104 Activities that Build

Self-esteem, Teamwork, Communication, Anger Management, Self-discovery and Coping Skills

Author: Alanna Jones

Publisher: Rec Room Publishing

ISBN: 9780966234138

Category: Education

Page: 271

View: 3294

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.
Posted in Education

Therapy Games

Creative Ways to Turn Popular Games Into Activities That Build Self-Esteem, Teamwork, Communication Skills, Anger Management, Self-Discovery, and Coping Skills

Author: Alanna Jones

Publisher: Rec Room Publishing

ISBN: 9780966234152

Category: Education

Page: 272

View: 600

In this book, you will find 102 new and exciting ways to turn ordinary games into Therapy Games. Each game used in the book comes with five or more ways to make simple changes that create a new and unique therapeutic experience. In addition to the 102 game options, there's also a section on how playing the game itself without any changes can have therapeutic value. Turn the following games into various new Therapy Games: Apples to Apples; Operation; Taboo; Chutes and Ladders; Monopoly; Jenga; Let's Go Fishin; Jigsaw Puzzles; Cards and Dice; and more.
Posted in Education

Group Exercises for Enhancing Social Skills and Self-esteem

Author: SiriNam S. Khalsa

Publisher: Professional Resource Exchange Incorporated

ISBN: 9781568870205

Category: Social Science

Page: 131

View: 3805

Two uniquely creative collections of exercises for enhancing self-esteem utilizing proven social, emotional, and cognitive skill-building techniques. These exercises are useful in therapeutic, psychoeducational, and recreational settings. The adaptability of the exercises makes them effective with groups of children, adolescents, and adults from diverse backgrounds with a wide variety of problems, concerns, interests, and abilities.
Posted in Social Science

Team Challenges

170+ Group Activities to Build Cooperation, Communication, and Creativity

Author: Kris Bordessa

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1613745680

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 1958

Directed to teachers, facilitators, and counselors, offers more than 170 cooperative activities for classrooms, summer camps, and family occasions designed to improve children's problem-solving skills and ability to collaborate.
Posted in Education

The Wrecking Yard of Games and Activities

Author: Alanna Jones

Publisher: Idyll Arbor

ISBN: 9781882883356

Category: Education

Page: 246

View: 7475

Activities for all ages to help people learn skills for living. Alanna Jones has crafted 104 activities for groups of children, adolescents, adults, and older adults that teach teamwork, self-esteem, self-discovery, leisure education, communication, anger management, and fitness. First of all, each one is fun. Second, each one helps the participants understand themselves and their lives better. That's why this book is a favorite with volunteers and professionals throughout North America who work in everything from scouts to church groups to schools to therapy facilities. Everyone who teaches life skills to children, adolescents, or adults will treasure this book.
Posted in Education

F Is for Feelings

Author: Goldie Millar,Lisa A. Berger

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

ISBN: 1575425858

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 8658

We all feel many different emotions every day. For young children, those feelings can be extra strong. And sometimes, children need help finding the words to describe how they’re feeling. This friendly and positive alphabet book gives children those “feelings words,” and explores the idea that while some feelings are more comfortable than others, all are natural and important. F Is for Feelings invites children to share, express, and embrace their emotions—every day! A section in the back provides tips and activities for parents and caregivers to reinforce the themes and lessons of the book.
Posted in Juvenile Nonfiction

Being Me (and Loving It)

Stories and activities to help build self-esteem, confidence, positive body image and resilience in children

Author: Naomi Richards,Julia Hague

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784502367

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 3896

With 29 real life and relatable stories at its heart, this practical resource is designed to help build self-esteem and body confidence in children aged 5-11. Each story is the focus of a ready-to-use lesson plan, covering common issues that affect children such as a lack of body confidence, feeling pressured by peers and worries about puberty. The stories are preceded by guidance on how to introduce the topic and the learning outcomes, and they are followed by a range of activities to reinforce the messages being taught. The stories can either be read aloud to a class or group or photocopied and shared for individual reading. Perfect for use in PSHE lessons with groups of children, or in one-to-one settings in the therapy room or at home, this book is a useful resource for PSHE co-ordinators, teachers, school counsellors, pastoral care teams, youth workers as well as parents.
Posted in Education

Games and Activities for Exploring Feelings with Children

Giving Children the Confidence to Navigate Emotions and Friendships

Author: Vanessa Rogers

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9780857004598

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 7225

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.
Posted in Education

Team-building Activities for Every Group

Author: Alanna Jones

Publisher: Rec Room Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9780966234169

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 191

View: 521

There are 107 games and activities in the four chapters of this book that help every group "Mix It Up", "Stir It Up", "Team Up", and "Open Up". Each game is fun, easy to use, unique, and requires minimal resources. Discussion questions can be found at the end of each "Team Up" and "Open Up" game to help leaders and participants to engage in discussion that creates and enhanced team-building experience for all those involved.
Posted in Business & Economics

Seals + Plus

Self-esteem and Life Skills : Reproducible Activity-based Handouts Created for Teachers and Counselors

