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It's Fun to Learn About Feelings

By Carol Wood and Karyn NashThis book is full of lessons activities and reproducibles to help children learn all about feelings. Professional educators child workers and parents will find this resource to be insightful motivational and fun to use with children. The included games activities and worksheets will help children learn to better understand process and express their feelings in appropriate ways. As a result children will learn to become more self-confident and to improve their social...

£16.60
Julia Morphs and Learns to Accept Herself

By Rosalinde Block Julia is not happy with her looks. Her friend Abena the rabbit is thin and does great in ballet. Julia thinks she would be better off if she was thin and small like her friend. She sits in front of her wishing mirror one night and wishes so hard that she could look more like her friend. That night the wishing fairy does his magic and Julia morphs! The next day she looks very different and is excited to show everyone her new look. But she soon learns that her new...

£12.40
Just Being Me Book A

Teaching and Learning about Good Mental HealthBook A: - Skills - Values - Attitudes by Sue Dawson Just Being Me is a two book resource series which provides support material for teachers and students in the area of mental health and well-being. Just Being Me – Book A: Skills - Values - Attitudes is designed to help teachers present mental health education in ways which will help students to understand: What people have in common and what makes them different from each other The value of...

£17.00
Just Being Me Book B

Teaching and Learning about Good Mental Healthby Sue Dawson Just Being Me is a two book resource series which provides support material for teachers and students in the area of mental health and well-being. In Just Being Me - Book B: Safety Strategies there is a strong focus on potentially unsafe situations arising from alcohol and other drugs, harassment and abuse, the stress and anger of others, and risk-taking behaviour as well as an exploration of social justice and what it requires of us....

£17.00
Keep Cool!

Strategies for Managing Anger at School by Paula Galey Most of us find ourselves having to deal with anger in the classroom at some time or other. Keep Cool! provides teachers with practical guidance and strategies for helping students to understand what anger is, where it comes from and how to deal with it. It focuses on assisting students to develop a repertoire of responses for managing feelings of anger before they get out of control. Students will learn to understand what triggers anger and...

£14.60
Keeping Calm

By Kim Gallo and Julie Anneberg Welcome to Keeping Calm, an activity and coloring book featuring Playtime with Zeebu friends. This activity book contains exercises that focus on ways children can learn to regulate their emotions. The characters in this book learn how their body looks, and feels when it is calm and when it is not. Activities will encourage your child or student to make better choices during times of stress, and will give them tools they can use to help them remain calm. This 40...

£7.60
Kindfully Me Series - 3 Book Set

Written by Louise ShanagherIllustrated by Úna WoodsThe ‘Kindfully Me’ series consists of three colourfully illustrated children’s books that introduce children to practices of mindfulness, kindness, compassion and gratitude. Each book in the series focuses on teaching children practical and effective self-care and interpersonal skills which promote children’s positive mental health and positive relationships with others. The series introduces children to evidence-based techniques that once...

£24.41
Learning to Behave

Author: Dee DohertyWhere there is an imbalance between the perspective of a student and a school, misunderstandings and conflict can arise. Learning to Behave offers a programme of support to help achieve an equilibrium in which students learn to see other viewpoints and engage constructively in learning opportunities. Grounded in a cognitive approach, it essentially offers a type of training in problem-solving skills as students identify problems, generate alternatives, think about consequences...

£27.23
Learning to Think Thinking to Learn

Models and Strategies to Develop a Classroom Culture of Thinking by Michael Pohl This book is a practical guide for teachers at all levels of schooling as they plan and implement learning activities with a thinking focus. It describes processes that can be used to infuse thinking into everyday learning through the application and explicit teaching of various models and strategies. These strategies will see students engaging in a wide range of thinking tasks regardless of whether they are working...

£19.00
Lift Off to Learning with CD

in Inquiry-based Classrooms by Linking Thinking and Information LiteracyBy Michael Pohl & Mark Dixon Lift Off to Learning brings together thinking skills, inquiry-based learning, and the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) skills in a practical approach for teaching and learning in the primary and middle years. It includes an interactive CD of thinking strategies and a process for developing inquiry-based learning. Lift Off to Learning links ICT to thinking skills....

£29.00
Little Stars

Games and activities to promote self-esteem in 4-7 year oldsBy E A MorrisThis resource is a collection of 49 activities and games that will build emotional foundations, promote confidence and enhance self-esteem in 4 to 7 year olds. The contents include: Activities to build the emotional foundations of confidence (where children are helped to recognise, name and manage what they feel) include: A useful dictionary of feelings, The happy-sad beanbag game, The feelings thermometer, What I feel...

£27.50
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...

£35.94
Little Tin of Niggles

Discussion cards featuring 70 irritating moments that can trigger angerBy Eve Wilson This set of cards presents real issues that students have themselves identified, outlined and confirmed. Learning to recognise personal 'niggles' provides an opportunity to evolve effective strategies to deal with issues appropriately as they arise. Subjects include: Someone borrows my equipment without asking Being blamed for someone else's mistakes Being excluded from a group70 niggles cards, 7 options cards,...

£34.74
Little Tin of Transition Worries

70 discussion cards exploring key factors that concern childrenBy 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
Managing Anxiety at School

Strategies for Understanding and Managing Student Anxiety at SchoolBy Frances Carter This book contains a series of 18 topics that can be used to support students in developing a repertoire of responses for managing feelings of anxiety and fear before they get out of control. Students will learn to understand what triggers their feelings of anxiety and also learn how to control these feelings so that they do not become overwhelming. They will learn to pay attention to the physiological and...

£14.60
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
Mind Designs

By Angela TroppaThis book will provide you with a unique, powerful tool that will help facilitate deeper personal conversations with young people. The reproducible worksheets have been field-tested with children and adolescents who are experiencing trauma and/or young people with mild to severe social/emotional/behavioural challenges. It is easy to use - simply select a topic, have students complete the worksheet and then ask the students to colour the corresponding Mind Design. Each design was...

£25.00
Mindfulness It's Elementary

By Joree RoseThis program provides 12 activity-based lessons that will help children to learn basic mindful practices they can use every day. Each lesson provides a hands-on strategy for students to practice. These lessons will help you provide students with valuable coping skills that work on slowing down, being more intentional (doing things on purpose rather than doing them through habit) and increasing awareness and attention to what is happening in each moment.Includes...

£16.60
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...

£8.80

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