirected back to this page to choose your lessons. You will be able to choose lessons from KS1 and/or KS2. To switch key stages, use the links on the menu top left of the page.

Each lesson consists of an editable PowerPoint presentation and a document containing learning objectives, key vocabulary and some suggested activities.

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Plastic Pollution

In this lesson Alba, Ahmeti and Callum take a trip to the seaside and find there is a lot of litter washed up on the beach. They learn about how plastic pollution affects sealife and ask children to consider ways to prevent plastic ending up in the sea.

Cross curricular links: literacy, science, geography

Learning Activities:

  • Sea Food activity
  • Persuasive writing
  • Saving a local river
  • Poster designs

Free Lessons


This lesson is free to download

This lesson aims to challenge common ideas about Africa. The Go-Givers character Teefa takes children on a tour of the continent to show the diversity of people, languages, housing and landscapes found there. 

Cross-curricular links: geography

Learning Activities:

  • Children explore where their ideas about Africa come from, and look at the influence of the media
  • Counting game of Oware, the national game of Ghana
  • Group work using atlases to research counties in Africa

    "This resource is thought provoking and raises truly interesting issues. It provoked a fascinating debate in my all white classroom. It was my intention to help my year3/4 class realise that there is a lot more to Africa than poverty and wild animals. This power point does just that."

    "Really thought provoking and dignified. Thanks for an un-patronising look at the amazing diversity and richness there is to the continent of Africa. Lots of excellent activities inspired by this presentation. Thanks very much."


Mitali Loses His Cool

This lesson is free to download

This lesson is based around a story in which the Go-Givers character Mitali keeps losing his temper. It aims to show children how their behaviour affects others and the difference it makes when we learn to control our anger.

Cross-curricular links: Art and Design

Learning Activities:

  • Deep breathing and relaxation exercises
  • Drawing pictures of the things that make children angry and ‘washing’ them away
  • Story of the fisherman and the bait – how can we learn to be ‘smartfish’?


Paid Lessons

All About Me

This lesson is a vehicle to enable children to reflect on themselves, their lives so far and their future goals. Suitable for Year 2 upwards.

Cross-curricular links: History

Learning Activities:

  • Researching the meaning of children's names, what happened on their birth date and their family tree
  • Selecting the six most important events in their life
  • Completing the booklet 'All About Me', answering questions such as: What makes me laugh? What makes me angry? What I would do if I won the Lottery (for others)
  • Creating a personal timeline

All Sorts of Families

This story introduces the new Go-Givers character, Alba. Children learn that there are lots of different types of families, each one unique and special, but all families are groups of people who care for each other.

Cross-curricular links: Art & Design

Learning Activities:

  • Designing a family crest
  • Making a family tree
  • Creating water safety posters
  • Discussion about how families help each other

Anna's Monster Lies

In this story about honesty, as Anna tells more and more lies the monster (her conscience) follows her around getting bigger and bigger.

Cross-curricular links: Science, Literacy

Learning Activities

• Role play: a web of lies

• A Chinese fable: The Empty Pot

• A symbolic game: The Tower of Trust

• When to use white lies

• Experiments with seeds

Be a Goodwill Ambassador

Children reflect on their talents and are asked to make a pledge in relation to them.

Learning Activities:

  • Children choose a character trait and write a paragraph about how it relates to them. 
  • Children create an ’Ambassador Wall’ display

Bouncing Back

A lesson to help children develop resilience and consider how to respond to challenges in a positive way. The Go-Givers characters share their experiences of difficult situations and how they ‘bounced back’.

Cross-curricular links: literacy

Learning Activities:

  • Discussing how we can think of our problems as lessons to learn from
  • Making a list of effort statements
  • Drawing cartoons to illustrate the difference between the optimist and the pessimist
  • A physical activity to help children to reflect upon and change the direction of their thinking
  • Completing sheet ‘Can We Fix it?’, listing problems and suggesting solutions
  • Making a whole class poem reflecting your positive solution-focussed thinking! 

Bullying: I won't be made to feel bad

In this lesson the Go-Givers characters describe how they dealt with incidents of bullying, and children have an opportunity to reflect on their own experiences.

Cross-curricular links: literacy; drama

Learning Activities:

  • Discussing the ways in which people are different from each other
  • Bullying drama
  • Forming a human chain of experiences and looking at the role of bystanders
  • Making a kindness garden. Templates provided

Bullying: Sticks and Stones

A short, practical activity with a paper heart to demonstrate the hurt caused by name calling.

