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Self Esteem Games For Children

Author : Deborah Plummer
ISBN : 9781843104247
Genre : Education
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Plummer offers a wealth of familiar games chosen to build self-esteem in children aged 5-11.The selection of games reflects the seven key elements of healthy self-esteem - self-knowledge, self and others, self-acceptance, self-reliance, self-expression, self-confidence and self-awareness - and includes opportunities for thinking and discussion.
Category: Education

Helping Children To Build Self Esteem

Author : Deborah Plummer
ISBN : 9781843104889
Genre : Family & Relationships
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"Suitable for use with children aged 7-11"--Cover.
Category: Family & Relationships

Self Esteem Games

Author : Barbara Sher
ISBN : 0471180270
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 64.83 MB
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A delightful way to build children's self-esteem andself-confidence--from age three to twelve. The key ingredient in children's development, emotionally,socially, and intellectually, is a strong sense of their ownself-worth. The 300 games and activities in this fun book will givethem just that. These joyful activities help children learn how tomake friends, express feelings, trust others, accept themselves,use their imaginations, and more. The book combines upbeat,positive advice--including tips for betterparenting--with step-by-step directions for each activity. BARBARA SHER, MA, OTR (Whitehorn, California) has 30years' experience as a teacher and occupational therapist,specializing in pediatrics. Under the sponsorship of the Center forIntercultural Education of Georgetown University, she conductsself-esteem workshops for parents, teachers and children around theworld. A delightful way to build children's self-esteem andself-confidence--from ages three to twelve. The key to children's development--emotionally, socially,and intellectually--is a strong sense of their own self-worth.The 300 games and activities in this fun book will give them justthat. Developed by author Barbara Sher over the course of thirtyyears as a parent, teacher, and play specialist, these joyfulactivities require no special preparation or equipment. Familiescan play a game virtually anywhere, with any number ofparticipants. Combines upbeat, positive advice--including tips for betterparenting-- with easy directions for positive play. * Helps children learn how to make friends, express feelings,trust others, accept themselves, use their imaginations, andmore. Barbara Sher, OT (Whitehorn, CA), has 30 years' experience as ateacher and occupational therapist, specializing in pediatrics. Sheconducts self-esteem workshops for parents, teachers and childrenaround the world.
Category: Self-Help

Helping Children To Cope With Change Stress And Anxiety

Author : Deborah Plummer
ISBN : 0857003666
Genre : Education
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This book is full of creative ideas for use with children who have difficulty in coping with change, stress and normal levels of anxiety. Supported by a comprehensive but accessible theory section, the practical exercises are a simple and fun way of helping children to learn healthy stress management strategies. Deborah Plummer offers over 100 activities and games specifically aimed at helping children to build emotional resilience. With a mixture of short, snappy activities and longer guided visualizations, these exercises are suitable for use with individuals or groups, and many are appropriate for use with children with complex needs or speech and language difficulties. This unique photocopiable activity book will be an invaluable resource for parents, carers, teachers, therapists and anyone looking for creative, enjoyable ways of helping children to cope with change, stress and anxiety. It is primarily designed for use with individuals and groups of children aged 7-11, but the ideas can easily be adapted for both older and younger children and children with learning difficulties.
Category: Education

Helping Adolescents And Adults To Build Self Esteem

Author : Deborah Plummer
ISBN : 9781843101857
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 60.43 MB
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The book is filled innovative ideas for supporting the development of healthy self-esteem. The easy-to-use photocopiable activity sheets encourage participants to draw on existing skills and to develop new approaches to building confidence and feelings of self-worth. These exercises are suitable for work with individuals and with groups.
Category: Self-Help

