Behaviour management resources

Problems and reactions

April 3, 2016
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Problems and reactions – do they match? This poster is a discussion point for children to think about the problem they face and to scale it. Then scale their reaction to it. Do they match? Do they have an extreme reaction to what is in fact a small problem? Download: How big is your problem

Anger Scale

February 7, 2016
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This little tool is ideal for a child to carry around with him or her. It will focus them into their feelings so they can judge how angry they are. Laminate, cut out and punch a hole in the semi circle and the arrow. Fasten together with a split pin. Download: Anger scale There are […]

‘Cool it game’ ideas for using

February 7, 2016
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The Cool it game – is a game about managing anger. The game will promote discussion on anger management and the recognition of anger. Anger affirmations are used along with cool it cards which give lots of ideas for calming down. The game is very positive for teaching children about their anger. It can be […]

Stop and think!

December 3, 2015
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Stop and think! – a very simple activity to encourage children to stop and think. The idea of this activity is to read the word not the colour. This will force children to stop and think rather than rushing straight in without any thought. It is more suited to children who are reasonably good readers. […]

Small targets to assist self efficacy

October 20, 2015
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Small targets to assist self efficacy Some children have brilliant self concept and self esteem but when it comes to actually persevering with a task they won’t try and fear failure. This little worksheet worked brilliantly with one of the children I tutor in reading. The task of reading the book was split into six […]

Behaviour punchcards

February 3, 2015
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These are fantastic for children and a bit different to the usual stickers. Everyone uses stickers which is great but these are brilliant because children LOVE punching the holes so giving them a real sense of achievement. Print onto card and cut out carefully as near to the outside edge as you can. Your hole […]

Personal space camp

January 30, 2015
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I found this book when looking for activities for someone around personal space. The book is available in the ELSA Amazon book store and you can see it in more detail by clicking the following links. There is also an activity book to go with it. I also found a youtube video of someone reading […]

Time out cards

January 21, 2015
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These are approximately credit card size and are perfect when laminated to put in a child’s pocket who needs a time out. All the child needs to do is present the card to an adult and they can go to where ever you have set up as a  ‘safe place’ for them. I would suggest that you […]

Relaxation thermometer

January 4, 2015
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Here is another free resource for you which I hope you find useful. It is a way of scaling how relaxed/angry a child is feeling. Sometimes it is easier to say a number or point at a colour on a thermometer than to say how they are feeling. Download: Relaxation Thermometer With Scale       […]