Learning Activities:

  • A whole class activity using paper hearts
  • Discussing the well-known phrase ‘sticks and stones can break your bones but words can never hurt you’. Can mean words leave scars on other’s hearts?

    "Lovely activity for my year 3 class, very appropriate for this year's anti-bullying theme. Thank You."

    "Lovely lesson idea. I'm going to use it with year one for anti-bullying week. It's really visual."

Caring for Our Community

In this lesson children are introduced to the words ‘philanthropist’ and ‘charity’ and think about the role they play in helping to care for people. Which charities do the children think are most important, how can they help care for people in their community and why is this important?

Cross-curricular links: literacy

Learning Activities:

  • Creating a ‘community web’ with wool to demonstrate how tight bonds bind communities together
  • Categorising every day items as ‘essential’ or ‘desirable’ to explore wants and needs
  • Creating a philanthropist super-hero!
  • Surveying members of the community

Caring for Pets

This lesson is based around a simple story exploring our responsibility to provide proper care for our pets.

Cross-curricular links: spoken language, data-handling

Learning Activities:

  • Class pet survey, creating a bar chart to record the pets kept by families of children in the class
  • Children match pictures portraying needs that humans and pets share. Which pet needs do the children have responsibility for?
  • Looking at how we should treat our pets
  • Looking at the everyday objects around the home that could be dangerous to pets
  • Role play to develop empathy. Discussing ways in which pets can be good or bad neighbours

Chicken Soup

This lesson is based around a traditional story adapted from Jewish folk-lore about the value of sharing and nature of generosity. 

Cross-curricular links: literacy, science (healthy eating)

Learning  Activities:

  • Investigating the traditional chicken soup recipe. Why might this be considered healthy?
  • Completing sheet ‘Are You a Healthy Eater?’ 
  • Homework: children bring in one healthy recipe from home (template provided)
  • Make a class collection of healthy eating recipes

Christmas with the Go-Givers

This lesson is based around a story, involving the Go-Givers characters, that explores the nature of giving. When everyone decides to give Callum a present for Christmas, they get an unexpected surprise!  The story shows the value of humour in achieving perspective, and how thoughtful gifts can be better than expensive ones. 

Cross-curricular links: literacy, maths 

Learning  Activities: 

  • Discussing our most valuable non-material gifts. Children make a Wish/Prayer Tree
  • Discussing what makes us laugh
  • Writing a story in which an unfortunate circumstance is turned into a funny situation
  • Writing a Christmas gift list
  • Calculating costs and talking about how to make savings

Disability: Stairs

This lesson uses an animated story, involving the Go-Givers character Pete, to explore the needs of people in wheelchairs, and show how determination can overcome difficulties.

Cross-curricular links: science 

Learning Activities:

  • Surveying the school site to identify any areas which are inaccessible to wheelchair users. Marking down the changes you would make.
  • Discussing the achievements of Tanni Grey Thompson. Information included. 
  • Experimenting with pulleys

Essential, Desirable, Non-essential

NB// This lesson is based around an interactive tool available in Nifty Gear that can be accessed with an individual or school subscription. 

An exercise to encourage children to prioritise what is really important and think about how some children across the world do not have the things we consider to be essential.

Learning Activities:

  • Answering questions about needs and wants, and the needs of all children around the world
  • Using the drag and drop interactive whiteboard tool in Nifty Gear to categorise different items as either essential, desirable or non-essential and discussing reasons for the choices made.  

Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, Nobody

This lesson is based around the clever traditional poem about four children named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. It introduces children to the idea of taking responsibility in the context of tidying up toys after they’ve been playing with them! 

Cross-curricular links: literacy; drama

Learning Activities:

  • Role play around making excuses. Role play cards included
  • Discussing and writing the responsibilities they feel towards different groups (eg. themselves; their family; the whole country)
  • Celebrating children’s acts of  kindness
  • Making pledges on ‘Helping Hands’ coupons. Template included
  • Read, discuss and illustrate the poem ‘Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody'.

Expedition to Planet Blueball

This lesson explores the issues of pollution of our planet and sustainable power. It is based around an animated story, involving the Go-Givers characters, in which creatures from a friendly planet are invited to help clean up Earth. 

