What Shoes Will You Wear Activity and Idea Book

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues
ISBN: 1937870359
Release Date: 2014-10-15
Genre:

The perfect companion to the "What Shoes Will You Wear?" storybook. Full of activities and worksheets, this fun book assists children in starting on the pathway of being college and career ready. The skills addressed in this book are important for career development and are essential elements in preparing kids for success in life!

Whose Shoes

Author: Stephen R. Swinburne
Publisher:
ISBN: 1629796913
Release Date: 2016-09-13
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This board book engages the preliterate audience in a guessing game--to match the shoe to the job. Through simple, lively text, and bright, colorful photographs, various occupations reveal that there is a right shoe for every job.

Shoe la la A StoryPlay Book

Author: Karen Beaumont
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9781338145021
Release Date: 2016-12-27
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Introducing StoryPlay Books--the smart way to read and play together! StoryPlay Books offer fun ways to engage with little ones during story time and playtime with prompts and activities that everyone will love! Each quality story will delight readers while building early literacy skills for ages 3-5 by helping them develop: problem-solving abilities, reading comprehension, social development, pre-reading skills, memory strengthand more! Each book includes story-related games and crafts to extend the reading experience. Teachers agree that StoryPlay Books are perfect for parents looking to stimulate and engage their kids at home while having fun together! Each book also shines a spotlight on important topics for this age. Shoe-la-la! -- a fun, rhyming story about four girlfriends searching for the perfect party shoes -- focuses on self-expression. Are you ready to start reading the StoryPlay way? Ready. Set. Smart!

103 Group Activities and Treatment Ideas Practical Strategies

Author: Judith A. Belmont
Publisher: PESI Publishing & Media
ISBN: 9780979021800
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

This book assists in breaking through treatment resistance and defensiveness. Dozens of reproducible handouts, experiential activities, exercises, self-discovery tools and more are included.

Grief is Like a Snowflake

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher:
ISBN: 1931636788
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Education

A tool for parents to use in helping a grieving child by using fantasy to confront reality.

Bubble Gum Brain

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues
ISBN: 193787043X
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Becoming is better than being. (Ages 4-8) Hi, Im Bubble Gum Brain. I like to chew on my thoughts, flex, bend and stretch my brain, and expand the way I think! I make great mistakes that help me learn. Im Brick Brain. With me, things are the way they areand theyre probably not going to change much. I am the way I amand thats just how it is. Meet Bubble Gum Brain and Brick Brain: two kids with two VERY different mindsets. Bubble Gum Brain likes to have fun adventures, learn new things, and doesnt worry about making great mistakes. Brick Brain is convinced that things are just fine the way they are and theres not much he can do to change them, so why try? When Bubble Gum Brain shows Brick Brain how to peel off his wrapper, Brick Brain begins to realize just how much more fun schooland life can be! This creative story teaches children (and adults) the valuable lesson that becoming is better than being, which can open the door to a whole new world of possibilities! Softcover, 32 pages.

The Big Book of Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens

Author: Lindsey Joiner
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857004476
Release Date: 2011-11-15
Genre: Psychology

For difficult or challenging children and teenagers in therapeutic or school settings, creative activities can be an excellent way of increasing enjoyment and boosting motivation, making the sessions more rewarding and successful for everyone involved. This resource provides over one hundred tried-and-tested fun and imaginative therapeutic activities and ideas to unleash the creativity of children and teenagers aged 5+. Employing a variety of expressive arts including art, music, stories, poetry and film, the activities are designed to teach social skills development, anger control strategies, conflict resolution and thinking skills. Also included are character education activities and ideas for conducting therapeutic day camps, including sample schedules and handouts. The activities can be used in many different settings with all ages, are flexible, and can be adapted for use with individuals or groups. Brimming with imaginative ideas, this resource will be invaluable to anyone working with children and teenagers, including school counselors, social workers, therapists, psychologists and teachers.

