Social Skills

Lapbook Template for Personalised stories

February 24, 2019
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Lapbook template for personalised stories My personalised stories are quite popular and I thought I would make a pack so you could make lapbooks of your stories. This has several purposes: It keeps everything together so can be moved from your session to class and even to home It really personalises the experience by the […]

ELSA Support Mindfulness Challenge

February 14, 2019
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ELSA Support Mindfulness Challenge #ELSAFREEFRIDAY Someone mentioned in one of my Facebook groups that her children absolutely love doing challenges. I have done a Self esteem one on the website and so I thought I would do a Mindfulness one. It takes 5 days – perfect for half term homework (not really work as such). […]

Personalised Story – inappropriate laughing

October 13, 2018
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Personalised Story This was a request from someone so I thought I would share with everyone for #elsafreefriday It is a personalised story looking at laughing at the wrong times and is based on a real situation. Hope you might find it useful. There is a boy copy and a girl copy along with prompt […]

Personalised Stories

March 3, 2018
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Personalised Stories This story will help a child learn new social and emotional skills. Here is a free one to download and try. This one is aimed at empathy. Personalised Story Print out the girl version or the boy version. Print out the cards, target sheet and certificate. Laminate and cut out the cards, punch […]

FRIENDS powerpoint

February 21, 2018
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Friends powerpoint Someone messaged me asking for a powerpoint on friendship and I like to try and create things for all you lovely people. Here is what I came up with. Free to download! DOWNLOAD friends presentation  Download: PDF FOR PRINTING OTHER RESOURCES YOU WILL LOVE! Friends Intervention   Friendship bingo     Social skills […]

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 […]

Emotion Commotion – song

January 2, 2018
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Emotion Commotion song Here is a little song I made up to help young children learn emotions. Download: EMOTION COMMOTION For more resources you will LOVE! Please click the picture to take you there  

Cut out People

August 15, 2017
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Cut out People I love these little people and they are so versatile. I asked the members of the ELSA Group to come up with ideas on how to use them with children. Here are their suggestions and some of mine too. Decorate them with different facial expressions. A fantastic prompt for discussing feelings. Use […]

Essential social skills

May 5, 2015
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Following a discussion on the Facebook ELSA group the following is a list of social skills that ELSAs feel are essential for children to learn. This list could easily be used as a tick list for children and then a plan can be made to address each child’s individual needs.   Here are a few interventions […]

Would you rather?

May 22, 2014
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This is a fun game which is a brilliant ice breaker for working with a group of children, a class or an individual child. It gives lots of opportunity for discussion. I have made a set of 60 cards just for you! Some of the questions are very sensible, some are plain ridiculous and some […]