A hands-on collection of activities to change children's perception of how they see things. Topics covered include:
Self-identity and self-esteem
Expressions of feelings and opinions
Activites are divided into two age groups, 5 to 7 and 8 to 11, so are carefully targeted to the way children think. An invaluable resource for all professionals who work with young children.
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"Easy-to-read and user-friendly . this is a very useful and thoughtfully presented resource that will be beneficial to new group workers and a welcome prompt to more experienced ones." Helga Gore, CAMHS, NAPOT 'Contains 46 playful activities in three easy-to-read sections.' - Healing Magazine 'A user-friendly practical resource for therapists and teachers alike...The main part offers a well of ideas for group activities which are clearly presented...What is attractive about this resource is the easy-to-read and user-friendly style. Overall, this is a very useful and thoughtfully presented resource that will be beneficial to new groups workers and a welcome prompt to more experienced ones.' - Helga Gore, Senior Occupational Therapist, CAMHS, Airedale NHS Trust, NAPOT
Joost Drost trained as a teacher, biologist and later as a clinical psychologist in Holland. He has been working with children and their families with the North East Essex Child and Family Consultation Service and in schools since 1993. He also writes storybooks for both adults and children. Sydney Bayley is a chartered educational psychologist employed by the Essex LA to work with a number of schools and as part of the North Essex Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. She is also a UKCP registered psychotherapist with a small private practice.