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Product code: B6618

These appealing plush characters are more than toys. They are ideal for helping young children articulate specific anxieties and ask for help to overcome them. Children write down or draw a specific fear or worry on a piece of paper, place it in one of these furry little characters and zip up the mouth. Ideal for use in schools (to replace the Worry Box) or by therapists or at home.

Price: £12.49
£14.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6617

These appealing plush characters are more than toys. They are ideal for helping young children articulate specific anxieties and ask for help to overcome them. Children write down or draw a specific fear or worry on a piece of paper, place it in one of these furry little characters and zip up the mouth. Ideal for use in schools (to replace the Worry Box) or by therapists or at home.

Price: £12.49
£14.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6616

These appealing plush characters are more than toys. They are ideal for helping young children articulate specific anxieties and ask for help to overcome them. Children write down or draw a specific fear or worry on a piece of paper, place it in one of these furry little characters and zip up the mouth. Ideal for use in schools (to replace the Worry Box) or by therapists or at home.

Price: £16.65
£19.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6615

These appealing plush characters are more than toys. They are ideal for helping young children articulate specific anxieties and ask for help to overcome them. Children write down or draw a specific fear or worry on a piece of paper, place it in one of these furry little characters and zip up the mouth. Ideal for use in schools (to replace the Worry Box) or by therapists or at home.

Price: £16.65
£19.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6613

Frankie is a boy who worries about stepping on cracks in the pavement and about what will happen if he brushes his teeth for two minutes, rather than three. This nicely illustrated story tells how he learns to ignore the little creatures who whisper things he should worry about in his ear. Suitable for children aged 7+ with OCD or anxiety.

Price: £9.99
£11.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6556

Mindfulness Strategies and Activities to Help Children to Relax, Concentrate and Take Control.
A book of games and activities to help children to focus, concentrate, and stay calm. The book includes a comprehensive but accessible theory section, and a host of games and activities suitable for use with groups or individual children aged 5–12. Ideas for adaptation for children with attention and concentration difficulties are included.
152 pages.

Price: £15.99


Product code: B6539

Use as a keyring or fix to backpacks. Approximate size 10cm.

Price: £6.66
£7.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6538

Use as a keyring or fix to backpacks. Approximate size 10cm.

Price: £6.66
£7.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6537

Use as a keyring or fix to backpacks. Approximate size 10cm.

Price: £6.66
£7.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6536

Use as a keyring or fix to backpacks. Approximate size 10cm.

Price: £6.66
£7.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6535

Use as a keyring or fix to backpacks. Approximate size 10cm.

Price: £6.66
£7.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6534

Use as a keyring or fix to backpacks. Approximate size 10cm.

Price: £6.66
£7.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6421

Social & emotional resilience are important for young people’s development and growing independence and this book
provides the opportunity to rehearse these skills through easy-to-implement ideas and activities suitable for young
people of all ages.

Themes include: Coping with stress & anxiety; Building & maintaining friendships; Family relationships; School-based issues – teasing, bullying; Dealing with emotions; Self-control; Problem solving; Decision-making.

Ages 5-18. 182 pages A4 paperback with FREE CD-ROM.

Price: £29.99


Product code: B6412

These appealing plush characters are more than toys. They are ideal for helping young children articulate specific anxieties and ask for help to overcome them. Children write down or draw a specific fear or worry on a piece of paper, place it in one of these furry little characters and zip up the mouth. Ideal for use in schools (to replace the Worry Box) or by therapists or at home.

Price: £16.65
£19.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6400

Many children and young people are affected by anxiety issues that have a profound effect on their behaviour and enjoyment of life. Their worries can be linked to certain people, certain places or particular situations. The resulting
anxiety can manifest itself with many physical effects as well as leading to poor self-esteem, poor concentration and isolation, which in turn affects friendships, school work and social activities.