Cross-curricular links: literacy, science, design  technology, art and design

Learning Activities:

  • Making ‘space creature’ masks
  • Discussing how people might react to strange creatures from outer space. Drama activity to build skills in empathy
  • Researching animals in danger of extinction 
  • Finding out about pollution and sustainable power sources
  • Conducting an experiment to oxygenate water

Exploring Our Community

In this lesson children are asked to consider who lives in their community and what the important places are. What do they like best about where they live and what would they like to change?

Cross-curricular links: literacy

Learning Activities:

  • Completing ‘My Communities’ sheet, considering the concentric circles that make up your community.
  • Drawing a map of your community. Comparing different visualisations of the local area.
  • Writing stories inspired by Michael Rosen’s ‘Bear Hunt’. The children stumble across a ‘community gem’.
  • Community treasure hunt. Template included. 

Get Better Soon

This lesson is based around an animated story involving the Go-Givers character Mitali who is feeling unwell. The other characters bring him different things to try and help him feel better. It introduces children to some common cold medicines found in the home such as Lemsip, Vicks VapoRub and Calpol as well as other traditional remedies such as ‘chicken soup’ and a ‘hot toddy’ containing alcohol. 

Cross-curricular links: science

Learning Activities:

  • Discussing times you have been unwell, medicines and treatments the children know about
  • Discussing which medicines go inside and outside the body, matching pictures to the right place on an outline of the human body
  • Role playing going to the doctor
  • Understanding harmful effects of tobacco and alcohol

"Great resource. I've used it as an introductory lesson for our science topic on medicines."

"This matches our Drug Ed. lessons really well and makes the lesson so much more real and interesting for the children. Lots of opportunities for discussion to keep them enthusiastic and help them to learn and remember these important messages."

Go Givers Park

This lesson involves creating a park with areas and activities for the Go-Givers characters, and their families, to enjoy. The PowerPoint gives some facts about each character’s family, their likes and dislikes and other information. The children then put themselves into each character’s shoes to think about their different needs.

Cross-curricular links: geography

Learning Activities:

  • Designing the park considering which equipment or activities should go where and which characters would benefit
  • Peer evaluation of park designs

Go Givers Playground

This lesson involves creating a playground with areas and activities for the Go-Givers characters, and their families, to enjoy. The PowerPoint gives some facts about each character’s family, their likes and dislikes and other information. The children then put themselves into each character’s shoes to think about their different needs.

Cross-curricular links: geography

Learning Activities:
•    Designing the playground considering the overall shape and layout, which equipment or games should go where, and which characters would benefit
•    Peer evaluation of playground designs

Go-Givers Bear Hunt

This charming animated story featuring Rio, our partially sighted character, is adapted from Michael Rosen’s ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’. There are two versions of the PowerPoint for this lesson. The top PPT incorporates a narration that includes a description of everything on the slide so it will take longer than usual to download. The backgrounds on the slides have been kept to a minimum to make them less confusing for partially sighted pupils. The lesson was developed in partnership with RNIB.

Cross-curricular links: science, literacy, spoken language

Learning Activities:

  • Investigating our eyes and how they work
  • Game to experience life without sight
  • Discussion about risk-taking
  • Re-telling the story from the point of view of the bear


Golden Girl - Jessica Ennis

This lesson tells the story of the Golden Girl of the 2012 Olympics, Jessica Ennis. What makes her special and what keeps her grounded?

Cross-curricular links: literacy, geography, DT (cooking)

Learning Activities:

  • Jamaican recipes
  • Discussing role models and listing ‘wow’ words to describe them
  • Identifying own likes and dislikes and recognise what they are good at

Good Neighbours

This lesson is based around an animated story involving the Go-Givers characters that highlights the value of good neighbours. In the story, Mrs Stackpole is always waiting to greet the Go-Givers on their way to school but one day the house is dark and she isn’t there. Children are asked to consider the signs that tell us when our neighbours need help as well as when and how to call the emergency services.

Cross-curricular links: literacy, spoken language

Learning Activities:

  • Role play practising calling 999
  • Learning about why hoax calls can cost lives
  • Investigating different signs that a neighbour might need help


How do you feel today?

This lesson looks at felings and how we can look after our mental health. Mitali is concerned about changes in Anna's behaviour. How can he help her?

Cross-curricular links: Literacy

Learning Activities:

Role play: Being supportive friends

Naming feelings

Compiling emergency kits to bring cheer

Story: Catch a Falling Star.

I'm no good at that

Digby helps Mitali overcome his fear of failure by encouraging him to take small steps towards his goal - swimming with the Go-Givers.