Social Skills Games For Children

Author : Deborah Plummer
ISBN : 184642836X
Genre : Psychology
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Featuring a wealth of familiar and easy-to-learn games, this practical handbook is designed to foster successful social strategies for children aged 5-12, and will help adults to understand and reflect constructively on children's social skills. The book covers the theory behind the games in accessible language, and includes a broad range of enjoyable activities: active and passive, verbal and non-verbal, and for different sized groups. Deborah Plummer addresses issues that might arise when supporting children with a range of communication differences, including children with learning differences, and offers a variety of cognitive and behavioural strategies to help children to reinforce the skills explored in the games. This is an ideal resource for teachers, parents, carers and all those working to improve the social skills of children.
Category: Psychology

101 Games For Self Esteem

Author : Jenny Mosley
ISBN : 1855033518
Genre : Educational games
File Size : 78.96 MB
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This practical work provides a comprehensive collection of tried and tested old favourites together with modern innovative games designed to enhance and promote children's self-esteem, drawing on the authors' own in-depth knowledge of teaching group games.
Category: Educational games

Focusing And Calming Games For Children

Author : Deborah Plummer
ISBN : 0857003445
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Having the ability to focus, relax and concentrate is key to enabling children and young people to achieve emotional well-being, and is also important for a child's development of skills and abilities. This book uses a model of 'mindfulness play' to help children to achieve well-being, an approach designed by the author which encourages children to build awareness of their inner and outer worlds. Part One covers the theoretical and practical background, setting out how to facilitate play using the mindfulness play model, including consideration of the emotional environment. Part Two includes a wealth of games and activities, from 'Body focus' and 'Fidget flop' to 'Musical drawings' and 'Pass a smile'. The activities are suitable for use with groups and individual children aged 5–12, and can be adapted for children with specific attention and concentration difficulties, such as ADHD, and for older children. This is an ideal resource for teachers, counsellors, social workers, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, youth workers, parents, and carers.
Category: Family & Relationships

Anger Management Games For Children

Author : Deborah Plummer
ISBN : 1846427754
Genre : Social Science
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Praise for the author: 'Deborah Plummer uses imagination and empowerment to move children and adults from discouragement to success.' - The Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review 'Deborah Plummer shows a fundamental respect for a child's integrity whilst making sure her language and ideas accessible to a wide range of people.' - Afasic News This practical handbook helps adults to understand, manage and reflect constructively on children's anger. Featuring a wealth of familiar and easy-to-learn games, it is designed to foster successful anger management strategies for children aged 5-12. The book covers the theory behind the games in accessible language, and includes a broad range of enjoyable activities: active and passive, verbal and non-verbal, and for different sized groups. The games address issues that might arise in age-specific situations such as sharing a toy or facing peer pressure. They also encourage children to approach their emotions as a way to facilitate personal growth and healthy relationships. This is an ideal resource for teachers, parents, carers and all those working with anger management in children.
Category: Social Science

Helping Children To Improve Their Communication Skills

Author : Deborah Plummer
ISBN : 9781843109594
Genre : Education
File Size : 70.50 MB
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`This book encourages all those working with children with speech, language and communication needs to develop their creativity within a model of child-centred reflective practice, acknowledging that our interaction with children has an effect at many different levels. Therapists, teachers, teaching assistants and parents will find a wealth of practical suggestions and a solid foundation of research within these pages.' Mary Hampton, Chair, Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP), UK For many children, the act of communication that most of us take for granted can be a struggle, and communicating with others can become something to fear rather than enjoy. This creative book is full of fun and imaginative ideas to help children aged 4-11 with a speech or language delay or disorder to develop their communication abilities and skills. It is packed with activities and games tailored to help develop abilities such as effective listening, imagination and perseverance, and to build specific skills such as formulation of questions, categorising, taking turns and understanding non-verbal communication. Tips for personalising and shaping the activities are provided. A comprehensive theory section also covers how play can be a therapeutic tool for enhancing communication, and how to structure the emotional environment. Practical advice on working with groups and individuals and in different settings is also given. This activity book is an invaluable resource not only for speech and language therapists and students, but also for parents, teachers, carers and other support staff who are looking for creative ways to promote speech and language development. Deborah M. Plummer is a speech and language therapist and imagework practitioner with over 20 years' experience of facilitating groups and working individually with both children and adults. Formerly a clinical lead therapist working within the NHS, she now lectures at De Montfort University, Leicester, and runs workshops and short courses on the uses of imagery and story-telling and issues of self-esteem. Deborah is author of several titles, including Helping Children to Cope with Change, Stress and Anxiety: A Photocopiable Activities Book, Helping Children to Build Self-Esteem: A Photocopiable Activities Book, 2nd edition, Self-Esteem Games for Children, Social Skills Games for Children, Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteem: A Photocopiable Resource Book, and Anger Management Games for Children, all published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Deborah's website can be found at www.deborahplummer.co.uk.
Category: Education