This pack of resources aims to help parents, carers, teachers and professionals to work though the causes and effects of anxiety to help children and young people to both think differently and act differently and thereby reduce the anxiety in their lives.

Set includes:
4 Worry Wheels - x1 Physical Effects of my Anxiety, x1 Why am I Feeling Anxious?, x1 Social Effects of my Anxiety and x1 How can I Manage my Anxiety?
A4 Facing Fears Poster,
Telling someone you feel worried fan
Write on wipe off worry cloud.

Price: £29.15
£34.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6363


A useful resource for children to identify and indicate how they feeling.

This product comes as a pack of 10.

Each keyring has 5 emotion faces printed directly onto plastic sized 54x85mm.

Use in social stories or after incidents.

Lanyard has safety catch.

Age 3+.

Price: £44.95
£53.94 inc. VAT


Product code: B6357


A set of 4 double-sided mirror boards that have a mirror on one side and a wipe-clean panel on the reverse.

Children can explore their facial features and expressions using the mirror and draw facial expressions or emotions on the whiteboard.

Ideal for home, school or therapy use.

Diameter 12cm

Age 3+

Play Ideas>>
  • Faces
  • Expressions
  • Emotions
Price: £15.82
£18.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6345


A practical collection of user-friendly resources for use with young people aged 8 to 16 who have social and communication difficulties.

The accessible worksheets cover subjects such as self-concept & self-esteem, body language & facial expressions, awareness of self and others, relationship skills, conversational & listening skills, feeling safe and staying in control.

A varied and appealing resource that SLTs, teachers, SENCOs, psychologists and behaviour support workers will find invaluable for use with an older age group not always addressed in social skills materials.

Includes FREE CDRom containing all worksheets and handouts. 192 pages.

Price: £29.99


Product code: B6332


Children tend to display their feelings through their behaviour and underlying all behaviour there is a reason for it. This kit includes a wealth of resources to help children understand which behaviours are appropriate and when their behaviour is inappropriate.

Wendy Usher’s teacher resource book Let’s Make More Smiles, helps deal with and improve negative behaviour and
reward positive behaviour.

Many of the resources feature Widgit symbols so are all ideal for all children and especially those with special needs or where English is not their first language.

Bag contents includes:
• 1 x Fabric Drawstring Storage Bag
• 1 x Set of 120 Positive Behaviour Reward Stickers (6 x Blank Fans)
• 1 x How do you feel today communication lanyard
• Let’s make more smiles Encouraging Positive Behaviour Book
• 1 x Swing O Meter (use to support emotional understanding, choice, sequencing and instruction
- includes pen and 6 mini white boards)
• 1 x Show Me Feelings Card Pack
• 8 Communications fans including:
- Positive Social Rules
- Emotions and Expressions
- Think Fan (traffic lights)
- Positive Praise
- It’s too (sensory integration)
- I feel (facial expressions)
- Emotion Faces (colour based)
- Behaviour symbol fan

Play Ideas>>
  • Behaviour
  • Communication
Price: £66.65
£79.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6330


Simple but effective; A set of two mood bands to wear and communicate how you are feeling.

Play Ideas>>
  • Communication
  • Feelings
Price: £6.65
£7.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6329


Simple but effective; A set of two mood bands to wear and communicate how you are feeling.

Play Ideas>>
  • Communication
  • Feelings
Price: £6.65
£7.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6328

A useful resource for children to identify and indicate how they feeling.

5 emotion faces printed directly onto plastic - 54x85mm.

Use in social stories or after incidents.

Lanyard has safety catch.

 Age 3+

Play Ideas>>
  • Faces and Feelings
  • Resource for Social and Emotional Skills
  • Includes keyring lanyard
Price: £5.41
£6.49 inc. VAT


Product code: B6292


This giant character is ideal for helping young children articulate specific anxieties and ask for help to overcome them.
Children write down or draw a specific fear or worry on a piece of paper, place it in this large character and zip up the mouth.

