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Activities to Help Young People Build Character

Character-building activities for all professionals working with young people By Stephanie George & Jeba Begum Focus on character building with these activities which cover: Target setting Learning character/ behaviour Self-discipline Assessing situations Nurturing Changing perspective Positive outlook Raising self- esteem Building self-endurance Personal gains Personality test Overcoming weaknesses and building strengths Removing barriers Empathy80 pages, A4, photocopiable

£36.99
All-in-One Across Age Groups Bundle | The Zones of Regulation Series
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Ages: 5-18Format: Bundle with GamesPublished: 2021Authors: Leah Kuypers, Elizabeth SautterGet in the zone! Discover why this best-selling, easy-to-use regulation framework has been adopted across classrooms worldwide for mainstream social emotional learning intervention with individuals at developmental ages 5-18+. This all-in-one bundle provides all the books and games developed to teach with fidelity Leah Kuypers’ The Zones of Regulation™ curriculum. This includes the core curriculum The Zones...

£194.00
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 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 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:lllnessA Car crashMurderSuicideLoss of a childAccidental...

£32.50
Building Emotional Intelligence

By Aaron WiemeierThis skills and sensory-based curriculum offers 46 activity-based lessons to provide a comprehensive way to help children increase their emotional intelligence (EQ). Students learn about feelings as they relate to self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and social skills.Children become equipped with an understanding of emotions and then practice specific emotion-related skills that can help them deal with the normal stressors of everyday life.Lessons are flexible...

£22.00
Building Resilience

Developing Skills to Positively Meet the Challenges of Life By Paula Galey The ability to overcome adversity and challenging circumstances, brought about by early conditions and experiences, by successfully adapting and making constructive changes, is termed resiliency. While educators can’t control the family conditions or social demographics that their students experience, they can implement educational policies and practices that promote resiliency. This comprehensive resource offers a...

£21.80
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
Get Started with Ages 5-11 Bundle | The Zones of Regulation Series
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Ages: 5-11Format: Bundle without GamesPublished: 2021Authors: Leah Kuypers, Elizabeth SautterReady to start teaching The Zones of Regulation to children at developmental ages 5-11? Find out why this best-selling social emotional learning curriculum is being used worldwide across mainstream classrooms! This bundle includes 4 easy-to-use, kid-friendly products to get started: The Zones of Regulation curriculum, two brand new storybooks that support and bring curriculum lessons to life, and a...

£98.00
Helping Preschool-Age Children Learn Self-Regulation - with CD

By Brad Chapin, Lena Kisner and Brooke StoverThis highly anticipated resource focuses on skill-training for preschool-age children. Self-regulation is a universal skill necessary for academic success, emotional control and healthy social interaction. With this one resource, you will be able to address School Readiness, Anger Problems, Anxiety, School Safety, Self-esteem, Social Skills and much more. The authors have developed this guide with a focus on how to help you "Do More with...

£33.40
How Frederick Found His Light

By Katherine McIntyreA Book to Help Children Cope with SadnessFrederick was born with a beautiful light inside of him. This was the light of happiness, love and uniqueness. When he was younger he believed in himself and his light shone brightly for all those around him to see. As he grew older something happened. Frederick started to doubt himself and his light started to fade. His light was dimmed by sadness, anger and loneliness. With the support of his parents and his new counselor Mrs. Lily,...

£12.40
Hugo Learns to Trust Again - with CD

By Susan BowmanHugo is a young playful Chimpanzee who loves living and playing with other chimps in the forest. All is wonderful until one day some traumatic events happen that would change his life. At first, he fears that his home is being destroyed by mysterious looking creatures. Then, his momma is tragically killed and he is captured. Hugo is terrified and not sure what will happen to him next. He is finally rescued. But Hugo is still noticeably affected by what he has experienced. Then he...

£16.60
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
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
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...

