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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

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
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