Ideal for use in schools (to replace the Worry Box) or by therapists or working with a group.

Play Ideas>>
  • Classroom resource
  • Lovely visual aid too!
Price: £208.32
£249.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6267

A beautifully illustrated book which can form the basis of discussions with children to find out what they are worrying about. It encourages children to find someone they can talk to who will listen to them, as Jenny does to help her worries lessen and go away. Ideal for one to one, for groups or assemblies. 32 pages Paperback

Price: £6.99


Product code: B6265

Children can use this adorable worry eater character to express their fears and anxieties.

Encourage your child to write down on a piece of paper anyting that they might be worried about or is causing them to be anxious at home or at school. Then place it in the mouth of the cuddly worry eater  and zip the mouth up.  A parent, carer, teacher or therapist can then read what the child has written and  decide how to address the issues expressed.

These are ideal for parents, carers, teachers and therapists working with children who find it difficult to talk directly about their worries. Pomm has lovely plush silky ears which make him/her very tactile and adorable.

Measures 30cm high 

Play Ideas>>
  • Expressing anxieties
  • Expressing fears
  • Similar to worry box
Price: £16.65
£19.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6264

Use these adorable Worry Eater characters to help children and young people to express their fears and anxieties. Ask children to write them down on a piece of paper and put them in the mouth of the Worry Eater who then eats them up while carers and therapists or teachers can see what issues the child is expressing. Soft to the touch and cuddly these therapeutic characters are proving extremely popular with schools, parents, therapists and anyone working with children who have anxiety issues. See also the books we sell on anxiety issues. Worry Eater Rumpel measures 21cm high.

Play Ideas>>
  • Talking about anxiety
  • Expressing fears
  • Similar to anxiety box
Price: £12.49
£14.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6200

Meet Megan - a young girl who has an anxiety disorder. Megan invites readers to learn about anxiety from her perspective, helping them to understand why she sometimes feels anxious and how this affects her thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Megan talks about techniques she has learnt to help manage her anxiety, and how people around her can help.

With illustrations throughout, this will be an ideal way to explore anxiety difficulties. It shows family, friends and teachers how they can support someone who experiences anxiety and will be an excellent way to start a conversation about anxiety, in the classroom or at home. Suitable for readers aged 7 upwards.                                   

Play Ideas>>
  • Exploring anxiety difficulties
  • Support for children with anxiety
Price: £8.99


Product code: B6199

Help children to understand and manage their anxiety with this engaging and imaginative workbook.

The Anxiety Gremlin is a mischievous creature who loves to gobble up your anxious feelings! The more anxiety you feed him, the bigger and bigger he gets and the more and more anxious you feel! How can you stop this? Starve your Anxiety Gremlin of anxious thoughts, feelings and behaviours, and watch him shrink!

Based on cognitive behavioural principles, this workbook uses fun and imaginative activities to teach children how to manage their anxiety by changing how they think and act – getting rid of their Anxiety Gremlins for good! Bursting with stories, puzzles, quizzes, and colouring, drawing and writing games, this is a unique tool for parents or practitioners to use with children aged 5 to 9 years.

Play Ideas>>
  • Anxious thoughts
  • Anxious feelings
  • Behaviour resulting from anxiety
Price: £12.99


Product code: B6198

Help children to understand and manage their anger with this fun and imaginative workbook.

The Anger Gremlin is a naughty creature and his favourite food is your anger! The more anger you feed him, the bigger and bigger he gets and the angrier and angrier you feel! How can you stop this? Starve the Anger Gremlin of angry thoughts, feelings and behaviours, and watch him disappear!

Based on cognitive behavioural principles, this workbook uses fun and engaging activities to teach children how to manage their anger by changing how they think and act – getting rid of their Anger Gremlins for good! Packed full of stories, puzzles, quizzes, and colouring, drawing and writing games, this is an excellent resource for parents or practitioners to use with children aged 5 to 9 years.

