Social skills

Spots – Warm up game

August 30, 2018
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Spots – Warm up game This warm up game will help to break the ice and also hopefully raise self-esteem. This resource is offered free for #elsafreefriday. Group activity 1 Choose number of spots to match the number of children in your group. Lay out the spots before the children arrive and ask them to […]

Emotion Fans with Synonyms

August 23, 2018
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Emotions Fans with Synonyms These 20 emotions fans with synonyms for #elsafreefriday. Make sure to download them and use them in your setting. Emotions are just so important to mental health. The more children learn about them the better. These can be used as a way of discussing different emotions, looking at vocabulary and gauging […]

When it rains – quote, display idea

August 9, 2018
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When it rains I just love this quote all about looking for positives and think it would be fab for display. This resource is for #elsafreefriday. I have set it out below how it might look on display. The children can write any positives that they have encountered. Here is the poster in PDF format […]

When I am worried

August 3, 2018
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When I am worried poster and worksheets #elsafreefriday What should a child do when they are worried. They can choose one of the activities listed on the poster or they might think of something else. Display this poster in your workspace/classroom and help children to make a plan should they ever feel worried. Download: Worried poster […]

My Little Book of Summer

July 29, 2018
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My Little Book of Summer Someone was asking for something to do for the beginning of term so we came up with this. I have done a younger version and older version so hopefully it will be suitable for the vast majority of children you work with. You can print them on A4 or on […]

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!

Teacher Recognition cards

July 19, 2018
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Teacher Recognition Cards Another request from an ELSA for some sort of recognition that a child is using their new skills in class. These are for the teacher to give to the child to who they have recognised this. This resource if for #elsafreefriday Download: Teacher reward cards Some more resources you will LOVE!

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 […]

Year 6 ‘What if?’ Transition cards and board game

June 24, 2018
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Year 6 ‘What if?’ Transition cards and board game A huge thank you to the ELSA Group who came up with all these suggestions. These are real questions that children have asked. There are 63 cards altogether.   Download: What if cards Download: What if game board Some more resources you will LOVE! Click the images to […]

Pupil Observation Record

June 22, 2018
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Pupil Observation Record This sheet was created for a Facebook group member. She wanted something to help observe many areas for a child she worked with. I came up with this. Download: observation record Some more resources you will LOVE! Click the pictures to take you there