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Activities For Building Self-Confidence

A collection of activities and games to promote self-confidence and enhance self-esteem in young people By E A Morris. These activities recognise that self-confidence and self-esteem are interrelated. They can be used to create a programme for developing self-confidence in young people and include ways to help them: Learn to focus and concentrate Pay attention Learn to speak up for themselves Acknowledge what they have already learnt Accept praise and appreciation To accept and give compliments...

£29.95
Blob Anxiety Book

By Pip Wilson and Ian LongFeeling anxious is a normal human response, but there are times when these feelings overwhelm us. This book provides a number of visual discussion sheets and cards to help individuals, small groups and larger gatherings share their anxieties through using visual prompts and sensitive questioning.Themes covered include:What causes us to worryThe anxiety cyclePhysical signs of anxietyBreaking the cycleSelf-harmEating anxietiesParanoiaWhat helps us to relaxCalm

£31.50
Blob Bereavement Book

A series of reflective tools to help everyone through the process of grief.By Pip Wilson & Ian LongFor many people, losing a loved one is one of the most challenging emotional periods of their life. Grief is a process that can take months and even years to work through fully. This set of visual materials has been devised to help people of any age to reflect upon a wide range of traumatic experiences. Topics covered include:llnessA Car crashMurderSuicideLoss of a childAccidental deathMilitary...

£32.50
Blob Covid-19 Cards

By Ian Long and Pip Wilson48 cards to encourage discussion about anxieties surrounding CoronavirusA wide variety of Blob images relating to feelings and emotions experienced due to Coronavirus.These cards provide a series of approaches to help all who are struggling, with structured opportunities for reflection and discussion. Feelings can be expressed, considered and supported through the different activities.All ages. 48 cards, 90 x 130mm.Teacher notes for guidance with suggested activities...

£34.74
Blob Themed Trees Book

This innovative visual tool applies to many of the most emotive topics of today.By Pip Wilson and Ian LongBlob themed trees covering a wide range of emotionally important discussion topics, including: Mental Health Gender Power TerrorismDisabilityAnxietyOCDPornographyEmpathyGlobalwarmingEmotional intelligencePhotocopiable sheets to enable individuals, small groups and larger gatherings to consider the topics from a feelings’ perspective as well as reflecting upon opinions. Each sheet comes with...

£32.50
Body Image Programme

A comprehensive resource packed full of activities to develop positive and confident girls with a focus on body image.By Nikki GiantIn an age where we are constantly bombarded by messages that tell us we’re not good enough as we are, this programme helps to build positive, self-aware girls and young women who feel comfortable in their skin, and truly celebrate their bodies.A stimulating, self-esteem building programme for girls, it is designed to help them form and maintain healthy friendships...

£45.00
Brain (Squishy Foam)

Think Social Squishy Foam Brain Dimensions: 3" x 2" x 2" Students enjoy squeezing the small, blue foam rubber brains as the brains encourage them to think more flexibly and abstractly about the size of their problems and the choices they are making. Used in lessons that encourage flexible thinking, including those in the comic book curriculum Superflex and Thinking About YOU Thinking About ME, the brains offer a fun way to inspire our students to think about their social thinking...

£5.28
Blob Tree Posters

Use this Blob Tree Poster to initiate discussion of feelings during this unprecedented time.By Pip Wilson and Ian LongAll agesSet of 4 identical posters, A3 sizeTeacher Notes for guidance included

£28.74
Differentiation and the Brain

How Neuroscience Supports the Learner-Friendly Classroom By David A. Sousa and Carol Ann Tomlinson Examine the basic principles of differentiation in light of what current research on educational neuroscience has revealed. This research pool offers information and insights that can help educators decide whether certain curricular, instructional, and assessment choices are likely to be more effective than others. The authors offer suggestions on how to establish and manage differentiated...