£38.40
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
Mindful Practices for Helping Troubled Teens

By Natalie SpencerThis curriculum provides 20 activity-based lessons that combine mindfulness and cognitive behavioural approaches. These can be used flexibly in small groups or with individual students. Techniques are taught to help teens with issues such as:Self-HarmGrief/LossAnger/FrustrationAnxietyImpulse Control/Decision MakingBouncing BackAge Suitability: 11-18

£16.60
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
One of Those Days!

By Paula CableOne of Those Days! is a book that provides strategies for those days when everything feels just "a little bit too much." A day where one challenge leads to another; where there are simply too many things to juggle. Using colourful images and simple statements, it describes a day that every reader should be able to relate to; after all, don't we all come up against such days from time to time?Having set the scene for a typical stressful day, we are challenged to STOP, take...

£13.20
Positively Me! Book 1

A self-esteem programme for teachers and studentsby Lesley K. PetersenWork side by side with Positively Me – this self-esteem programme for teachers and students encourages a high degree of active participation from both. It provides teachers with activities and games that help students develop an understanding of self-esteem. Themes on various aspects of self-esteem can be used to prepare lesson plans and to deliver a continuous programme or a stand-alone lesson.Self-esteem is a concept many...

£22.72
Positively Me! Book 2

A self-esteem programme for teachers and studentsby Lesley K. PetersenWork side by side with Positively Me – this self-esteem programme for teachers and students encourages a high degree of active participation from both. It provides teachers with activities and games that help students develop an understanding of self-esteem. Themes on various aspects of self-esteem can be used to prepare lesson plans and to deliver a continuous programme or a stand-alone lesson.Self-esteem is a concept many...

£22.72
Social Thinking Frameworks Collection |Core Practical Treatment Frameworks Set 1
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13 visual teaching scaffolds to assess student social emotional needs and get started with teachingCreated by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela CrookeStart unpacking the social world with Core Practical Treatment Frameworks: Set 1, part of a two-set collection of 26 visual teaching scaffolds for social learning and self-regulation strategies—curated and distilled for the first time in one practical and user-friendly collection. After 25 years of research, teaching, and learning, we have powerful...

£21.12
Social Thinking® Frameworks Collection | Practical Treatment Frameworks Set 2
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Build social competencies with 13 more visual teaching scaffoldsCreated by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela CrookePeople are complicated and so is the huge social world. Here are 13 more of our most helpful and popular teaching frameworks in a portable, user-friendly set to help social learners ages 4 – adult build social competencies across a wide range of social landscapes. Tried, tested, and perfected over 25 years, these visual supports dissect complex social concepts into user-friendly...

£21.12
Social Thinking® Frameworks Collection | Set 1 and 2 Bundle
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A Two-Set Collection of 26 Visual Teaching Scaffolds for Social Learning & Self-RegulationCreated by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela CrookeThe social world is vast and complex, kids are complicated, and there’s so much information! Here’s where you’ll find the best of the Social Thinking® Methodology distilled into a two-set collection of our 26 core teaching frameworks for helping social learners unpack and figure out how to navigate the social world in a concrete, visual way. This...

£38.00
Superflex: My Hero Inside (Music CD)

Sing your Unthinkables to rest with these 13 fun, catchy, and educational songs that support children's social emotional learning as taught through the Superflex curriculum! Each song is an upbeat combination of music and lyrics that can help kids learn more about Social Town, the sneaky Unthinkables, and training at the Superflex Academy to help them seek their "Hero Inside". It was an honor to have these songs written by three-time Emmy nominated songwriters, Michael and Patty...

£15.84
Talking in Pictures

Author: Beverley ThirkellThis resource provides practical and visual counselling techniques for children and adolescents across the age range. The techniques remove the need for wordy explanations and long conversation, while giving opportunities for children and adolescents to explore their thoughts and feelings, many of whom may find it hard to express themselves. This resource is particularly helpful for those with social and communication disorders, language problems, autism spectrum...

