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A Spoken Relaxation – On your little boat by Isabel Brooks

February 18, 2017
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Isabel Brooks Yoga teacher and ELSA A huge thank you to Isabel Brooks who is an ELSA and Yoga teacher. She has sent this lovely relaxation for you to try with children. Isabel has her own Facebook Page which I urge you to follow. Isabel has also written another blog post on the site and […]

Mind Monsters Poetry

September 6, 2016
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Mind Monsters Poetry I have written a poem for each Mind Monster and they are available in a little PDF book for free! However although they are free they are still copyright to me. You can use them in the classroom with children but they must not be shared or used in any other way […]

The Day Poppa Turned into a Star

August 24, 2016
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The Day Poppa Turned into a Star The Day Poppa Turned into a Star – A delightful little book which is perfect for opening up conversation on death, dying or loss and is the first book in the #breakingthesilence series. Very simple text and delightful images make this book perfect for sharing with a young […]

Lapbooks galore

July 8, 2016
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Lapbooks galore Lapbooks galore – I have now made 5 lapbooks! I have had such a fantastic response to these resources. Children seem to love them which of course is fabulous! If you have any ideas of any others that you would like then please do comment below. Also feel free to comment below about […]

Transition to another school or class Lapbook

June 14, 2016
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Transition to another school or class – After the creation of the ‘Feelings Lapbook’ and the ‘Self esteem’ lapbook I thought I would try and create one for transition and this is the result. My idea for this is that this can be built with a child, combining lessons and creativity and craft. Each component can be […]

Isabel Brooks Yoga

April 26, 2016
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I was very excited when Isabel agreed to write a guest post for the website. Isabel is an ELSA and a Yoga teacher. She also teaches mindfulness. You can follow Isabel on Facebook where she has her own Yoga Page. (click to go to her page) Thank you so much Isabel for writing this piece. I […]

The Queen’s Birthday PSHE ideas

April 19, 2016
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The Queen’s 90th birthday is on April 21st 2016 and this is that start of celebrations which will be happening throughout April, May and June. I came across a posting on Facebook of a teacher wanting PSHE ideas for the Queen’s birthday and it got me thinking of all sorts of ideas which I am going […]

Anger firework

March 5, 2016
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Thank you to Sarah for allowing me to share this on the website. This is an anger rocket/firework for working on anger. The firework model is very useful for explaining anger to a child. There is a trigger which lights the fuse and then an explosion. Water can put out the explosion. The trigger (the […]

How would you feel if?

February 25, 2016
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I have just given this resource a makeover and added it to the site. If you have already purchased this and have an account with ELSA Support you can log into your account and download the new version for free. Log in with your username and password, go to your purchase history and download this […]

ELSA Support and social media

February 19, 2016
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ELSA Support has just created a Teaching Assistant Facebook group and everyone is welcome. This group is for sharing ideas and resources and asking for advice in any aspect of being a Teaching Assistant. Please go to this link and click ‘join’ Teaching Assistant Support and Chat There is also a Facebook Page where lots […]