£17.20
Fichas De Comportamiento Social (Spanish)

Nota: Fichas de Comportamiento Social también está disponible en inglés.Fichas de Comportamiento Social son un recurso visual que ilustran estos conceptos abstractos por medio de un diagrama de flujo. Padres y profesionales de la educación las utilizan para enseñar cómo todos los comportamientos que se llevan a cabo frente a los demás están implicados con las interpretaciones y reacciones sociales en una variedad de temas, incluyendo el hogar, la comunidad y el salón de clases. Este libro de 105...

£23.00
Friendship Skills

Discussion cards that will help children focus on all the essential issues surrounding friendshipBy E A MorrisBeing able to make and maintain friendships are both vital social skills for children. They help them become strong and successful in their relationships for the rest of their lives.Taking the approach of ‘me and my friends’, this card resource gives you a series of prompts to begin important discussions with children about: Friends Friendships Falling out Making up Negotiating Being...

£29.95
Great Motivational Quotations Posters

Featuring the sharpest business minds of the 20th and 21st centuries, these inspirational quotations will engage students of all ages in entrepreneurial thinking and spur them on to achieve their personal goals and ambitions.Set of 12 postersSize: A3 All ages ISBN 978-1-907370-23-6

£29.95
Inner Strength Cards

Help students build resiliency and self-esteem by finding their inner strengthsBy Nikki GiantUse these Inner Strength Cards in discussions and other activities to help young people to adopt a more positive, healthy mindset, strengthen their inner sense of self and become more emotionally intelligent.The Inner Strength Cards can support the process of positive thinking and help young people to: Cope with stressful events Manage disappointments and setbacks Build healthy, long-lasting...

£35.94
Inside Out

What Makes a Person with Social Cognitive Deficits Tick by Michelle Garcia Winner This book is where to start to learn more about how social problems connect to academic problems, such as reading comprehension and written expression. The book introduces Michelle's ILAUGH model, which provides a way to pinpoint specific areas of challenges that a student may face and how these affect school, work and social interaction. For all ages up to adulthood and beyond, this also provides insight on what...

£22.20
Let's Talk About Anger & Aggression Discussion Cards

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & Kathy KhalsaWritten by a team of best-selling authors, this card series is designed to enhance mental health and well-being by acknowledging that ‘it’s good to talk’. It encourages discussion about six specific areas: resilience, mindfulness, anxiety, anger & aggression, social skills and problem solving. Each set covers five carefully chosen topics, with ten thought-provoking cards per topic. The five areas covered in the Anger and Aggression set are: Anger...

£38.40
Let's Talk About Anxiety Discussion Cards

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & Carol Butler CooperWritten by a team of best-selling authors, this card series is designed to enhance mental health and well-being by acknowledging that ‘it’s good to talk’. It encourages discussion about six specific areas: resilience, mindfulness, anxiety, anger & aggression, social skills and problem solving. Each set covers five carefully chosen topics, with ten thought-provoking cards per topic. The five areas covered in the Anxiety set are: Mental and...

£38.40
Let's Talk About Mindfulness

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & John J. LiptakWritten by a team of best-selling authors, this card series is designed to enhance mental health and well-being by acknowledging that ‘it’s good to talk’. It encourages discussion about six specific areas: resilience, mindfulness, anxiety, anger & aggression, social skills and problem solving. Each set covers five carefully chosen topics, with ten thought-provoking cards per topic. The five areas covered in the Mindfulness set are: Stay present Slow down...

£38.40
Let's Talk About Problem Solving

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & John J. LiptakWritten by a team of best-selling authors, this card series is designed to enhance mental health and well-being by acknowledging that ‘it’s good to talk’. It encourages discussion about six specific areas: resilience, mindfulness, anxiety, anger & aggression, social skills and problem solving. Each set covers five carefully chosen topics, with ten thought-provoking cards per topic. The five areas covered in the Problem Solving set are: Obstacles to...