Learning Activities:

  • Positive self-talk
  •  How to overcome panic
  •  How to show compassion
  •  Taking small steps towards your goal.

It's a Dog's Life

This lesson is based around a story involving the Go-Givers character Jun who is trying to find a quiet place to do her homework. The story highlights the difficulties of getting privacy and space within a busy family setting, and helps children explore family relationships.

Cross-curricular links: spoken language, writing composition

Learning Activities:

  • Writing about special places created to play in, and using this as the beginning of an imaginative adventure story
  • Hot seating to empathise with different characters in the story


Litter: The Picnic

This lesson is based around an animated story in which the Go-Givers character Digby gets separated from his friends, falls into a stream and gets trapped in a bottle!  The story helps younger children learn about the danger litter can pose to wildlife. The simple language, animation and sound effects make this lesson suitable for Reception and Year 1 upwards.

Cross-curricular links: science

Learning Activities:

  • Learning the Countryside Code
  • Experiment to find out how different materials decay and which are biodegradable
  • Doing a litter survey in the school grounds
  • Organising a Teddy Bears Picnic

'My children loved it and said they would love to read it again another time'

'What a charming resource! Will use this with my KS2 pupils as well.'


Meet the Go-Givers

An introduction to the Go-Givers characters. The lesson includes a quiz, and activities to help children understand the nature of fear and how to make friends.

More than One Friend

This lesson is based around an animated story in which Go-Givers character  Anna makes a new friend, a bee named Stripy, and her other friend Digby feels left out. This story addresses the issues of loyalty and jealousy in friendships.

Cross-curricular links: science, maths

Learning Activities:

  • Finding out about bees
  • Making tessellating honeycomb patterns using triangles and hexagons
  • Creating a class friendship book


Mum Doesn't Live Here Any More

This lesson is designed to help children cope with family break up. It is delivered in a cartoon format using Go-Giver character Callum’s personal experience to explain what can happen when mums and dads don’t get along anymore. 

Cross curricular links: Literacy, Drama, History (timeline)

Learning Activities

  • Discussion: Different types of families and the changes that can occur in families
  • Folding activity to show the value of good communication
  • Puppet show script
  • Timeline to show family changes
  • Discussion: Different techniques for managing anger.

Olympic Games Now and Then

This lesson looks at the origins of the Olympic Games, and how they have changed. 

Cross-curricular links: history, geography, art and design

Learning Activities:

  • Considering historical evidence of the  Ancient Olympic Games
  • Designing country ‘fact sheets’ for counties competing in London 2012
  • Exploring the Olympic Value of friendship
  • Designing Olympic mascots
  • Investigating all the different Olympic sports

"This is an excellent resource - great starting point for all sorts of Olympic related activities. Thank you very much. I will be using in KS1 but will recommend it to KS2 as well. Gold medal to the creator!"

"Brilliant, with just enough information for KS1. Thanks."

Our Queen's Diamond Jubilee

This lesson celebrates the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and explores what her role entails, from opening parliament and meetings with the Prime Minister to supporting numerous charities and walking her famous corgi dogs!

Cross-curricular links: art and design, writing composition

Learning Activities:

  • Colouring the union flag
  • Designing commemorative  T-shirts or plates
  • Writing letters to the Queen

"This is a very useful collection of slides. Perfectly pitched with some great lesson ideas too. Thanks!"

Our Rules

A short lesson to help children understand the need for class Ground Rules.

Pete's Parathletics

Go-Givers character Pete introduces us to some of the sports in the Parathletics, and the athletes who take part in them. 

Learning Activities:

  • Investigating a range of disabilities by experiencing different forms of impairment
  • Inventing games that are inclusive of people with different types of disability

Please Help Mitali

This lesson follows the behaviour of our Go-Givers character Mitali, and explores why he is behaving badly, what choices he is making, and how children and adults can help.

Cross-curricular links: Literacy, Art & Design, PSHE

Learning Activities:

  • Writing a poem about positive contributions Mitali can make to his school community
  • Creating a fact file about animals that help humans in different ways
  • Painting a picture or creating a collage about animals that help us




What is the recipe for the perfect class? This lesson explores the characteristics that the group most admire in others, how those characteristics come together in the classroom, and how the children individually contribute to the life of their classroom and their school.