£27.27
The Amazing Remote Control Self-Regulation Program

By Lori Ann CopelandThis companion guide provides a series of 10 lesson topics with more than 50 activities and handouts to help children learn self-regulation and impulse control skills. The program features fun and memorable lessons with activities that teach concepts and skills children can apply to their day-to-day lives. These lessons can be presented to children in classrooms and small groups or to individuals who may need more intensive help with self-control issues. The digital files...

£29.20
The Inner-Beauty Secret
By Keisha HowardShhh... this book is for a group of kids who know the true meaning of being beautiful. Do you want to know the secret?Inner-beauty is not in the shape of your body nor in the style of your hair, when you are beautiful; your actions show kindness and care. What you look like on the outside will fade away, but your inner-beauty is here to stay!"The Inner-Beauty Secret" will teach young children the importance of the character traits that are found within. Topics such as...
£12.40
The Resiliency Skills Handbook

How to develop lifelong skills in social and emotional resilienceAges 11-18By Steve Burns This mammoth collection of quick, engaging and effective resources brings together techniques adapted from NLP, Life-Coaching and Positive Psychology to provide an essential and flexible classroom resource for teachers working with students to promote the key skills of social and emotional resilience. Comprehensive, accessible and tried-and-tested classroom lessons are provided and cross-referenced...

£65.00
The Road to Regulation Poster

Authors: Leah Kuypers and Elizabeth Sautter Adapted from two pages in The Regulation Station storybook, this poster reviews the four steps needed to (1) recognize our feelings, (2) identify our Zone, (3) choose a tool, and (4) use the tool to help regulate.The poster does NOT have a dry-erase finishDimensions: 18" x 24" landscapeAges: 5-11

£13.92
Therapeutic Interventions Using Non-Therapeutic Games

By Paula Cox and Farra CriswellTherapeutic Interventions Using Non-Therapeutic Games is a creative twist on the traditional practice of using games in therapy. This book takes games that everyone knows and loves and gives a concrete hands-on example of behavioural strategies for children from Key Stage 1 through to Key Stage 3. The sessions and activity pages can be used by anyone who is in the role of helping children determine appropriate behaviours.The sections within this book are divided by...

£22.50
Understanding Feelings

Supporting the mental health of adolescentsby Michael Pohl Adolescence can be a time of great vulnerability as many teenagers grapple with changed expectations and demands, peer pressure, a desire to fit in, and the need to be valued and accepted as an individual. It is also a pivotal time of transition, as how a young person feels about themselves and their place in the world can profoundly shape the emerging adult. Understanding Feelings is all about equipping young people with the...

£22.72
When My Worries Get too Big!

A Relaxation Book for Children Who Live with AnxietyWritten and Illustrated by Kari Dunn Buron Worry and anxiety are on an upswing. In fact, anxiety is the most frequent of all mental disorders in children. High levels of stress and big emotions related to social situations, sensory issues, or general frustration are common in children who live with anxiety. Such stress can lead to a loss of control, resulting in aggressive behaviour, such as screaming, throwing things or even hurting someone....

£11.00
Who Is In Your Family

By Susan BowmanIn this full-colour illustrated book children describe their families including what they like to do together. The wonderfully illustrated drawings bring out the uniqueness of each family. Children are encouraged to describe their own families and create some fun activities they can do together. Some of the families described include:parent in the militarysingle parentincarcerated parentadoptive parentsfoster parentsmulticultural parentssame gender parentsterminally ill parentsand...

£12.40
Zones of Regulation 3-Poster Set
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Author: Leah Kuypers Love The Zones of Regulation® self-regulation curriculum? Or maybe you're just getting started using Zones? Either way you'll love having all three of the Zones posters for your classroom, clinic, or home/homeschool. Each is a visual teaching tool in and of itself and gives you the opportunity to take advantage of all those in-the-moment teaching situations that are part of everyday life. And, all three posters are dry erase, which means you can use them again and again!...

£38.16

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