£38.40
Let's Talk About Resilience Discussion Cards

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & Kathy KhalsaWritten by a team of best-selling authors, this card series is designed to enhance mental health and well-being by acknowledging that ‘it’s good to talk’. It encourages discussion about six specific areas: resilience, mindfulness, anxiety, anger & aggression, social skills and problem solving. Each set covers five carefully chosen topics, with ten thought-provoking cards per topic. The five areas covered in the Resilience set are: Relationships Creativity...

£38.40
Let's Talk About Social Skills Discussion Cards

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & Carol Butler CooperWritten by a team of best-selling authors, this card series is designed to enhance mental health and well-being by acknowledging that ‘it’s good to talk’. It encourages discussion about six specific areas: resilience, mindfulness, anxiety, anger & aggression, social skills and problem solving. Each set covers five carefully chosen topics, with ten thought-provoking cards per topic. The five areas covered in the Social Skills set are: Communication...

£38.40
Little Tin of Big Worries

Discussion cards to tackle the growing levels of anxiety in young peopleBy Eve WilsonThe card set outlines 70 common worries for discussion, grouped into five main areas:*Friendship *Home and family *School and society *Personal *The world aroundExamples include:Being alone, Falling out with a friend, No one talking to you, Moving home, Loss of a family member, Parents splitting up, Family arguing, Serious illness, Your appearance, Money, Knowing what to do in an emergency, Forgetting...

£34.74
Little Tin of Coronavirus Worries

Discussion cards to tackle the many anxieties surrounding this complex situation.By Eve WilsonIt is vital to talk openly to children and young people about all the fears, worries and anxieties concerning this worldwide disaster which has radically changed the world they knew.Supporting Mental Heath and WellbeingThis invaluable resource pack of discussion cards will provide an excellent opportunity to address the changes they have experienced, to express and share their worries and the...

£34.74
Little Tin of Niggles

Discussion cards featuring 70 irritating moments that can trigger anger By Eve Wilson Little niggles are small seeds of most big problems: they cause breakdowns in relationships, lead to a lack of task focus, can be the cause of major physical fights and are long-term stressors. We all face them every day and handling them is a crucial life skill. Little niggles are particularly powerful in the classroom as they distract both students and teacher, give rise to negative feelings and can...

£34.74
Little Tin of Transition Worries

70 discussion cards exploring key factors that concern children By Eve Wilson The experience of changing schools - either from primary to secondary or as a result of relocation - can trigger anxiety and stress for many pupils. This set of cards provides an opportunity to identify, examine and tackle specific areas of concern to ensure that the experience can become as worry-free as possible. Each card outlines a cause for concern, for example: People won't like me The work will be too hard I...

£34.74
Mathopia Multiplication Card Game

Mathopia is a fun, exciting multiplication card game for two or more players aged 5 and above. Players must match question and answer cards and in doing so are performing multiple multiplications! Great for young children learning their times tables and for older children and adults who need to refresh their multiplication skills! The game can be played at different levels to suit the skill of the players. There are also variations to the game play for those that want a challenge, and tournament...

£7.19
More Quizzles: 200 Puzzles with a Purpose

by Michael Pohl As a follow on to Michael Pohl's best-seller Quizzles, More Quizzles contains more than 200 pictorial puzzles (sometimes called ‘dingbats’). The puzzles will challenge the mind and seriously stretch the thinking capabilities of your students and your colleagues! Quizzles are designed to provide the stimulation required by the brain to think analytically. What's more - the puzzles are both challenging and fun to do. Includes:Introduction to Quizzles A Note to Students A Note to...

£8.20
Positive Affirmation Cards

50 Positive affirmation cards to build bounceback ability Use these affirmations to empower students to be resilient, confident, happy, positive, build up a better resistance to the challenges of life and aquire 'bouncebackabilty'. Affirmations have been used for many years as part of the personal development toolkit but now the process of using them has been refined and improved by recent scientific discoveries. Ideal for work with groups or individuals who would like to: Address their feelings...

