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: 6555

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.

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: 7369

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.

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: 5342

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.

The Self-Esteem Workbook

Author: Glenn R. Schiraldi

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 1626255954

Category: Self-Help

Page: 240

View: 3241

People of all ages, backgrounds, and circumstances struggle with low self-esteem. This long-awaited, fully revised second edition of the best-selling The Self-Esteem Workbook includes up-to-date information on brain plasticity, and new chapters on forgiveness, mindfulness, and cultivating lovingkindness and compassion. If your self-esteem is based solely on performance—if you view yourself as someone who’s worthy only when you’re performing well or acknowledged as doing a good job—the way you feel about yourself will always depend on external factors. Your self-esteem affects everything you do, so if you feel unworthy or your confidence is shaped by others, it can be a huge problem. With this second edition of The Self-Esteem Workbook, you’ll learn to see yourself through loving eyes by realizing that you are inherently worthy, and that comparison-based self-criticism is not a true measure of your value. In addition to new chapters on cultivating compassion, forgiveness, and unconditional love for yourself and others—all of which improve self-esteem—you’ll find cutting-edge information on brain plasticity and how sleep, exercise, and nutrition affect your self-esteem. Developing and maintaining healthy self-esteem is key for living a happy life, and with the new research and exercises you’ll find in this updated best-selling workbook, you’ll be ready to start feeling good about yourself and finally be the best that you can be.

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: 8205

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.

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: 2768

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.

The Wrecking Yard of Games and Activities

Author: Alanna Jones

Publisher: Idyll Arbor

ISBN: 9781882883356

Category: Education

Page: 246

View: 7418

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.

Team-building Activities for Every Group

Author: Alanna Jones

Publisher: Rec Room Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9780966234169

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 191

View: 1229

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.

The Garden in My Mind

Growing Through Positive Choices

Author: Stephie McCumbee,Lisa M. Griffin

Publisher: Boys Town Press

ISBN: 1934490547

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 361

Details Set the tone for positive classroom behavior with kids in grades K-5. To be read aloud to younger students or read independently by 3rd-5th graders, teachers can establish clear expectations about both positive and negative behaviors. Using garden imagery, the story teaches children how to ignore distractions, refocus, and stay on task at school. Classmates Maci and Trey love to have a good time, but it sometimes gets them in trouble. When their teacher, Mrs. Julian catches them behaving badly, she warns them “flowers fade every time a bad choice is made.” Mrs. Julian explains the importance of making positive choices – and growing a garden in your mind. This richly illustrated picture book offers valuable life lessons to young readers so they can take responsibility for their behavior and “grow their garden” in school and at home.

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: 9860

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.

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: 1744

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

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: 9946

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.

Easy Activities for Building Social Skills

Author: Nancy Jolson Leber

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780439163538

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 4094

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.

Helping Children to Cope with Change, Stress and Anxiety

A Photocopiable Activities Book

Author: Deborah Plummer

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9780857003669

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 6504

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.

Individual Counseling

Activities for Children (grades K-6)

Author: Robert P. Bowman,Susan C. Bowman

Publisher: Youthlight

ISBN: 9781889636122

Category: Education

Page: 64

View: 5260

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.

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: 5014

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.

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: 4151

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

Large Group Guidance Activities

A K-12 Sourcebook

Author: Joe Wittmer,Diane W. Thompson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781930572447

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 3198

Presenting large group guidance guidance units on developmental issues are effective ways to deliver services directly to students and to model successful group techniques for teachers. Activities are divided into six sections: Academic Survival Skills, Interpersonal Communication and Cooperation, Cross-Cultural Awareness and Communication, Decision Making, Personal Assessment and Awareness, and Responsible Behavior.

Activities That Teach

Author: Tom Jackson

Publisher: Red Rock Pub

ISBN: 9780966463316

Category: Active learning

Page: 231

View: 9861

A collection of sixty creative, innovative, and user-friendly Active Learning lesson plans which will influence student behavior and attitudes for a lifetime.