Great Games For Young Children

Author : Rae Pica
ISBN : 0876590067
Genre : Education
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New and classic games (with a non-competitive twist) that get everybody moving, laughing, and learning!
Category: Education

The Adhd Workbook For Kids

Author : Lawrence E. Shapiro
ISBN : 9781572247666
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 62.20 MB
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In The ADHD Workbook for Kids, an internationally-recognized child psychologist presents more than forty ten-minute games and activities children with ADHD can do to learn to make friends, gain confidence, and manage out-of-control behaviors.
Category: Family & Relationships

104 Activities That Build

Author : Alanna Jones
ISBN : 0966234138
Genre : Education
File Size : 66.87 MB
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In this exciting book you'll find 104 games and activities for therapists, counsellors, teachers, and group leaders that teacher Anger Management, Coping Skills, Self-Discovery, Teamwork, Self-Esteem, and Communication Skills! Every game works as a unique tool to modify behaviour, build relationships, start discussions and address issues. Each activity is simple to follow, requires minimal resources, includes helpful discussion questions and of course is interactive and fun.
Category: Education

Great Answers To Difficult Questions About Divorce

Author : Fanny Cohen Herlem
ISBN : 1846428181
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Is it my fault that my parents are getting divorced? Do I have to choose between my mum and my dad? Is it normal to feel angry with my parents? When faced with their parents' divorce, children have many concerns and questions that are difficult for a parent to answer. This book explores children's thoughts and feelings and provides parents with guidance on how to respond to difficult questions. The author covers all the common questions that children ask and provides sensitive, candid answers in a way that children will be able to understand and relate to. Each chapter is devoted to a particular issue, such as why parents separate, what will happen during and after the divorce, and who the child is going to live with. The book recognizes the emotions and reactions of everyone in the family and includes separate conclusions for parents and children. This handy guide offers useful advice for parents and will also be of interest to counsellors and other professionals working with children.
Category: Family & Relationships

The Basics Of Special Needs

Author : Geoffrey Moss
ISBN : 0415118654
Genre : Education
File Size : 45.27 MB
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Published in association with Special Children magazine, this practical and highly flexible resource pack is designed to offer help for all those mainstream teachers who may have children with various sorts of special educational needs in their classes. The pack is based on Special Children's `Back to Basics' series, but each section has been revised and extended to include photocopiable worksheets, checklists and practical advice for teachers in mainstream settings. Each section looks in detail at one of the key topics related to learning and behaviour problems. Each is based on a straightforward, four-stage `problem to solution' approach through which teachers can build a plan of action for looking at possible solutions to children's needs: 1. Clarifying the problem: who has the problem, and what sort of problem is it? 2. Collecting evidence: how serious is it, and what are the causes and effects? 3. Planning: what can be done, who will do it, when and how? 4. Action: converting the plan to action, monitoring and review In each chapter the discussion of planning strategies is supported by a case study example of its use in practice, together with materials for teachers to use and adapt in their own classroom contexts. Sections include: * literacy skills * maths skills * science * thinking and learning skills * dyslexia * handwriting * speech and language difficulties Published in a loose-leaf format, this pack provides invaluable source material for all classroom teachers, and will also be of help to special needs co-ordinators planning INSET work and whole-school approaches under the Code of Practice.
Category: Education

