The Self Esteem Shop has created FRESH Start Kits (Feelings, Reassurance, Empathy, Safety, & Hope) for parents, school counselors and social workers, educators and other helping professionals to help children and teens cope with current events.
The “FRESH Start” School Counselor Kit includes:
(F) Let’s Talk About… Your Fears and Worries Game
(R) Ready… Set… Relax: Research Based Program of Relaxation, Learning & Self Esteem for Children
(E) Helping Young Worriers Beat the Worrybug
(S) 8 Keys to End Bullying: Activity Book for Kids & Tweens
(H) Big Book of Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children & Teens
*Tangle (Optional not included in kit)
We hope these resources prove to be valuable. We greatly appreciate your patronage, as it helps support a family owned independent bookstore.
With 100 plus activities, groups work through Anger Management, Assertion, Stress, Self-Esteem, Sobriety, Problem Solving, and much more to learn self-sufficient survival skills.
101 Bully Prevention Activities is ideal for grades 5-12. This ingeniously structured resource book provides you with a wealth of bullying prevention activities.
Grade level: 2-6. This appealingly illustrated book includes 101 ready-to-use, reproducible activities to help children improve their social skills. Great as the basis of a social skills curriculum.
Bestselling author Judy Belmont has created another treasure chest of hands-on and easy-to-use handouts, activities, worksheets, mini-lessons and quizzes that help clients develop effective life skills.
150 More Group Therapy Activities & TIPS, the fourth in her Therapeutic Toolbox series, provides a wealth of psycho-educational ideas with Belmont’s signature T.I.P.s format ( Theory, Implementation, and Processing ).
Ready-to-use tools include:
-Interactive strategies for leading successful group experiences
-DBT, CBT, ACT and positive psychology-inspired resources
-Communication skills-building activities
-Coping skills using mindfulness and stress resiliency practices
-Self-esteem and self-compassion guides for changing thoughts
-Fun team building exercises and icebreakers
-Practical resources for adults, adolescents & children
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In the bestseller Wonder we were introduced to an amazing English teacher, Mr. Browne and his love of precepts (principles to live by). Mr. Browne’s precepts celebrate kindness, hopefulness, the goodness of humans, the strength of people’s hearts, and the power of people’s wills. He offers pearls of wisdom prior to the beginning of every month which are followed by a precept for each day of the year. Beautiful quotes from famous people including Anne Frank, Martin Luther King Jr., Confucius, Goethe, Sappho—and over 100 readers of Wonder who sent R. J. Palacio (author of Wonder) their own precepts are shared. See longer description below for additional details.
Teachers and counselors are offered a humorous and creative way to address tattling. This book helps children understand the difference between unnecessary tattling and the necessity of warning others about important matters.
Gil and Shaw provides a valuable resource to help children (and their grown-ups) learn about boundaries, touching, touching problems, telling about abuse and more.
In this story a boy and his bear friend learn how to calm themselves when angry or frightened.
Children learn about the benefits of play therapy for working out problems, what a therapist is, and what confidentiality means. Excellent for any child about to begin play therapy. Hardcover version, in color.
Children learn about the benefits of play therapy for working out problems, what a therapist is, and what confidentiality means. Excellent for any child about to begin play therapy. Paperback version, in black and white.
A companion validation journal for children from the book Growing Up Whole: A Child’s Guide in which they practice naming and writing their feelings and what they do well each day. Inspiring reminders/affirmations support their journey as they ground in the strength of who they are and learn the power of self loving validation to buoy them through life.