Personal Space Camp

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher:
ISBN: 1931636893
Release Date: 2009-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Although Louis knows a lot about outer space, the young boy finds himself sent to Principal Goodkid's office to attend Personal Space Camp after his teacher loses her patience with his behavior.

Introducing Teddy

Author: Jessica Walton
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781681192116
Release Date: 2016-05-31
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Errol and his teddy, Thomas, are best friends who do everything together. Whether it's riding a bike, playing in the tree house, having a tea party, or all of the above, every day holds something fun to do. One sunny day, Errol finds that Thomas is sad, even when they are playing in their favorite ways. Errol can't figure out why, until Thomas finally tells Errol what the teddy has been afraid to say: "In my heart, I've always known that I'm a girl teddy, not a boy teddy. I wish my name was Tilly, not Thomas.Â?? And Errol says, "I don't care if you're a girl teddy or a boy teddy! What matters is that you are my friend.Â?? Introducing Teddy introduces the youngest readers to understanding gender identity and transition in an accessible and heart-warming story about being true to yourself and being a good friend.

Those Shoes

Author: Maribeth Boelts
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763691486
Release Date: 2016-10-11
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

All Jeremy wants is a pair of those shoes, the ones everyone at school seems to be wearing. But Jeremy’s grandma tells him they don’t have room for "want," just "need," and what Jeremy needs are new boots for winter. When Jeremy’s shoes fall apart at school, and the guidance counselor gives him a hand-me-down pair, the boy is more determined than ever to have those shoes, even a thrift-shop pair that are much too small. But sore feet aren’t much fun, and Jeremy comes to realize that the things he has -- warm boots, a loving grandma, and the chance to help a friend -- are worth more than the things he wants.

I m Not Scared I m Prepared

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher:
ISBN: 1937870286
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Education

(Grades K and Up) The teacher at the Ant Hill School wants her students to be prepared - for everything! One day, she teaches her students what to do if a "dangerous someone" is in their school. Unfortunately, in the world we now live in, we must ask ourselves the essential question: What options do I have for survival, if I ever find myself in a violent intruder event? "I'm Not Scared…I'm Prepared!" will enhance the concepts taught by the ALICE Training Institute, and make them applicable to children of all ages in a non-fearful way. By using this book, children can develop a better understanding of what needs to be done if they ever encounter a "dangerous someone."

Hands Are Not for Hitting

Author: Martine Agassi
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575428342
Release Date: 2009-03-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Children learn that violence is never okay, that they can manage their anger and other strong feelings, and that they’re capable of positive, loving actions—like playing, making music, learning, counting, helping, taking care, and much more. Includes a special section for adults with activities and discussion starters.

Kids Outdoor Adventure Book

Author: Stacy Tornio
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762793174
Release Date: 2013-04-02
Genre: Nature

Nature is a destination, but you don’t have to travel anywhere to find it. Just open the door and step outside. A fun, hands on approach to getting involved in nature, The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book is a year-round how-to activity guidebook for getting kids outdoors and exploring nature, be it catching fireflies in the cool summer evenings; making birdfeeders in the fall from peanut butter, pine cones, and seed; building a snowman in 3 feet of fresh winter snow; or playing duck, duck, goose with friends in a meadow on a warm spring day. The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book includes 448 things to do in nature for kids of all ages--more than one activity for every single day of the year. Each of the year's four seasons includes fifty checklist items, fifty challenge items, three each of projects, destinations, garden recipes, and outdoor games. Throughout the book, you'll also find fascinating facts, useful tips and tricks, and plenty of additional resources to turn to. Complete with whimsical, vibrant illustrations, this book is a must for parents and their kids.

Ideas Are All Around

Author: Philip C. Stead
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781626721814
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In search of writing ideas, an author takes a walk with his dog around the neighborhood.

I m Not Scared I m Prepared

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues
ISBN: 1937870316
Release Date: 2014-07-15
Genre: Education

The perfect companion to the "I'm Not Scared... I'm Prepared " storybook. This guide book offers grief facilitators, educators, counselors, and parents "hands on" activities that explore the concepts taught by the ALICE Training Institute.