X-Ray of Feelings Resources

Helping you to support your Little Troopers

The X-Ray of Feelings resources are a series of five beautifully illustrated pictures showing an X-Ray of a child’s body which undercovers some of the thoughts and feelings they might be experiencing when facing some military life situations such as ‘my stomach feels like a stormy sea’, ‘my brain is full of questions’, ‘my heart feels loud’, ‘I have jelly knees’, ‘my head hurts because I miss mummy / daddy so much’.

Each illustration is accompanied by an activity sheet that has been created by an educational psychologist.

Parents, guardians or teachers can download the relevant scenario, talk through the illustration with the child and work through the activities; encouraging them to talk about and better understand how they are feeling.

The five scenarios covered are;