PPY Social and Emotional Skills

Presenters: Nestor, Sama and Diana

Target Audience: Teachers and Parents

Today’s Topic: Social and Emotional Skills


Recap from Previous Session: Sensory-motor and Health

What is sensory motor and health?

The Sensory Motor and Health studies are integrated studies that focus on health and safety knowledge and motor skills for health and positive brain development.

Our value theme: Unity 

What is unity?

Unity means living in harmony, working and living together – being a team worker, valuing community, accepting multi-ethnic communities.

TOPIC: Safety.

  1. What is safety?

 Safety is the condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury.

  1. Safety in school.
  •  Safety and healthy environment.
  • Have safety and healthy rules at school.
  • Proper storage for all harmful materials such as: knives, wood glue, needles, spade, gas, etc.
  • Enough sinks for hand washing.
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Set safety and healthy rules.
  • Provide cared and love to all children.

 3. Safety at home:

  • Teach ways to handle knives.
  • Advise children not to go themselves to the sea or to the river to swim.
  • Always Guard children when they stay at home.
  • Introduce to wash their hands every day after they do or play.
  • Proper storage for all harmful materials.

4. Name of people who can help or protect us in the community.

  • Police
  • Nurse
  • Teacher
  • Priest/Pastor
  • Chief

Today’s Session: Social and Emotional Skills

Social and emotional skills (sm) is the sixth learning area in the PPY curriculum.

What is social and emotional skills?

  • Social and emotional skills is a study about, how learners will develop an awareness of personal identity, values and Christian identity.

In this lesson we will learn about the obedience that we will practice one of the values that helps our children to have a good character by demonstrating love, integrity, perseverance, respect, and gratitude.

What is obedience?

  • Obedience is accepts and respects authority, does as told, follows instructions.

ACTIVITY 1a Now children let us talk about five different ways that you can practice, on how to obey people:

  • When someone ask you to do something. (You must always obey).
  • When teacher, parents or other people say don’t do this or that.(must obey)
  • When someone told you to follow them.
  • When someone ask you to takes some responsibility at home.
  • If your school teacher wants to discipline you (must obey).


Sing a song about obedience:

Obedience is the very best way to show that you believe.

Do it exactly what the lord commands, Do it happily……..Action is the key,

Do it obediently, the joy you’ll receive.

Obedience is the very best way to show that you believe…. I spell it O B E D I E N C E (3).

Obedience is the very best way to show that you believe.


Activity 2 There are ways that can help us if we have value about obedience:


Critical thinking – have ways of self-discipline and problem solver.

Communicator – have understand, caring, honest and actively involved.

Collaborator – work with others, concerned citizen and strive for unity.

Good character – have respect, love and gratitude.


ACTIVITY 3 Name some ways that lead us to obey:

  • Follow classroom rules
  • Take care of school property.
  • Respect your Parent, teacher and others.
  • Help your parent or teachers.
  • Willing to apologize.

 Resources appropriate in social studies areas.

Picture of obedience, story book, A4 papers, crayons, pencils, colours, classroom rules,  rhymes or songs, picture of image, bottle tops, picture of tracing objects,


What are the Teachers and parents role?

Teachers role in social & emotional activities

  • Demonstrate the ideas on the moral values that a story or song that portrays e.g value bout obedience.
  • In the classroom we teachers must discuss with our children about the way we can show how to obey to others.
  • Teachers must show ways we can obey.

Parents role:

  • Parents must show some ways on how to obey at home.
  • Involve your child in some good ways. e.g. Go to prayer or worship.
  • Involve your child to help you in, doing some home activity. e.g washing, cooking and clearing.
  • Talk about the key teaching about obedience at home.
  • Being able to take responsibility for child action.

Parents and guardians it is very important to talk about obedience to our children, so that they can brought up as well-mannered children and have good relationships in their future.

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