Games and Activities for Exploring Feelings with Children

Author: Vanessa Rogers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857004598
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is a fun, imaginative and creative resource designed to help children aged 7--13 get thinking and talking about their feelings and the issues that affect their lives. It is packed full with games and activities that help children explore their emotions and express themselves positively. Activities surrounding issues such as peer relationships and friendships, bullying, offending, participation and citizenship are designed to build self-esteem, raise aspirations and increase motivation. They will also enhance emotional well-being and develop protective behaviours, encouraging children to speak out rather than act out, and helping to keep them safe and happy. This is an ideal resource for all those working with children and looking for new and exciting ideas for games and activities, including teachers, youth workers, social workers and counsellors.

Games and Activities for Exploring Feelings

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This is a fun, imaginative and creative resource designed to help children aged 7-13 get thinking and talking about their feelings and the issues that affect their lives. It is packed full with games and activities that help children explore their emotions and express themselves positively. Activities surrounding issues such as peer relationships and friendships, bullying, offending, participation and citizenship are designed to build self-esteem, raise aspirations and increase motivation. They will also enhance emotional well-being and develop protective behaviours, encouraging children to speak out rather than act out, and helping to keep them safe and happy. This is an ideal resource for all those working with children and looking for new and exciting ideas for games and activities, including teachers, youth workers, social workers and counsellors.

A Little Book of Tobacco

Author: Vanessa Rogers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857006304
Format: PDF, ePub
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For many young people, smoking is everywhere – people on television and in films smoke, their parents might smoke, and many of their friends will probably smoke. If everyone else is doing it, why shouldn't they? This resource is packed with activities that inform young people about the facts and help them to think and talk about all the issues related to smoking so that they can make positive, informed choices. The activities consider how smoking can affect health, addiction, how to cope with peer pressure, smoking and the media, young people's attitudes to smoking, and smoking and society. Activities on giving up smoking, support and motivation are also included. These fun but informative activities will be great to use with young people aged 13–19, in groups and on-to-one. Teachers, youth workers, drug support workers, youth offending teams and social workers will all find this an invaluable resource.

Cyberbullying

Author: Vanessa Rogers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857002280
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Children and teenagers text, network and twitter online as second nature, but when emails or texts are used to threaten, harass, intimidate or embarrass someone, they can turn from being a source of enjoyment to a source of crippling anxiety and fear. This approachable book is packed with advice, games and activities for groups and individuals to help young people understand what cyberbullying is, how they should behave online and how they can stay safe. The activities range from quizzes and competitions to storyboard games and art activities, and cover issues such as how easily personal information can be forwarded, the risks posed by unknown 'friends' on social networking sites, and how to discuss and deal with bullying issues. They are designed to encourage young people to think about their own behaviour and attitudes and give them the skills and knowledge to stay safe in a digital world. Particularly suited to children and teens aged 11+, this essential book will be an invaluable resource for parents, teachers, youth workers, and anyone working with young people who could be exposed to cyberbullying.

Let s Talk Relationships

Author: Vanessa Rogers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1849051364
Format: PDF, Docs
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Let's Talk Relationships offers a multitude of creative ways to get young people aged 13-19 talking about positive relationships, helping them to stay safe, healthy and happy. Ideal for groups or one-to-one work, this resource features over 90 tried and tested activities. Focusing on peer friendships, personal relationships and family dynamics, issues covered include peer pressure, relationship bullying, decision-making, managing conflict at home and family values. Activities come complete with photocopiable worksheets and include ideas for storyboard work, games, role-play and quizzes, as well as suggestions for creative projects including drama, music and art activities. They are designed to build assertiveness skills, encourage young people to make positive choices and help them to talk about their feelings. This second edition is fully updated and contains over ten new activities in each of the five sections. This is an invaluable resource for all those working with young people, including youth workers, teachers and voluntary sector youth leaders, helping them to make sessions valuable, educational and enjoyable.

Your Five Year Old

Author: Louise Bates Ames
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 0307808971
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A five-year-old is a wonderful, fun-loving, exuberant child. But what’s going on inside that five-year-old head? What stages of development does a child this age go through, and what should parents know that can help their five-year-old handle this impressionable year? Recognized authorities on child behavior and development, Drs. Ames and Ilg answer these and many other questions, offering both invaluable practical advice and enlightening psychological insights. Included in this book: • Characteristics of age Five • The child and others • Discipline • Accomplishments and abilities • The child’s mind • School • The five-year-old party • Individuality • Stories from real life • Good books and toys for Fives • Books for parents “Louise Bates Ames and her colleagues synthesize a lifetime of observation of children, consultation, and discussion with parents. These books will help parents to better understand their children and will guide them through the fascinating and sometimes trying experiences of modern parenthood.”—Donald J. Cohen, M.D., Director, Yale Child Study Center, Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology, Yale School of Medicine From the Trade Paperback edition.

Your Four Year Old

Author: Louise Bates Ames
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 030781341X
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What is it about four-year-olds that makes them so lovable? What problems do four-year-olds have? What can they do now that they couldn't do at three? Drs. Ames and Ilg, recognized authorities on child behavior and development, discuss these and scores of other questions unique to four-year-old girls and boys, and they offer parents practical advice and enlightening psychological insights. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Don t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Kids

Author: Jennifer J. Solin
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1626258619
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In this much-needed guide, two dialectical behavior therapists offer an activity-based workbook for kids who struggle with anger, mood-swings, and emotional and behavioral dysregulation. Using the skills outlined in this book, kids will be able to manage their emotions, get along with others, and do better in school. Childhood can often be a time of intense emotions. But if your child’s emotions interfere with school, homework, or tests; alienate them from their peers; make it difficult to forge lasting friendships; or cause constant conflicts at home—it’s time to make a change. You need help to calm the chaos now, rather than later. Building on the success of Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life and Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens, this is the first dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) activity skills workbook designed especially for kids. Designed for children ages 7 to 12, this essential guide will help kids manage difficult emotions and get along better with others. If you are frustrated or worried about your emotional child, the hands-on activities in this book—including child-friendly mindfulness practices—can help. By reading this book, kids will develop their own “skills tool box” for dealing with intense emotions as they arise, no matter where or when.

Being Me

Author: Wendy L. Moss
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781433808838
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Offers ways to explore your strengths and feel more confident in school, with your friends, and when facing life's other challenges.

Peaceful Parent Happy Kids

Author: Laura Markham
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101613629
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kids Based on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, Dr. Laura Markham’s approach is as simple as it is effective. Her message: Fostering emotional connection with your child creates real and lasting change. When you have that vital connection, you don’t need to threaten, nag, plead, bribe—or even punish. This remarkable guide will help parents better understand their own emotions—and get them in check—so they can parent with healthy limits, empathy, and clear communication to raise a self-disciplined child. Step-by-step examples give solutions and kid-tested phrasing for parents of toddlers right through the elementary years. If you’re tired of power struggles, tantrums, and searching for the right “consequence,” look no further. You’re about to discover the practical tools you need to transform your parenting in a positive, proven way.