Find a friend or family member to play The Story Game.
Take it in turns to say one sentence at a time, to build up a narrative.
Use linking words such as 'then' and 'next' to connect your ideas.
Did the story end up as you expected?
What was most surprising or funny about the story?
Getting Started: How do we know if we are speaking clearly?
Intermediate: As you speak how can put your points into a logical order so you can be easily understood?
Advanced: How can you use tone, expression and gesture to make your speaking engaging?
Mastery: Would your voice over for the film trailer influence and persuade listeners to watch your film?
Interview a friend or family member about their job.
What is their job title?
Where do they work?
What tasks do they do at work?
What other things are you curious to learn about their job?
Getting Started: How can you make sure you are listening carefully?
Intermediate: What does it mean to summarise what you have heard?
Advanced: Why is summarising or rephrasing what you have heard useful sometimes?
Mastery: How might changing the language (words) used affect how you feel about something?
Hold a Sports Day at home.
Make two teams and create different events.
You could try an egg and spoon race, a pillowcase sack race.
Cheer each other on and celebrate everyone's successes.
Getting Started: When do you find it easier (or more difficult) to work with others in a positive way?
Intermediate: Have you helped make decisions with others?
Advanced: How can you encourage others to help out too?
Mastery: What is an 'unhelpful conflict'? How can you avoid this when working with others?
Each evening for the next week, consider how you have felt throughout the day. Share your thoughts with someone in your household.
Was it easy to explain your feelings to them? How could you have explained it differently? How did the other person react?
Getting Started: How can you find out about how others are feeling about something?
Intermediate: How can you find out more about strengths and weaknesses in others?
Advanced: How might you be able to motivate others to improve their weaknesses?
Mastery: What kind of leader would you like to be?
Reflect on an area you would like to get better at.
What can you already do well? What could you improve on?
Think of three things you could do in the next week to begin feeling more confident in this area.
Getting Started: How do you know if something is too difficult for you?
Intermediate: Why is it important to be willing to take on new challenges?
Advanced: What resources might you need to achieve your goals?
Mastery: What steps do you need to put in place to make your goals happen?
To cheer someone up and to let them know you are thinking about them, send them a handwritten note or card.
You could include a picture you've drawn, a poem you've written or a story you could share.
Getting Started: How does this activity make you feel?
Intermediate: How could you use this activity to feel more positive when something goes wrong?
Advanced: How could this help you to look on the bright side of something?
Mastery: How can you manage your emotional response to best support others?
Imagine the floor in your home has turned to jelly. How would this change the way you lived there?
Extension: design a gadget that would help you to live in a jelly home!
Getting Started: How can you share what you imagine?
Intermediate: How can you come up with lots of different ideas?
Advanced: How can you combine different ideas to create new ones?
Mastery: How can you help someone else to be creative?
Consider this challenge: a charity wishes to organise a 'fun run' in your local area.
The course must be accessible to people of all ages and abilities. Draw different routes your 'fun run' could take.
Which one would be best so that everyone could be involved?
Getting Started: What are the instructions?
Intermediate: How can you come up with lots of possible solutions?
Advanced: Why is it important to consider a range of solutions for problems?
Mastery: How might you choose between different solutions to a complex problem?