£29.95
Positive Solutions Posters

Posters to promote positive thoughts of self-image By Eve Wilson A unique set of six A3-size posters plus a full-colour A3 blank poster. Also includes a CD-Rom with Teachers' Notes and a black-and-white version of the poster to print out. This set is designed to help pupils to recognise six negative emotional states and to suggest various means of overcoming them. Poster topics are: If I feel angry I can ... If I feel lonely I can ... If I feel sad I can ... If I feel stressed I can ... If I...

£29.95
Quiet Times

A safety valve for student stress by Peter Clutterbuck Quiet Times is a book designed to provide a safety valve for student stress. Recognising that students have increasing demands placed on them both at school and at home, the low-intensity activities within the book are aimed at providing a chance for students to take a break to simply contemplate their own thoughts and feelings. Designed to be used in short 10-15 minute classroom breaks, the activities require no preparation and no...

£16.00
Quizzles: 200 Puzzles with a Purpose

by Michael Pohl Quizzles contains over 200 pictorial puzzles (sometimes called ‘dingbats’) presented in a quiz format. The puzzles will challenge the mind and seriously stretch the thinking capabilities of your students and your colleagues! Quizzles are designed to provide the stimulation required by the brain to think better. What's more - the puzzles are both challenging and fun to do. Solving Quizzles requires that we practise our analytical thinking skills. As we closely examine each puzzle...

£7.80
Resilience Coping Strategies

Activities focusing on resilience in young people Mental Health & Well-Being Activities: Resilience Coping Strategies Activities focusing on resilience in young people By Stephanie George Staff working in schools are faced with a multitude of issues in addition to teaching and learning: often these are social, emotional and mental health issues. Of social and public concern, the government has made a commitment to mental health services and provision in schools. Moves are afoot to ensure...

£35.00
Social Behavior Mapping
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Connecting Behavior, Emotions and Consequences Across the Day by Michelle Garcia Winner. How does what’s happening around us influence our thoughts and feelings? Many people don’t intuitively understand how their behaviour affects the thoughts and feelings of others. Social Behavior Mapping, one of the most popular treatment frameworks within the Social Thinking Methodology, is a visual flowchart outlining the Social-Emotional Chain Reaction, our term describing that how we act in a specific...

£23.00
Social Behavior Mapping + 10 Steps Poster (dry-erase) (large 24" x 36")

Social Behavior Mapping Template Poster By Michelle Garcia Winner Social Behavior Mapping is a strategy described in detail in one of our core books on Social Thinking, Thinking About You Thinking About Me, and also in the book Social Behavior Mapping: Connecting Behavior, Emotions and Consequences Across the Day. The purpose of a Social Behavior Map is to help students learn how each behavior they do has an emotional impact on those around them, and that how a person feels contributes strongly...

£15.84
Social Behavior Mapping + 10 Steps Poster (filled in) (large 24" x 36")

Social Behaviour Mapping - Listening to the Teacher Talk By Michelle Garcia Winner One student is squirming in her seat and shuffling her feet back and forth on the floor. Another is tapping his pen. A third is staring out the window. Some students are frustrated because they want to listen to the teacher but they're constantly being distracted. While a Social Behaviour Map can be personalized for each context and person, this poster demonstrates how the concept can be used with a group to...

£13.20
Social Skills Learning

Activities to develop social skills in a practical and fun way By Naomi Samuel Give children of all ages and abilities the opportunity to build up a toolbox of social skills for life with these session plans based around tried-and-tested activities. This will enable them to have the best opportunity to understand who they are and their impact on the world, as well as identifying how the world impacts on them as an individual. It gives room for reflection and practical skills for working on...

£32.50
Socially Curious and Curiously Social

by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke This anime-illustrated guidebook is written for teens and young adults to learn how the social mind is expected to work in order to effectively relate to others at school, at work, in the community and even at home. Since there is relatively little information on how to talk about social information, this book redefines what it means to "be social" and it is likely not what you think! This book is a "get real" discussion, written in...

