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Games and activities for exploring feelings with children : giving children the confidence to navigate emotions and friendships

By: Rogers, Vanessa.
Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley 2011Description: 125 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781849052221.Subject(s): EMOTIONS | SOCIAL INTERACTION | PEER RELATIONSHIPS | FRIENDSHIPS | BULLYING | SELF ESTEEM | GAMES | ACTIVITIES | CHILDREN
Contents:
Introduction Part 1. Making the Rules 1. Parent/Guardian Consent 2. Consent Form 3. Group Rules 4. Group Graffiti Wall 5. Individual Contracts 6. My Action Plan Part 2.. Getting to Know Each Other 7. Introduction Circle 8. My Timeline 9. My Desert Island 10. Spider's Web Map 11. Share/Not Share 12. Secrets 13. The Truth, The Whole Truth... 14. This is Me! 15. Attitude Scale 16. Colours 17. Helping Hand 18. Would You...? 19. Feelings File 20. Things About Me Part 4. Expressing Yourself 21. Picture Pairs 22. Act Out Feelings! 23. Talk, Talk 24. Reflective Listening 25. Don't Laugh At Me! 26. Images 27. Late for School! 28. That Makes Me Angry! 29. I Don't Want To! 30. My Home 31. Name That Feeling! 32. Feeling Valued Part 5. Making Friends 33. Friendship Line 34. Magic Spell for a Friend 35. Follow the Crowd 36. Jealousy Bag 37. Get Knotted! 38. My Space 39. The Bus Stop Part 6. Endings 40. Positive Thoughts 41. Today I... 42. Faces 43. Circle Time 44. Picture This 45. Headlines 46. Gifts
Summary: "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." - PUBLISHERS WEBSITE
List(s) this item appears in: Social skills at school. August 2019 | Games to teach social skills. Jan 2019
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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." - PUBLISHERS WEBSITE

Introduction
Part 1. Making the Rules
1. Parent/Guardian Consent
2. Consent Form
3. Group Rules
4. Group Graffiti Wall
5. Individual Contracts
6. My Action Plan
Part 2.. Getting to Know Each Other
7. Introduction Circle
8. My Timeline
9. My Desert Island
10. Spider's Web Map
11. Share/Not Share
12. Secrets
13. The Truth, The Whole Truth...
14. This is Me!
15. Attitude Scale
16. Colours
17. Helping Hand
18. Would You...?
19. Feelings File
20. Things About Me
Part 4. Expressing Yourself
21. Picture Pairs
22. Act Out Feelings!
23. Talk, Talk
24. Reflective Listening
25. Don't Laugh At Me!
26. Images
27. Late for School!
28. That Makes Me Angry!
29. I Don't Want To!
30. My Home
31. Name That Feeling!
32. Feeling Valued
Part 5. Making Friends
33. Friendship Line
34. Magic Spell for a Friend
35. Follow the Crowd
36. Jealousy Bag
37. Get Knotted!
38. My Space
39. The Bus Stop
Part 6. Endings
40. Positive Thoughts
41. Today I...
42. Faces
43. Circle Time
44. Picture This
45. Headlines
46. Gifts

Patron comment on 06/05/2016

Particularly useful for group leaders, teachers, rather than for people working with individual children.

Patron comment on

Excellent resource

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