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Activities for Social & Life Skills

Cards of games and activities that are not only fun but will also develop social and life skills at the same time

By E A Morris


The carefully selected games involve role-play situations, discussion and working in groups.

?They include:

Getting to Know Me Game - works on improving relationships, communicating better, facilitating interaction
Be a Detective Game - works on improving relationships, communicating better, thinking skills and giving feedback
The Who I Am Game - works on...

£22.50
Anger Management Discussion Cards Primary

The perfect way to help children talk about anger-inducing situations and how they would cope

 By E A Morris


Choose from a variety of scenarios to allow children to open up about situations that are likely to make them angry.

Users pick a card and discuss that scenario, either one-to-one or in small groups.

This can be followed up by role-play and the opportunity to practise different strategies for dealing with similar situations.

Contains:

42 cards with scenarios such as 'Someone...

£29.95
Anger Management Discussion Cards Secondary

The perfect way to help young people talk about anger-inducing situations and how they would cope

By E A Morris


Choose from more than 40 scenarios to allow young people to open up about situations that are likely to make them angry. Users pick a card and discuss that scenario, either one-to-one or in small groups. The facilitator can turn the conversation onto the user’s beliefs and values that are being challenged by the situation suggested on the card. This can be followed up by role-play...

£29.95
Anger Management Games Primary

Group games using compassion and care to deal with situations of conflict and anger

By E A Morris


By using games to explore angry feelings, adults working with children can help them begin to understand what they are feeling and work out ways to use those feelings to achieve better outcomes. The majority of these games are to be played first in an angry way and then in a more controlled, compassionate and caring way for comparison and contrast in the subsequent discussion.

Supplied on cards,...

£24.95
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
Conflict Resolution Discussion Cards

Cards Age 11

Use these scenarios to help students think about how they can deal with conflicts appropriately

By Vanessa Harrison


At the heart of this resource are 20 cards of scenarios outlining an activity leading to conflict. The focus is on clashes in school, at home and in the community. These include conflicts with peers, family, teachers and other adults including those in authority. Students discuss the situation and suggest strategies for resolving the conflict.

They can call upon...

£29.95
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
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
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 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
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 Teenage Worries

Discussion cards and strategies to help teenagers cope with their worries

By Eve Wilson


In addition to the popular Little Tin of Big Worries also available is the Little Tin of Teenage Worries aimed specifically at teenagers and the issues they face. The cards address 70 common teenage worries grouped into seven main areas:

Social networking
Peer pressure
Personal issues
The world around
Home and family
Relationships
Career and working life

Examples include:
·  Becoming a...

£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
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...

£29.95

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