Cross-curricular links: Literacy, Art & Design

Learning Activities:

  • Compiling a mind map of the qualities the children most admire in others, and how they are shown in daily life
  • Writing a recipe for the perfect class using these characteristics in a recipe structure
  • Drawing a portrait of a classmate to display next to their personal “recipe”


Refugees: The Stranger

Go-Givers character Ahmeti is new to Britain and is worried about how she will fit in. This animated story looks at similarities and difference between people; including nationality, language, food and culture, and how they should be embraced. It also considers the practical and emotional responses of moving to a new country, and how children’s behaviour can affect others. 

Cross-curricular links: literacy, geography 

Learning Activities:

  • Discussing how it feels to be in a country where you do not speak the native language
  • Researching and creating a display about the country/region of origin of a pupil or teacher at school
  • Writing a short story entitled “A New Pupil Arrives at School”
  • Establishing a partnership with a school abroad


Rio Meets Callum

This lesson is about the experiences of people who are partially sighted, and introduces Rio, our new partially-sighted Go-Givers character. It takes the form of an animated audio story, about how Rio, on his way to collect a large print book from the post office, bumps into Callum. The lesson was created in partnership with the RNIB.

Cross-curricular links: Literacy

Learning Activities:

  • Writing a limerick with rhyming words
  • Discussing what it might be like to be partially sighted/blind


Rules: You Can't Do That Here

This lesson focuses on the importance of rules. In the animated story, Go-Givers character Callum wants to try out his new skateboard but keeps being told 'You can't do that here!' The story illustrates how rules and responsibilities can limit the choices available but also explores why they are necessary, how rules can keep you and others safe, and how rules can be changed. 

Learning Activities:
•    See Nifty Gear (available with a School Subscription) for creating a Classroom Contract /Ground Rules
•    Discussing how everyone can contribute to Ground Rules, and how everyone can help enforce them.


Save Our Jack

This lesson, in the form of a simple story, is about the factors that make a community successful and happy—including  acceptance, tolerance, respect—and how the different cultural communities in Great Britain make a positive contribution. 

Cross-curricular links: Geography

Learning Activities: 

  • Discussing what flags are for: if you had a school flag, what would it look like?
  • Discussing the origins of the Union Jack and the countries that make up the United Kingdom
  • Discussing the origins of different people in class and the positive contributions all the different cultures have made
  • Writing a description of the UK for someone who has never been here
  • Compiling a list of things the children are proud of about Britain, and things they would change


Saving Energy

This lesson focuses on the effects of global warming  on the environment, and the ways in which individuals can make small changes that together make a big difference. 

Cross-curricular links: Science

Learning Activities:

  • Experimenting to see which materials make the best insulators
  • Experimenting to see how long a kettle takes to boil
  • Building a switch 
  • Carrying out a survey of the school to identify where energy savings can be made 


The Clown of God

This story, adapted from an Italian legend, tells of a talented young juggler who is taunted as he grows too old to perform. It stresses the importance of recognising and celebrating each other’s talents and learning from experiences, and reminds children that bullying and teasing are hurtful and wrong. 

Cross-curricular links: literacy, art and design, physical education 

Learning Activities:

  • Discussion about mocking and bullying
  • Creating a wall display to recognise the talents of others
  • Considering the impact of growing older, and contrasting the benefits of youth with those  of older age
  • Learning to juggle

    "The children loved it and understood the story which is beautifully presented, thank you!"


The Golden Statue

This lesson tells a story, adapted from a Buddhist legend, that encourages the children to reflect on how the generosity with which a gift is given is more important than the amount donated. 

Cross-curricular links: Religious Education, Art & Design 

Learning Activities:

  • Using the symbol of the lotus flower to consider the group’s aspirations and virtues
  • Creating your own plaster casts 


The Selfish Little Red Hen

This animated story turns the traditional tale of The Little Red Hen on its head. In this case the hen is always too busy to help her friends. Pupils can choose the story ending. They are asked to reflect on the importance of team work and co-operation, and learn how to share their opinions.

Cross-curricular links: Drama (Spoken Language), Literacy 

Learning Activities:

  • Discussing the importance of being helpful: who helps the children? Who do they help?
  • Discussing the impact of selfishness on others 
  • Writing a poem entitled “What kind of world would it be?” 
  • Considering how  helpfulness benefits society 

'We used this lesson as part of our traditional tales series. The children loved the twist to the story and they liked the fact that they could choose the ending to the story. It prompted a lengthy discussion and they discovered that we don't always agree! They really enjoyed it thank you!'

