Calming down

Are you feeling anxious?

April 12, 2018
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Are you feeling anxious? Another #elsafreefriday resource A great little visual for children to start scaling their anxiety and using some calming techniques to try and calm down. This is geared towards tests! Lots of children do feel anxious before a test. Try asking them to scale how anxious they are then to try one […]

Roll and calm down

March 15, 2018
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Roll and calm down Another free resource for #elsafreefriday These need practising when the child is calm so they know what to do when those angry feelings hit them. Throw a die and practice that calm down skill. Continue until all the calming down strategies have been learnt. Download: Roll and calm down Some more resources […]

Recipes for Social and Emotional skills

February 2, 2018
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Recipes for Social and Emotional Skills. Each Friday I will be offering a free resource, #elsafreefriday   This week we have 9 worksheets that can be used for social skills. A great discussion tool to talk about different topics such as: Respect Happiness Self-esteem Growth Mindset Listening Friendship Kindness Teamwork Kindness Here is an example […]

Mind Monsters Anger Display pack

January 26, 2018
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Mind Monsters Anger Display pack This pack is free and supports the ‘Mind monsters Anger resource pack’. It could also be used without this pack as a display to explain anger. Download: Mind Monster display pack

My ‘Un-Do’ list

January 18, 2018
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My ‘Un-Do’ list Most people right ‘to do’ lists. This is for writing about all the things you want to stop doing. What things stress you out? What things make you angry or anxious? It might make you feel stressed to do your homework at the last minute so on your list you could write […]

Stop, think, label the emotion and do

January 18, 2018
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Stop, think, label the emotion and do Just a simple worksheet to help children get into the habit of stopping and thinking before acting. Download: STOP AND THINK You can find more cbt type activities below: Thoughts, feelings, physical sensations, actions

Advent Mindfulness Colouring sheets

November 30, 2017
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Advent Mindfulness Colouring Sheets   Here is a free colouring sheet for each day in December. Each colouring sheet is a Christmas quote. Hope your children enjoy them and perhaps learn something from there. Make sure you have a discussion about each one and what it means. I will be adding new ones each day […]

Take a Break cards/posters

October 24, 2017
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Take a Break cards/posters This PDF can be printed off as posters or make yourself a set of cards to use with children. Great for prompting discussion on ways to de-stress /relax/mindfulness or simply taking a break. I found some gorgeous images to use which I hope you will love and most importantly the children […]

Emoji ‘Anger’ scale

September 5, 2017
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Emoji ‘Anger’ scale There are lots of other Emoji resources: Emoji full page posters Emoji question cards Emoji ‘Starring me’ booklet Emoji ‘I spy’ Download: Emoji Anger Scale