Author: Kathy L. Korb-Khalsa,Stacey D. Azok,Estelle A. Leutenberg

Publisher: Wellness Reproductions & Pub Llc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 150

View: 4930

Three volumes of Seals Plus provide life management skills for your middle and high school students. Each volume contains reproducible activity-based handouts which address the areas of concern presented on the chart.
Posted in Psychology

Self-Esteem Games

300 Fun Activities That Make Children Feel Good about Themselves

Author: Barbara Sher

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 9780471180272

Category: Self-Help

Page: 208

View: 6825

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.
Posted in Self-Help

More Team-building Activities for Every Group

Author: Alanna Jones

Publisher: Rec Room Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9780966234176

Category: Games

Page: 192

View: 4134

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, k, p, e, i.
Posted in Games

The Power of Groups

Solution-Focused Group Counseling in Schools

Author: Leslie Cooley

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452273510

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 2390

Research-based and practical, this guide gives school professionals the theory and knowledge to adapt solution-focused brief counseling for student groups on any topic, curriculum, or grade level.
Posted in Education

Individual Counseling

Activities for Children (grades K-6)

Author: Robert P. Bowman,Susan C. Bowman

Publisher: Youthlight

ISBN: 9781889636122

Category: Education

Page: 64

View: 9488

A fun, engaging collection of activities to be used in one-to-one counseling sessions with children. The activities are designed around 11 developmental guidance topics, including abilities, attitudes, feelings, anger, and friendships.
Posted in Education

Easy Activities for Building Social Skills

Author: Nancy Jolson Leber

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780439163538

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 4324

Offers advice and activities for encouraging the development of twenty essential social skills in young children, and includes lists of positive comments, target behaviors, and behavior modification techniques.
Posted in Education

Creative Expression Activities for Teens

Exploring Identity through Art, Craft and Journaling

Author: Bonnie Thomas

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9780857004178

Category: Psychology

Page: 144

View: 9553

Coping with life's stresses is difficult for everybody, but can be especially challenging for teenagers, who often feel isolated and misunderstood. Creative expression through art, craft, and writing is a natural and effective way of helping young people to explore and communicate personal identity. This book is bursting with art and journal activities, creative challenges, and miniature projects for bedrooms and other personal spaces, all of which help teenagers to understand and express who they are and what is important to them. These fun ideas can be tailored to suit the individual, and require minimal equipment and even less artistic know-how, so can be enjoyed by all. The book concludes with a useful section for counselors and other professionals who work with young people, which explains how these activities can be incorporated into treatment goals. This imaginative and insightful book is a useful resource for all therapists, social workers, and counselors who wish to encourage self-expression in teenagers.
Posted in Psychology

Kokology 2

More of the Game of Self-Discovery

Author: Tadahiko Nagao,Isamu Saito

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743229282

Category: Self-Help

Page: 176

View: 7886

Kokology 2 offers all-new insights into the surprising real you. Kokology, the popular Japanese pop-psych quiz game, is now an American bestseller, and Kokology 2 offers more than 50 all-new quizzes, perfect for beginners and experienced kokologists alike. Kokology, the study of kokoro ("mind" or "spirit" in Japanese), asks you to answer questions about seemingly innocent topics -- such as which is the cleanest room in an imaginary house? -- and then reveals what your answers say about you. Play it alone as a quest of self-discovery, or play with friends, if you dare!
Posted in Self-Help

A Survival Guide for the Elementary/Middle School Counselor

Author: John J. Schmidt, Ed.D.

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 9780787968861

Category: Education

Page: 320

View: 1649

This second edition of the best-selling book offers school counselors an expanded, practical, professional resource that is packed with hundreds of ready-to-use ideas, strategies, and tools. This Survival Guide will help you plan and implement an effective counseling program tailored to the remedial, preventative, and developmental needs of all your elementary and middle school students. For easy use, the Survival Guide is organized into twelve sections, each focusing on one aspect of a comprehensive program. Step by step, the book shows you how to: Define a Comprehensive Counseling Program Develop Your Role and Create an Identity Set Sail and Stay Afloat Identify Essential Services Integrate the Curriculum and the Program Reach Out to Diverse Populations Prepare for Crisis Intervention Use Essential Services to Address Students’ Concerns Belong and Be with the School Involve Significant Others Play Fair and According to the Rules
Posted in Education

Understanding Myself

A Kid's Guide to Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings

Author: Mary C. Lamia

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781433808890

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 111

View: 9450

Helps kids understand the feelings and emotions that are part of pre-teen life, and includes real-life stories, quizzes, and fact boxes.
Posted in Juvenile Nonfiction

Our Emotions and Behaviour

Take a Deep Breath: a Book about Being Bra

Author: Sue Graves

Publisher: Franklin Watts

ISBN: 9781445138954

Category: Children's stories

Page: 32

View: 8487

Josh doesn't like people looking at him and he's in the school play Can Miss Button help him to be brave? And can Miss Button be brave when she is faced by something she doesn't like? This series introduces young children to different aspects of our emotions and behaviour. A fictional story is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk about, while a wordless storyboard encourages children to tell another story.
Posted in Children's stories