Early Years Resources & Support – Emotional Health & Wellbeing

DfE Help for early years providers

 Information about each area of learning in the EYFS and get ideas for activities you can do with early years children, including short videos to explain the importance of each aspect

Early Years in Mind

Early Years in Mind (Anna Freud) is a free online network for early years practitioners. The network provides easy to read and easy to use guidance on supporting the mental health of babies, young children and their families. The network was developed by mental health experts and shares practical and clinical expertise, and advice on using attachment-informed practice


Elsa provides downloadable resources that support the teaching of emotional wellbeing (a small cost for some resources)

Building Wellbeing Plan

Oxfordshire ‘Building Wellbeing Plan’ is designed to help settings to map out their provision available at different levels of intervention (e.g. what is available for all children: ‘universal’, for those with emerging needs: ‘targeted’, and those requiring a high level of support: ‘personalised’. A model plan is provided along with a range of supporting resource