Conflict Resolution For Kids

Subject : 

Civic Education

Term :

Third Term / 3rd Term


Week 3

Class :

Nursery 1


Previous lesson : 


Social Activities For Young Learners


Topic :

Conflict Resolution


Behavioural objectives :

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • say what is conflict
  • say how to resolve conflict


Instructional Materials :

  • Mat
  • Story books
  • Balls
  • Merry Go Round
  • Rocking Horse



Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation


Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks


Content :

Conflict means disagreement . It means misunderstanding or break in  communication. It means when people are at loggerhead when it comes to issue that requires a common answer or agreement .

Conflict resolutions are the steps that are taken to bring quarreling people to a compromise without necessary having a winner or a loser .

It is a way to pacify and persuade warring parties to lay down their arms .

Conflict resolution is a skill for life for the kids as this skill will later be useful in life either in classrooms or in life .

It will assist them later in life as adults to settle conflict as adults



Examples Of Anti Social  Activities 







How to Resolve Conflicts 

Talk to both parties that are involved

Counsel them on the need to live peacefully

We disagree to agree ( Compromise )

Maintain good healthy relationship with everybody

Develop your emotions to be positive

Take anger management courses

Have feelings for others

Respect others

Communicate . Discuss the issue

Ask for help

Do not yell






The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise




The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.




Mention five ways ways to resolve conflicts