Introduction to ‘Feeling Good’
Feeling good is all about a child creating a positive image of themselves and the people around them. It includes their attitude, emotional well-being, self-confidence, self-esteem, behaviour, self-control and respect for others. When a child feels good about themselves they are interested and excited to learn more about the world.
At CBeebies, we have linked our 7 learning areas with the EYFS curriculum. ‘Feeling Good’ closely matches the EYFS curriculum area of Personal, Social and Emotional Development.
What is the EYFS?
The Early Years Foundation Stage is a curriculum used by all care and education providers working with children from birth to the age of five (or the end of your child’s reception year).
It describes how adults working with young children can support the development of a child’s existing knowledge, skills and understanding in all areas of their learning. The EYFS recognises that all children are individual and will learn and make progress at their own pace, aiming to achieve the Early Learning Goals by the end of their reception year.
The EYFS curriculum is delivered through a play-based approach to learning, offering fun and practical activities and hands-on experience. As a parent or carer, you will know your child best and it’s important that you share your knowledge of your child’s achievements with the adults they are working with.
The EYFS is currently divided into 6 areas of learning. These areas are:
Ideas for feeling good with CBeebies
The games, songs and stories across CBeebies relate to all areas of learning from the EYFS curriculum. Here are a few ideas for activities you can do at home to support a child’s Personal, Social and Emotional Development.