Calming down

CALM – Poster

July 27, 2018
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CALM poster This calm poster is offered for #elsafreefriday. Hope you find it useful to put up on the wall to remind children how to cope when they are feeling anxious or angry. Download: Calm Poster Some more resources you will LOVE! Click the pictures to take a look!

A – Z of coping skills

July 12, 2018
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A – Z of coping skills This is an #ELSAFREEFRIDAY resource. It consists of a poster for you to display or use to talk about coping strategies and a worksheet for children to come up with their own coping strategies.   Download: A TO Z OF CALMING TECHNIQUES Some more resources you will LOVE! Click the […]

Summer Challenge 2018

June 28, 2018
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Summer challenge 2018 I have done this for the past couple of years and the children seem to really enjoy it. I have made this one more ‘mindful’. This one is for #elsafreefriday Download: summer challenge 2018 There is even a certificate to give out when the children return to school in September. Some bookmarks […]

34 ways to use cut out people

June 21, 2018
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34 ways to use cut out people Last year members of the ELSA Group helped me put together a list of ideas for using those little cut out people. I did write a blog post but thought that it might be nice if I made some cut out people and put all the ideas into […]

Calm and Relax

May 24, 2018
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Calm and Relax #elsafreefriday resource Print out the booklets, fold along the line and cut along the dotty lines. You can choose one with the icons to colour in or a blank one for children to decorate. The colouring will help mindfulness and relaxation. Inside each letter they can think of something beginning with that […]

Worry Monster craftivity

May 17, 2018
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Worry Monster craftivity This little activity combines craft and writing down worries. It comes as a template which is cut out and folded over. There is a blank copy and a coloured copy where just the front of the Monster’s face needs colouring in. Download: Worry Monster Craftivity Some more resources you will LOVE! Please click […]

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