£21.20
Sticker Strategies

Practical Strategies to Encourage Social Thinking and Organization by Michelle Garcia Winner By providing a CD and book now you can print as many strategies as you want onto standard labels and flipbooks and save the formatted stickers in Word for your student. You can still print from formatted strategies in the included book. A popular tool, the previous book included actual stickers, making it expensive to print. This CD/book package is half the first version's price and more versatile! While...

£19.60
STOP and THINK Learning: Teacher's Guide for Motivating Children

By Lindy Petersen Stop and Think Learning offers teachers a step-by-step method called STOP THINK DO to motivate children to learn in the classroom. The highly successful method shows children what they can change and then how they can plan what to do to change. Motivation is the key: here is a set of strategies that actively involve the children in a commitment to learn in the busy classroom. The book also describes the STOP THINK DO method for training social skills and improving relationships...

£20.60
Think it Through Anger Game

A discussion board game to explore the triggers and outcomes of anger By Hilary Whates This engaging and colourful board game will encourage players to consider ways to deal with situations that may make them angry and reconsider ways to deal with situations that may make them angry and to recognise their personal anger 'triggers'. Players move around the board and when they land on a Situation Square they take a Solve it! card which describes an anger trigger and offers several ways to deal...

£47.50
Think Social! A Social Thinking Curriculum
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for Teaching Social Thinking and Related Skills to students with High Functioning Autism, PDD-NOS, Asperger Syndrome, Nonverbal Learning Disability, ADHD by Michelle Garcia Winner This book builds on the basic philosophy offered in THINKING ABOUT YOU THINKING ABOUT ME. Created at the request of educators, therapists and parents to learn more about how to teach students with weak social cognition and related social skills (Asperger's Syndrome, PDD-NOS, High Functioning Autism, ADHD, NLD,...

£76.40
Think Social! A Social Thinking Curriculum *SECONDS*
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THIS ITEM IS DISCOUNTED AS IT HAS BEEN DAMAGED, SCUFFED, CREASED OR DENTED IN TRANSIT OR IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. THIS ITEM IS PERFECTLY USABLE BUT WILL HAVE SOME COSMETIC DAMAGE.RETURNS WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE FOR THIS ITEM for Teaching Social Thinking and Related Skills to students with High Functioning Autism, PDD-NOS, Asperger Syndrome, Nonverbal Learning Disability, ADHD by Michelle Garcia Winner This book builds on the basic philosophy offered in THINKING ABOUT YOU THINKING ABOUT ME....

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£53.48
Thinking About YOU Thinking About ME, 2nd Edition
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Thinking About YOU Thinking About ME is designed for people who live with or teach children or adults who struggle to consider the point of view or motives of others. This is a crucial skill and is needed to develop effective interpersonal relations but it is a hugely complex task to achieve for anyone with a social cognition disability. Following up on her first book, Inside Out: What Makes a Person with Social Cognitive Disorders Tick? Social Thinking expert Michelle Garcia Winner illuminates...

£42.40
Why Teach Social Thinking?

Questioning Our Assumptions About What It Means To Learn Social SkillsToday's children (both neurotypical and those with social learning challenges) are entering school with declining abilities to learn in a group, attend to a lesson, be considerate toward others, or self-regulate their own behaviour. Teachers are increasingly finding themselves ill-equipped with the know-how, tools, and strategies to teach students about social awareness, emotional intelligence, and self-regulation of...

£21.20
Why Teach Social Thinking? *SECONDS*
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THIS ITEM IS DISCOUNTED AS IT HAS BEEN DAMAGED, SCUFFED, CREASED OR DENTED IN TRANSIT OR IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. THIS ITEM IS PERFECTLY USABLE BUT WILL HAVE SOME COSMETIC DAMAGE.RETURNS WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE FOR THIS ITEM Questioning Our Assumptions About What It Means To Learn Social SkillsToday's children (both neurotypical and those with social learning challenges) are entering school with declining abilities to learn in a group, attend to a lesson, be considerate toward others, or...

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