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“FRESH Start” Kit Complete Set


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The current political situation has left millions of children and teens in the United States feeling vulnerable. Fears of parental deportation and shattered home lives, fears of being bullied because of race, faith, or lifestyle (LGBTQ) have many of our youth feeling overwhelmed with anxiety.
Resources for the Self Esteem Shop FRESH Start Kit (Feelings, Reassurance, Empathy, Safety, & Hope) are designed for parents, school counselors, educators, and other helping professionals to help children and teens cope with current events.
These resources will assist parents and professionals by helping them to:
Talk to children and teens to address their fears
Help children and teens cope with their emotions
Reassure and comfort children and teens
Teach children the importance of empathy
Help children and teens feel safe
Offer children and teens hope

The complete set of all six FRESH Start Kits, including Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School, High School and Beyond, and School Counseling.
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The “FRESH Start” Preschool Kit includes:
(F) The Way I Feel Board Book (Colorful illustrations and clear descriptions teach young children about different feelings.)
(R) I Love You Rituals (Rhymes and games provide the message of unconditional love and enhance children's social, emotional, and school success.)
(R) Kissing Hand Board Book (A reassuring book about unconditional love.)
(E) We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street characters teach young children about racial harmony.)
(S) Ouch! Moments (Discusses hurtful language.)
(H) Little Engine that Could (Classic story models the importance of perseverance.)
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The “FRESH Start” Lower Elementary Kit includes:
(F) 1-2-3 A Calmer Me: Helping Children Cope When Emotions Get Out of Control (Helps children understand contrasting emotions.)
(R) Opposite of Worry (Strategies and tools to aid parents with anxiety in children.)
(E) Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun (A story for children and self empowerment and being proud.)
(S) One (Teaches about accepting differences in others through a story using numbers and colors.)
(H) Giraffes Can't Dance (An inspirational story of a giraffe following its dreams despite the difficulty.)
(H) Tangle (Toy to aid in fidgeting and anxiety.)
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The “FRESH Start” Upper Elementary/Middle School Kit includes:
(F) Each Kindness (A girl learns how her poor choices have a ripple effect)
(R) 365 Days of Wonder (Daily words of wisdom that encourage dialogue about values and beliefs)
(E) Judgmental Flower (Teaches valuing differences in others.)
(S) Say Something (An anti-bullying and teasing story that teaches how to be an "upstander" instead of a bystander)
(H) What Do You Do With an Idea? (Inspirational story of growing and developing an idea.)
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The “FRESH Start” High School Kit includes:
(F) Onionhead Dictionary of 150 Emotions (Descriptions help teens identify their feelings.)
(R) Breathe Through This: Mindfulness for Parents of Teenagers (Strategies for forging a bond of courage, compassion, and trust with your teen.)
(E) Skin I'm In (Story of a young African-American girl who is tormented by her peers because of her darker skin.)
(S) Get Out of Your Mind & Into Your Life for Teens (Offers teens skills to decrease the power of fear in their lives.)
(H) What If Someone I Know Is Gay?
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The “FRESH Start” High School and Beyond Kit includes:
(F) Thought Changing Cards for Anxiety (Card deck used to help manage anxiety.)
(R) Relax.Calm: Helping Teens Manage Stress Using Relaxation & Guided Imagery (Exercises and activities for stress and anxiety management.)
(E) Big Book of Even More Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children & Teens (Art therapy based activities.)
(S) Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots & Wings (Skills and education for children to improve resilience.)
(H) 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens (Guides to improve character and achieve goals.)
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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)