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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...

£22.00
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
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
An Early Start - Promoting Social Competence

by Desma HughesBeing able to form satisfying relationships is an essential life skill, but it is a skill that must be learned. It enables people to feel a sense of belonging in any group and is closely linked to confidence, self-esteem and emotional well-being. Having the ability to initiate and maintain satisfying relationships with others, especially peers, is known as social competence. Many children find it difficult to develop social competence, so teachers and parents have an important...

£21.80
Assessing & Developing Self-Esteem Ages 5-11

An easy way to assess and develop a child's self-esteem, their sense of self, belonging and personal powerBy E A MorrisAssessing & Developing Self-Esteem Ages 5-11 contains everything you need to evaluate the self-esteem of an individual child or group of pupils using a self-esteem indicator questionnaire which will enable you to evaluate an overall level of the individual’s self-esteem, plus obtain scores on sense of self, sense of belonging and sense of personal power. Based on the results of...

£42.50
Assessing and Developing Self-Esteem Ages 11-16

An easy way to explore a young person's self-esteem, their sense of self, belonging and personal power. By E A MorrisWith this resource a self-esteem indicator is used to explore a young person's self-esteem, their sense of self, belonging and personal power. Its key features are that it: Provides a quick and informal assessment Offers a practical facility for reassessment Has age-related activities designed for individuals and whole classes Includes planning support for individual intervention...

£45.00
Blob Posters

By Pip Wilson and Ian LongBlobs 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 when they feel like these 'funny people'. Blobs live in a strange...

£22.95
Blob Tree Posters

By Pip Wilson and Ian LongBlobs 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 when they feel like these 'funny people'. Blobs live in a strange...

£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 GiantIn 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 friendships...

£45.00
Brad Learns How to Take a Bite Out of Meanness

By Susan Bowman This colourfully illustrated story introduces Brad, an unusual shark, who doesn't "fit in" with the other sharks. He is teased and called names by other sea creatures because he doesn't fit the reputation of being a shark. So he tries to not hang around the other sharks hoping this will make a difference. But the teasing continues. He finally turns to his only friend Kia, a humpback whale, who tells him that he should not try to change who he is just to have friends....

£13.20
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
Developing a Positive Sense of Self - Book A

Understanding Myself by Peter Clutterbuck The two books in the 'Developing a Positive Sense of Self' series are full of ideas and activities that teachers can use to help students feel good about themselves while at the same time creating a classroom environment where mutual support and caring are an everyday occurrence. Book A (Understanding Myself) focuses on beliefs and attitudes students may have about themselves. The activities in this book help to strengthen students sense of personal...

£15.60
Developing a Positive Sense of Self - Book B

Understanding My Relationship with Others by Peter Clutterbuck The two books in the 'Developing a Positive Sense of Self' series are full of ideas and activities that teachers can use to help students feel good about themselves while at the same time creating a classroom environment where mutual support and caring are an everyday occurrence. Book B (Understanding My Relationship with Others) focuses on beliefs and attitudes students may have about themselves. The activities in this book help...

£15.60
From Your Point of View

Activities that Help to Develop Empathy By Naomi Roche This photocopiable resource supports students to understand complex situations through other people’s eyes. Having good relationships and empathy with others are founded on this important skill. This book encourages students to think about events from other perspectives, look at people’s motivations and consider the consequences of actions. The book is focused around five themes. Each theme contains a story told from three points of view....

£17.40
Get Started for Tweens & Teens Bundle | The Zones of Regulation Series
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Ages: 11-18Format: Bundle with GamesPublished: 2021Authors: Leah Kuypers Elizabeth SautterInterested in learning about The Zones of Regulation and working with tweens and teens? Start with this powerhouse bundle and save 10%! It includes best-selling The Zones of Regulation curriculum, the Navigating The Zones board game and its Advanced Pack to extend levels of game play, along with our Tools to Try Cards for Tweens and Teens. The card deck presents a range of self-regulation tools (sensory,...

£139.00
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
Good Choices or Bad Choices and How to Know the Difference - with CD

By Susan Bowman All of us make many, many choices each day. Each choice will result in something that will happen afterwards. If we "Stop" and "Think" before we act, we are much more likely to make better choices.This book will help children learn about choices they make every day and their outcomes or consequences. It presents several common, real-life situations, each with a choice to be made. Children are encouraged to compare what will likely happen if they make a good...

£19.20
Helping Teens Learn Self-Regulation

By Brad Chapin Lessons, Activities and Worksheets for Teaching the Essentials of Responsible Decision-Making and Self-Control for TEENS! This program provides a solid, yet flexible, foundation for intervention with adolescents. The strategies are presented in simple, step-by-step lessons, activities and reproducible worksheets. These strategies can be used for quick interventions with individual adolescents. They can also be used to create dozens of unique curricula, tailor-made to target...