CONTENTS:

Acknowledgements. About the Author. 1.Why Read This Book? 2. Let's Meet a Mystery Creature! 3. Let's Learn About Feelings! 4. What is Anger? 5. Things We Get Angry About. 6. Why We Get Angry. 7. Our Angry Bodies. 8. Our Angry Behaviours. 9. What Effects Anger Can Have. 10. Starving the Anger Gremlin Strategies. 11. Your Anger Dos and Don'ts. 12. Completing Your Mission to Starve the Anger Gremlin. Appendix: Quiz Answers. Information for Parents and Professionals. References.

Play Ideas>>
  • Address angry thoughts
  • Address angry feelings
  • Address angry behaviour
Price: £12.99


Product code: B6196

Children write down their fears and anxieties and zip them inside these cuddly little characters.  Lovely and furry they are a good way to approach difficult subjects.

These appealing plush characters are more than toys.  They are ideal for helping young children articulate specific anxieties and and ask for help to overcome them.

Children write down or draw something they are specifically upset about on a piece of paper, place it inside one of these furry little characters and zip up the mouth.  Ideal for use in schools (to replace or use in conjunction with a Worry Box) or by therapists or at home.

Size of Junior Saggo:  35cm

We stock 4 more characters: Worry Eater Schnulli, Worry Eater Biff, Worry Eater Sepp and Worry Eater Bill.

Play Ideas>>
  • Talking about anxiety
  • Similar to worry box
Price: £12.49
£14.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6195

Children write down their fears and anxieties and zip them inside these cuddly little characters.  Lovely and furry they are a good way to approach difficult subjects.

These appealing plush characters are more than toys.  They are ideal for helping young children articulate specific anxieties and and ask for help to overcome them.

Children write down or draw something they are specifically upset about on a piece of paper, place it inside one of these furry little characters and zip up the mouth.  Ideal for use in schools (to replace or use in conjunction with a Worry Box) or by therapists or at home.

Size of Biff:  28cm

We stock 4 more characters: Worry Eater Schnulli, Worry Eater Junior Saggo, Worry Eater Sepp and Worry Eater Bill.

Play Ideas>>
  • Talking about anxiety
  • Similar to worry box
Price: £12.49
£14.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6194

Children write down their fears and anxieties and zip them inside these cuddly little characters.  Lovely and furry they are a good way to approach difficult subjects.

These appealing plush characters are more than toys.  They are ideal for helping young children articulate specific anxieties and and ask for help to overcome them.

Children write down or draw something they are specifically upset about on a piece of paper, place it inside one of these furry little characters and zip up the mouth.  Ideal for use in schools (to replace or use in conjunction with a Worry Box) or by therapists or at home.

Size of Junior Enno: 21cm

Play Ideas>>
  • Talking about anxieties
  • Communicating what is worrying a child
  • Similar to worry box
Price: £12.49
£14.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6193

Children write down their fears and anxieties and zip them inside these cuddly little characters from Sorgenfresser.  Lovely and furry they are a good way to approach difficult subjects.

These appealing plush characters are more than toys.  They are ideal for helping young children articulate specific anxieties and and ask for help to overcome them.

Children write down or draw something they are specifically upset about on a piece of paper, place it inside one of these furry little characters and zip up the mouth.  Ideal for use in schools (to replace or use in conjunction with a Worry Box) or by therapists or at home.

Size of Schnulli:  32cm

We stock 4 more characters: Worry Eater Junior Saggo, Worry Eater Biff, Worry Eater Sepp and Worry Eater Bill.

Play Ideas>>
  • Talking about anxiety and fears
  • Similar to worry box
Price: £16.65
£19.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6192

Children write down their fears and anxieties and zip them inside these cuddly little characters.  Lovely and furry they are a good way to approach difficult subjects.

These appealing plush characters are more than toys.  They are ideal for helping young children articulate specific anxieties and and ask for help to overcome them.

