life skills -videos

VIDEOS FOR LIFE SKILLS FOR PRIMARY CHILDREN
2014-

UNICEF VIDEOS FOR SMALL CHILDREN

MEENA VIDEOS- A TREASURE… GREAT RESOURCES FOR INTEGRATION WITH SUBJECTS / SHOWN DURING FILM SHOWS

I SCHOOL AND EDUCATION

  1. Meena’s dream of going to School comes true 
  1. Meena, focuses on the need for a friendly classroom environment to ensure proper learning. It also highlights the importance of practical learning methods. Meena helps her teacher create a fun classroom through knowledge she had gathered from her many experiences.

II HEALTH AND HYGIENE

  1. Baby Rani’s Four Visits- Vaccination and Immunization 
  1. Meena, focuses on the importance of proper hygiene. It teaches that people must use latrines, and wash their hands with safe, clean water and soap or ashes after using latrines and before touching food if they wish to stay healthy
  1. Meena tackles the issues of hygiene and sanitation. Part 1 out of 2 
  1. Meena tackles the issues of hygiene and sanitation.Part- 2 out of 2. 
  1.  Meena, focuses on pneumonia. The film highlights the symptoms of pneumonia and teaches how pneumonia can be prevented. It advocates consultation with professional health workers if someone is ill with pneumonia and discourages treatment from untrained village
  1. Meena saves baby Rani when she has diarrhea 

III SAFETY AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Meena  and ways to protect oneself in the event of a flood

Meena, focuses on what to do in the event of a flood. This video illustrates the importance of maintaining unity and helping each other during times of flood. 

IV SOCIAL SENSITISATION AND  GENDER POSITIVITY

  1.   Exclusion  of a family  with AIDS
  2.  Meena Says No to Dowry 
  3. Meena, focuses on the inferior status of girl children in South Asia. It refutes the all too prevalent belief that girls do not need health care. Many girls die or are permanently incapacitated because their parents fail to seek proper health care for them. This video emphasizes the importance of providing health care to both girls and boys. 
  4. Meena deals with eve-teasing – WHO IS AFRAID OF THE BULLY _ 
  5. The girls came back- Social Awareness about children being enticed by anti-social elements for child trafficking and child labour  
  6. Will Meena leave School ? Meena finds a way to increase the family’s income
  7. IT’S GOT TO BE A BOY Meena teaches her uncle to welcome the birth of girls and boys equally 
  8. TOO YOUNG TO MARRY  Meena, focuses on the issue of early marriage. It teaches that the legal age of marriage for women is 18 and emphasizes the importance of education for girls. Early marriage can have an adverse effect on a girl’s physical and mental health, and many child brides die due to pregnancy-related complications. 
  9.  Meena, focuses on the issue of child labour. The story begins when a turn of fate takes Meena and her family to the city from their rural home. In the city, Meena lives as a domestic worker in a house and is exposed to the misery faced by urban working children. The video emphasizes the importance of providing all working children with dignity, good working conditions and access to education. Part I
  10. Meena, focuses on the issue of child labour. The story begins when a turn of fate takes Meena and her family to the city from their rural home. In the city, Meena lives as a domestic worker in a house and is exposed to the misery faced by urban working children. The video emphasizes the importance of providing all working children with dignity, good working conditions and access to education. Child labour  Part II
  11. Raju finds out what it is to be like Meena for a day  ( Towards Gender positivity)

SINGA AND KINDNESS CUBBIES VIDEOS-

These videos offer  themselves for  sharing and discussion with the students .

1. APPRECIATION

2.EMPATHY

3.FORGIVENESS

4.HEART OF GOLD

5. COURAGE

PATIENCE

1. LITTLE BEARS LEARNS PATIENCE- SOME THINGS CAN’T JUST BE HURRIED -PART I

2.  (CONTINUED) PART II

3.PATIENCE AS BEING CONTENT TO WAIT

ANIMATED LESSONS

The links below are animated lessons in flash format ( requires updated version of Adobe Flash installed in the computer on which it is accessed).  Some are interactive and others for viewing

1. Animated Lesson- How to be a good listener ( interactive)

2. Animated Lesson-Liking the way you are- you are special

3.Animated lesson for managing bullying by peers

4.Animated lesson- You can’t change the world but you can change your mind

5.Animated lesson- Too much of a good thing is too bad.

6.Animated Lesson: Winning isn’t Everything

7.Animated lesson: Learning About Courage

8. Animated Lesson: The Power of Giving and Sharing

9. Animated Lesson:It’s good to back away

 Interactive Game on Making a Calendar with printable worksheets

Interactive Game on Day,Date, Month and Weather

Interactive Activity on Street Signs- Online / pen and paper

Reading Everyday Signs

Reading Driving/ Road Signs

Reading Travel Signs

Reading Shopping Signs

Alphabetical listing  of signs with images

Please find songs, videos, lyrics for safety in the streets at this link ( please click on any of the images on the screen for a selection of a topic)

Being a safe walker

Safety with traffic lights

Safety while crossing a driveway,parking lot

Safety while crossing the road

Safety  while playing outside 

Interactive Game for Safety on the Internet for Kids

Fire Safety Song for children

All about Kindness 

All about Respect for others

Helping Others 

Honesty 

It’s Time To Clean Up 

I‘m the Clean Up Robot 

Responsibilty-Do what you’re supposed to do 

Conflict Resolution

Thankfulness for various things  through children’s art and voices 

Respecting Personal Space 

Liking  The Way  We are – Story of the bee who wore glasses 

In this video, Tim the Bee cannot see very well and therefore runs into flowers. Tim becomes angry because his friends make fun of him. Tim meets a rabbit who suggests he eats carrots. Tim visits the wise owl who gives Tim an eye test. Tim wears glasses and he is able to collect more nectar than others. This is a good teaching resource for learning to like oneself and for acceptance of others who are different

Good Manners 

The Raggs characters use teddy bears to teach good manners.  Characters set-up a situation and use their teddy bears to show how to use manners. Raggs teddy has bad manners and the other teddies help him learn good manners.  Video is of good quality. (3:46)

A Good Handshake 

FRIENDSHIP

Friendship and Helping out

A sweet video on friendship

  PLEASE, THANK YOU, SORRY

THANK YOU SONG 

TOMATO SAYS SORRY

PLEASE AND THANK YOU

A STORY – BEARS HUG AND MAKE UP PART I

A STORY- BEARS HUG AND MAKE UP PART II

ALWAYS SAY TWO SPECIAL WORDS- PLEASE AND THANK YOU

                                  GOODNESS

  A DELIGHTFUL  STORY VIDEO ON BEING GOOD

A DELIGHTFUL SONG VIDEO ON BEING GOOD THANKS AND FAITH IN GOD  PART II

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