£31.00
Helping Young People Learn Self-Regulation

By Brad Chapin Lessons, Activities and Worksheets for Teaching the Essentials of Responsible Decision-Making and Self-Control Self-regulation includes a universal set of skills necessary for academic success, emotional control and healthy social interaction. With this single resource you will be able to address children's anger problems, academic performance challenges, anxieties, school safety issues, self-esteem, social skills and much more. From the creator of the popular web-based Challenge...

£31.00
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
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
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
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
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
Stop and Think Friendship: DVD Package

By Lindy Petersen with Mark LeMessurier STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP...

£58.00
Stop Think Do: Social Skills Training for ages 12-15
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By Lindy Petersen with Phil Lewis STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP THINK DO...

£46.80
Stop Think Do: Social Skills Training for ages 4-8

By Lindy Petersen with Allyson Adderley STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP...

£46.80
Stop Think Do: Social Skills Training for ages 8-12

By Lindy Petersen with Allyson Adderley STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP...

£46.80
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 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 Zones of Regulation Storybook Set
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Ages: 5-11Pages: 152Format: 2-storybook set (shrink-wrapped)Published: 2021Authors: Leah Kuypers and Elizabeth Sautter The two children’s books in the The Zones of Regulation Storybook Set were created to provide an easy, kid friendly way to kick off and support lessons for children ages 5-11 years old, while using the The Zones of Regulation curriculum (book). The storybooks are meant to be used in conjunction with lessons from the curriculum book, The Zones of Regulation .The Road to...

£39.80
The Zones of Regulation: Tools to Try Cards for Kids
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Authors: Leah Kuypers, Elizabeth SautterLearning to self-regulate our Zones is hard, serious work that takes time and lots of practice. Tools to Try Cards for Kids includes 4”x 6” tool cards and is an easy, user-friendly way to introduce over 50 self-regulation strategies to kids ages 5–10 and empower them to make choices toward figuring out what works best for them. For best teaching practice, the strategy card deck should be used in tandem with lessons introducing tools for use with Zones from...

£21.12
The Zones of Regulation: Tools to Try Cards for Tweens & Teens

Authors: Leah Kuypers, Elizabeth SautterNeed ideas to help tweens and teens learn to regulate? Discover this strategy card deck in The Zones of Regulation series — specifically for tweens and teens. Tools to Try Cards for Tweens & Teens is a multi-sensory strategy card deck to help explore, choose, and practice 50 regulation tools at home, in school, or in therapeutic and community settings. The 2-sided cards are divided into 5 categories that describe strategies to focus, calm, think, move,...

£21.12
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
Tools to Try Card Decks Across the Ages | The Zones of Regulation Series
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Ages: 5-18Format: Cards 4x6Published: 2021Authors: Leah Kuypers Elizabeth SautterWhether you’ve been teaching The Zones of Regulation curriculum for years or just hearing about it for the first time, these regulation strategy card decks for two different developmental age groups — children ages 5-10 and tweens and teens ages 11-18 — are a powerful addition to your social emotional learning and teaching toolkit. These decks are meant to be used in tandem with The Zones curriculum and pair well...

£38.00
Tweens & Teens Bundle
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Ages: 10+Format: Bundle with GamesPublished: 2016Authors: Michelle Garcia Winner, Pamela Crooke, Dominique Baudry, Linda K. MurphyThe social mind is dynamic. It changes and evolves continuously throughout the tween and teen years as kids begin to forge a stronger sense of self. But as they age, the social world also expands in its complexity. Expectations for how a child makes sense of the social world, socially responds, and behaves seem to suddenly shift and transform as more sophisticated...

£180.00
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
Why Do I Hurt Myself?

By Susan Bowman and Karen Dean Recent research has shown that an average of 8% of children as young as 8 years old are engaging in self-injuring behaviours. This book provides a first-of-its-kind, story-based tool for helping these young people. Elisa, 11 years old, has started purposely hurting herself. No one understands why she wants to do these things, not even her mother. When her self-injuring becomes more noticeable, a teacher takes her to speak with the school counsellor. Elisa...

£13.20
Zones Storybook Set + Zones Tools to Try Cards for Kids Bundle
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Ages: 5-10Format: Bundle without GamesPublished: 2021Authors: Leah Kuypers, Elizabeth SautterAre you teaching The Zones of Regulation curriculum to children at developmental ages 5-11? This bundle provides two engaging, visual ways to supplement and extend regulation curriculum lessons with fidelity. This set contains two sequential storybooks with relatable characters, social scenarios, and metacognitive strategies that bring regulation lessons to life. They introduce each of the four Zones of...

£54.00

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