The Two Brothers

This lesson consists of a story adapted from an Egyptian legend that teaches about the importance of family love, selflessness and generosity. 

Cross-curricular links: literacy, geography, charitable giving

 Learning Activities:

  • Thinking about the groups you belong to: family, friends, religion, clubs
  • Thinking out how being generosity is often reciprocated
  • Writing top tips for being a good brother/sister/cousin or friend
  • Discussing the importance of water for farming
  • Discussing the impact of the Nile in farming in Ancient Egypt 
  • Acting out the story of “Joseph and his coat of many colours”

    "An easy, well explained story which provided thought for much discussion and restores our faith in the generosity of humankind."

    "Enjoyed the story and had a good discussion about the words in the glossary. Also had a good discussion about families. The children liked the pictures and the animation."


To Give is to Receive

This lesson considers the value of money, the importance of generosity and sharing with others. The lesson is based around a Japanese folk tale, in which a small act of generosity is eventually rewarded with big gains. 

Cross-curricular links: maths (money) and financial awareness

Learning Activities

  • Discussing whether generosity deserves to be rewarded
  • Discussing what the children would do with a lottery win: considering their needs, wants and wishes
  • Considering the value of money
  • Discussing the 3 S’s: spending, sharing and saving. 
  • Recording ideas of how to be generous to others without spending any money 



This lesson considers the importance of words, as illustrated by a West Indian legend: how words can be used to create goodness and happiness, but can also be used to be spiteful and to spread lies. The lesson also explores the five senses. 

Cross-curricular links: literacy, science

Learning Activities:

  • Discussing the five senses, and how they help us to explore our world
  • Discussing how other creatures use their senses differently; examples given include fish and insects
  • Exploring how negative comments make us feel
  • Converting “put downs” into positive comments 
  • Writing  tongue twisters.


Vote for the Go-Givers

In this lesson children share their opinions on things that matter to them and explain their views by considering a range of community issues raised by the Go-Givers characters. Children are also introduced to the concept of voting.

Cross-curricular links: spoken language

Learning Activities: 

  • expressing opinions by voting with thumbs, cards and lolly-pop sticks
  • exploring issues affecting the class that children might want to vote on
  • writing election manifestos for the Go-Givers characters


What Does the Photo Tell Us?

This lesson is about empathy. It provides the opportunity for children to stand in the shoes of others and consider how different the lives of children in other countries might be.

Cross-curricular links: geography, charitable giving

Learning Activities:

  • Considering what is going on outside the frame of the photographs in the PowerPoint
  • Considering the similarities and differences between the children’s livres and those depicted in the photographs
  • Considering what happened before/after the photographs were taken: thinking about context and their knowledge of other countries 


Who's Afraid?

This lesson uses a story involving our Go-Givers characters to explore different fears, why we are afraid of things, and how to overcome our fears. 

Cross-curricular links: science

Learning Activities:

  • Discussing fear as an instinct
  • Considering why we are afraid of things
  • Considering how courage enables us to overcome our fears and experience new things
  • Exploring how each of our five senses help to keep us safe 


You Scratch My Back

This lesson explores the importance of sharing and co-operation, using symbiotic examples from nature and a musical exercise to illustrate how working together can help bring about  better outcomes.
Cross-curricular links: science, music

Learning Activities:

  • Learning about the ways that different animals help each other to survive in the natural world
  • Considering the meanings of conflict, cooperation and negotiation
  • Creating their own animal (group activity)
  • Creating their own piece of music; firstly when working  alone, secondly when listening and working as a team

    "Brilliant slideshow. A super introduction to the task set for group work. Thank you."


Lesson Bundles by Theme

We have over 150 lessons on the Go-Givers website. To make it easier to find what you are looking for, we’ve organised some of our lessons into pre-set bundles on a range of different themes. Each bundle contains 6 lessons and each lesson consists of an editable PowerPoint presentation and a document containing learning objectives, key vocabulary and some suggested activities.

Click ‘view’ to see which lessons are included in the bundle.

Lesson Bundles by Year Group

We have over 150 lessons on the Go-Givers website. To make it easier to find what you are looking for, we’ve organised some of our lessons into pre-set bundles according to the year group we think they would be suitable for. Each bundle contains 6 lessons and each lesson consists of an editable PowerPoint presentation and a document containing learning objectives, key vocabulary and some suggested activities.

Click ‘view’ to see which lessons are included in the bundle.

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