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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
Asperger's Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide

A Neurotypical's Secrets for Success by Barbara A. Bissonnette, Principal of Forward Motion Coaching This unique guide explains what it takes to succeed in a workplace dominated by neurotypicals. The Asperger's Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide covers everything from choosing the right career to deciding whether disclosure is the right option. It features realistic strategies for meeting employer expectations and effectively resolving problems. Examples from Barbara's coaching clients are used...

£14.00
Blob Anxiety Book

Essential visual tools to help people discuss and manage their anxieties

By Pip Wilson & Ian Long

Feeling 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 worry
The anxiety cycle
Physical signs of...

£29.95
Blob Bereavement Book

A series of reflective tools to help everyone through the process of grief

By Pip Wilson & Ian Long

For 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:

Illness • A Car crash • Murder
• Suicide • Loss of a child •...

£29.95
Blob Themed Trees Book

This innovative visual tool applies to many of the most emotive topics of today

By Pip Wilson and Ian Long

Blob themed trees covering a wide range of emotionally important discussion topics, including:

• Mental health

• Gender

• Power

• Terrorism

• Disability

• Anxiety

• OCD

• Pornography

• Empathy

• Globalwarming

• Emotional intelligence

This set of photocopiable sheets will enable individuals, small groups and larger gatherings to consider the topics from a feelings’ perspective...

£29.95
Blob Tree Posters

Four posters to help children talk about specific emotions

By Pip Wilson and Ian Long


Blobs are a way of communicating using two of the first languages that we learn as children – body language and feelings. Before we can speak, before we can write, we have all learned to read the signs in our parents' faces, and appreciate being held and hugged. This means that Blobs are an all-age resource. Ian has used them in schoolwork with children as young as four who have already begun to recognise...

£22.95
Body Image Programme

A comprehensive resource packed full of activities to develop positive and confident girls with a focus on body image.

By Nikki Giant


In 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...

£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...

£4.80
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
Friendship Skills

Discussion cards that will help children focus on all the essential issues surrounding friendship

By E A Morris



Being 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...

£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 posters

Size: 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 strengths

By Nikki Giant


Use 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...

£24.95
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...

£20.40
Let's Talk About Anger & Aggression Discussion Cards

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & Kathy Khalsa

Written 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:...

£29.95
Let's Talk About Anxiety Discussion Cards

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & Carol Butler Cooper

Written 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...

£29.95
Let's Talk About Mindfulness

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & John J. Liptak

Written 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...

£29.95
Let's Talk About Problem Solving

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & John J. Liptak

Written 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:...

£29.95
Let's Talk About Resilience Discussion Cards

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & Kathy Khalsa

Written 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:...

£29.95
Let's Talk About Social Skills Discussion Cards

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & Carol Butler Cooper

Written 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:...

£29.95
Little Tin of Big Worries

Discussion cards to tackle the growing levels of anxiety in young people

?By Eve Wilson


The card set outlines 70 common worries for discussion, grouped into five main areas:

Friendship
Home and family
School and society?
Personal
The world around

Examples 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,...

£29.95
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