Social and Emotional

Mindful flip flop

July 26, 2019
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Mindful flip flop This can be folded to make a little booklet that shows the calm face. When opened there are four sections of mindful colouring along with some calming words. Download: Flip Flop Calm For more resources you will LOVE!

Multicultural Emotions Display Borders

July 21, 2019
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Multicultural Emotions Display Borders A request this morning resulted in this border set. Hope you like it! It is set up for A3 Printing so will work best on that. I have divided the pages into 3 so it should just be a case of guillotining down the faint white lines. If you use this […]

Mandala Wishes

July 16, 2019
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Mandala Wishes Another idea for using the Mandalas that I have hand drawn. This is Mandala Wishes. The child draws their picture in the centre and then writes a wish or a dream in each of the petals. They can then colour in the mandala. There are 2 different coloured backgrounds and a black and […]

Three Houses Tool

June 27, 2019
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Three Houses Tool The ‘Three Houses’ technique was created by Nicki Weld and Maggie Greening in New Zealand. It is a simple and effective way of discussing strengths, risks and hopes. Although it is used by social workers as a child protection tool it is also very effective for communicating with the child in an ELSA setting.  […]

Jealousy Worksheet and thermometer

June 21, 2019
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Jealousy Worksheet and thermometer Someone was having a problem with a child in one of our ELSA Groups on Facebook, who was very jealous over the attention a puppy was getting in the family. There are often problems like this where children feel jealous of a new sibling or that a sibling is getting more […]

All about me wheels

June 13, 2019
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All about me wheels These are great for transition as well as any ‘All about me’ work. This is an #elsafreefriday resource There are 10 different designs to choose from along with some prompts. I have also included a blank if you want to get them to do something else. Children can colour in the […]

Brain Break Exit

May 30, 2019
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Brain Break Exit This Brain Break resource was a request from one of our lovely members in the ELSA Group for #elsafreefriday I have done some cards and some fans so you can choose which to use. Download: Brain break fans and cards Also available as unicorns due to a request from a lovely member. Unicorn […]

15 Ways to Promote Self esteem

May 24, 2019
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15 Ways to Promote Self esteem This weeks #elsafreefriday is a self esteem poster and worksheets. I asked the ELSA Group for ideas this morning and there was a very long list! I love our ELSA Community! It is good for me to see what you actually want and what I am capable of making […]

Disgusted Doug Resource Pack

May 9, 2019
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Disgusted Doug Resource Pack This resource is to help children understand the emotion of ‘disgust’ and was requested from a Reception teacher. Disgust is one of the core emotions and is quite an important emotion to teach. The other core emotions are ‘sadness, happiness, surprise, anger, and fear’. Disgust tends to help us keep safe […]