Ready To Use Self Esteem Activities For Young Children

Author : Jean R. Feldman, Ph.D
ISBN : 0876288867
Genre : Education
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This remarkable resource provides over 220 illustrated activities to help young children feel good about themselves ... develop friendships ... celebrate diversity ... and accept changes! For easy use, all activities include a specific purpose, materials and step-by-step directions and are organized into six sections: Wonderful Me ... Friends, Friends, Friends ... Feelings & Emotions ... Same & Different ... Changes ... Parent Pack.
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David S Secret Soccer Goals

Author : Caroline Levine
ISBN : 1846420342
Genre : Family & Relationships
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David is much like any other boy who loves playing soccer, but when the chance comes up to go and stay at Champions Soccer Camp, David has to face up to his biggest embarrassment, wetting the bed. David stands up bravely to his sister's taunts and a nervous visit to the doctor, but will he be able to control his bed wetting in time for Camp? David's Secret Soccer Goals is a warm and sensitive look inside the mind of a boy with bed wetting problems. It delicately highlights the fears and worries that a child in this position can go through, whilst also giving practical advice on how to deal positively with the situation.
Category: Family & Relationships

Interactive Technology And The New Paradigm For Healthcare

Author : Richard M. Satava
ISBN : 9051992017
Genre : Medical
File Size : 59.21 MB
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This work contains the state-of-the-art in Virtual Reality as applied to Medicine. Interactive technology, used in many research and development programs, can be applied to health care by involving: robotics, computer vision, simulation, artificial intelligence, image manipulation and storage, data gloves, man-machine interfaces, etc. The Health Telematics Application Program, for example, is advancing virtual reality and enabling technologies (simulation, visualization and robotics) in health care services for patients, the elderly and persons with disabilities. This book addresses the following items from the end-user's perspective: technology transfer, telerobotics, telemedicine, education and training, and virtual reality. 'the book would (...) be useful for those researching interactive technologies in health care, especially virtual reality (...). It would be also of interest to people who want to keep abreast of the latest developments in techno-medical research.' - Rod Elford, Telemedicine Centre, Memorial University St John's, Newfoundland, Canada Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, volume 2, no. 3, 1996, p. 178 Covered by Current Contents, Life Sciences (ISI), volume 38, no. 34, August 1995, p. 11-13
Category: Medical

Raising Self Esteem In The Young

Author : Lou Thompson
ISBN : 9781863971041
Genre : Families
File Size : 59.65 MB
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Raising self esteem in the young: book 2: a workbook to provide assistance for children who have special self esteem needs.
Category: Families

Game Play

Author : Jessica Stone
ISBN : 9781119553762
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 46.79 MB
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The essential guide to game play therapy for mental health practitioners The revised and updated third edition of Game Play Therapy offers psychologists and psychiatrists a guide to game play therapy’s theoretical foundations and contains the practical applications that are appropriate for children and adolescents. Game playing has proven to invoke more goal-directed behavior, has the benefit of interpersonal interaction, and can perform a significant role in the adaptation to one's environment. With contributions from noted experts in the field, the third edition contains information on the time-tested, classic games and the most recent innovations and advances in game play approaches. Game Play Therapy’s revised third edition (like the previous editions) continues to fill a gap in the literature by offering mental health practitioners the information needed to understand why and how to use this intervention effectively. The contributors offer advice for choosing the most useful games from the more than 700 now available and describe the fundamentals of administering the games. This important updated book: Contains material on the recent advances in the field including information on electronic games and disorder-specific games Includes illustrative case studies that explore the process of game therapy Reviews the basics of the underlying principles and applications of game therapy Offers a wide-range of games with empirical evidence of the effectiveness of game therapy Written for psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health clinicians, the revised third edition of Game Play Therapy offers a guide that shows how to apply game therapy techniques to promote socialization, encourage the development of identity and self-esteem, and help individuals master anxiety.
Category: Psychology