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102 Creative Strategies for Depressed Children and Adolescents

A Practical Resource for Teachers, Counsellors and Parents By Donna Strom, Kaye Randall and Susan Bowman Depression can have many harmful and even devastating effects on the lives of children and adolescents. It can derail school performance and lead to social and family troubles. It can also have harmful effects on a young person's physical health. This book is a practical resource that includes a variety of strategies (including reproducible worksheets) designed to use with primary and...

£20.40
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 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
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
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
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
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...

£29.95
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...

£29.95
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 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...

£29.95
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
Social Behaviour Mapping

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...

£21.20
Social Skills Bingo

Support children and young people to deal with social situations and understand the meaning behind words and actions


This resource has been designed to improve children and young people's social skills by asking them to consider a situation or action and decide what response would be the most appropriate from the choices provided. Once the young person has agreed the response to the situation they cover over the situation with the response and go onto the next one.


There are four different...

£59.95
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...

£29.95
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
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