Emotional Learning Cards

Designed to inspire exploration and start important conversations, A Space and iniva’s Emotional Learning Cards can be used in therapy sessions, schools, workshops, universities, the workplace and at home. The artwork featured, and the accompanying text, reflect on themes relating to our emotional, psycho-social and relational life.

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  • What do you feel? Emotional Learning Cards pack The front of an Emotional Learning Card depicting Hetain Patel's artwork Gajra 2. A man raising his head is covered with flowers.

    What do you feel?

    Explores a wide range of emotions and helps illustrate how the meanings we give to our experiences affects how we feel as well as informing our beliefs about ourselves and others.
  • Who are you? Where are you going? Emotional Learning Cards pack An Emotional Learning Card depicting Hew Locke's artwork Black Queen. This shows an outline of Queen Elizabeth II filled with flowers and animals, with two orange eyes peering through the silhouette.

    Who are you? Where are you going?

    Stimulates thinking about the ways in which individual and collective experiences shape our sense of self and influence future choices.
  • How do we live well with others? Emotional Learning Cards pack The front of an Emotional Learning Card depicting Ai Weiwei's Sunflower Seeds

    How do we live well with others?

    Raises awareness of the impact of similarities and differences on our understanding of our self and others and explores common relationship challenges.
  • What do relationships mean to you? Emotional Learning Cards box Front of Emotional Learning card depicting Deborah Kelly's photograph After after Bronzino. A woman sits centrally with another woman beside her and three children in front of her - one is on her lap.

    What do relationships mean to you?

    Opens up themes relating to sexual identities, gender identity, gender roles and intimate relationships.
  • Let's talk about values Emotional Learning Cards pack

    Let’s talk about values

    Covers key life values including the British Values identified by the UK government as essential to living well with others.
  • A-Z of Emotions Emotional Learning Cards box The front of an Emotional Learning Card depicting detail from Matthew Krishanu's painting Golly. A child sits on a chair with a doll on the floor lying on its back.

    A to Z of Emotions

    Pairs feeling states and emotionally potent experiences with letters of the alphabet exploring those which are most uncomfortable as well as their opposites.
  • A-Z of Leadership Emotional Learning Cards box Front of an Emotional Learning Card depicting Hassan Hajjaj's photograph Nikee Rider . Three people are sat on and around a motorbike wearing burqa's branded with Nike.

    A to Z of Leadership

    Looks at what we mean by ’emotionally intelligent leadership’ and the conscious and unconscious influences on how we take up leadership roles.
  • Reflecting on feelings card box Reflecting on feelings back of card. 'All of us have ideas and opinions even if we're not aware that we do. We also have questions about the world around us as well as our own views.'

    Reflecting on Feelings prompt cards

    Match to images from any of the emotional learning card sets or use on their own to stimulate reflection and discussion.

Downloadable sample sets

  • Screenshot 2024 05 16 At 15.32.31 Back of one of the cards

    A Return to Breath

    These digital cards, produced in partnership by iniva and A Space for Manchester Art Gallery as part of iniva’s Future Collect project, stimulate discussion, art making, reflection, diary writing, storytelling and creative play on a range of themes relating to identity and belonging.
  • Making that remembers cover Back of Making that remembers card

    Making that remembers…

    These digital cards, produced in partnership by iniva and A Space for Towner Eastbourne as part of iniva’s Future Collect project, stimulate discussion, art making, reflection, diary writing, storytelling and creative play on a range of themes relating to the ways in which memories – both forgotten and remembered – can shape us.