Social skills

RAK – Random acts of kindness calendar for advent

November 30, 2016
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Use this calendar to promote kindness all around. Download: kindness-calendar Don’t forget all the other Christmas resources on the site, here are a few… Christmas advent calendar (powerpoint) Christmas card craft Christmas worksheet pack Christmas emotion faces

Christmas – Roll a story

November 27, 2016
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A lovely Christmas activity for helping with story telling. Children roll a die 5 times and then create a story linking the components of a story together. This would make a fab circle time activity or a group activity for children to work out the story together. They could perhaps act out the story too. […]

Would you rather? Christmas

November 27, 2016
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Would you rather? Christmas I know many of you use my ‘Would you rather?’ cards for warming up or ice breakers so I have made a Christmas version for you. There are a 120 questions to answer. Can be great as a stimulus for writing too. Download: would-you-rather-christmas

The Voice of Reason

November 6, 2016
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A very simple CBT worksheet to help a child change their thoughts by questioning themselves on that thought. Download: the-voice-of-reason Someone asked for one of these sheets with an ‘older’ image suitable for older children. Please download below. Download: The voice of reason updated

ELSA Support Advent challenge

October 31, 2016
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I made one of these in the summer for the children I work with as a gift along with some other bits and pieces. They went down so well I thought I would make an advent one. There are 24 challenges but the children can do them in any order. Download: christmas-advent-challenge

My Many Faces

September 29, 2016
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A simple worksheet for exploring emotions. Can the child come up with 4 facial expressions and then write the appropriate emotion word underneath? Give them a mirror so they can make the faces before drawing. Download: my-many-faces

Make a Decision

September 28, 2016
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A worksheet to help a child (or even you) to make a decision. Download: make-a-decision

Face Mats

September 11, 2016
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Here are a selection of mats for laminating. They can be used with a whiteboard pen or play-dough. They could also be used just as worksheets for practising drawing different emotion faces. There are two boys and two girls in light skin and dark skin tones. You can download the PDF from here Face mats For […]

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 […]

What do I want to talk about? – Art therapy exercise

August 16, 2016
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What do I want to talk about? What do I want to talk about? – I saw this idea on Pinterest for American School Counsellors so have adapted for ELSAs/Learning mentors but this could also be used in class by a teacher. It is an art therapy type exercise and will get children thinking about […]