Children write down or draw something they are specifically upset about on a piece of paper, place it inside one of these furry little characters and zip up the mouth.  Ideal for use in schools (to replace or use in conjunction with a Worry Box) or by therapists or at home.

Size of Sepp:  42cm

We stock 4 more characters: Worry Eater Schnulli, Worry Eater Junior Saggo, Worry Eater Biff and Worry Eater Bill.

Play Ideas>>
  • Talking about anxiety and worries
  • Similar to worry box
Price: £16.65
£19.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6191

Children write down their fears and anxieties and zip them inside these cuddly little characters.  Lovely and furry they are a good way to approach difficult subjects.

These appealing plush characters are more than toys.  They are ideal for helping young children articulate specific anxieties and and ask for help to overcome them.

Children write down or draw something they are specifically upset about on a piece of paper, place it inside one of these furry little characters and zip up the mouth.  Ideal for use in schools (to replace or use in conjunction with a Worry Box) or by therapists or at home.

Size of Bill: 32cm

We stock 4 more characters: Worry Eater Schnulli, Worry Eater Junior Saggo, Worry Eater Biff and Worry Eater Sepp.

 

Play Ideas>>
  • Talking about anxiety
  • Similar to worry box
Price: £16.65
£19.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6190

This great value set of 6 board games helps to model good social skills and behaviour thereby promoting the social and emotional skills that underpin effective learning, positive behaviour and  regular attendance. All positive skills for young children to be learning in a fun and structured way.

The games focus on  morals, manners, empathy, friendship, showing emotions and managing emotions staff effectiveness and the emotional health and well-being of all who learn and work in schools.  Boards made from durable cardboard (297 x 420mm) and include  20 counters and a die.

Play Ideas>>
  • Morals and manners
  • Friendship
  • Empathy
  • Showing emotions
Price: £24.99
£29.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6189

This is a set of 6 fun games to help develop children’s social awareness in a vibrant, enjoyable format that teach essentials for learning and life.

Ideal for teaching SEAL, family support and discussion of often tricky issues,

Contents: 6 games, 24 counters and die. Titles include: Getting On; Good to be Me; Changes; Keeping Calm; Going for Goals and Say NO to Bullying.

Play Ideas>>
  • SEAL
  • Bullying
  • Self esteem
Price: £24.99
£29.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6054

This book offers over 100 creative ideas and photocopiable activities to build emotional resilience in children who have difficulty in coping with change, stress and normal levels of anxiety. Supported by a theory section, the practical exercises are a simple and fun way of helping children learn healthy stress management strategies. Ideal resource for parents, teachers, therapists working with with individuals and groups of children aged 7-11. Ideas can be adapted for older and younger children and those with special needs.

Play Ideas>>
  • Practical exercises
  • A theory section
  • Photocopiable actvities
Price: £17.99


Product code: B6021

The Anxiety Gremlin loves one thing -- to feed on your anxiety! But watch out, as the fuller he gets, the more anxious you get! How can you stop him? Starve him of his favourite food -- your anxiety -- and he'll shrink and shrivel away.

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin is a unique resource to help young people understand different types of anxiety and how to manage them, including panic attacks, phobias, social anxiety, generalised anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder. Based on cognitive behavioural principles that link thoughts, feelings and behaviours, the techniques described help young people to understand why they get anxious and how they can 'starve' their anxiety gremlin in order to manage their anxiety.

This engaging workbook uses fun activities and real life stories, and can be used by young people aged 10+ on their own or with a parent or practitioner. It is also an ideal anxiety management resource for those working with young people, including mental health practitioners, social workers, education sector staff and youth workers.

Price: £12.99


Product code: B6017

These fans are ideal for communicating a child's feelings and emotions or  providing a framework for discussing their feelings through the facial expression symbols.

Fan measures 125mm high with 10 double laminated card petals.

Price: £3.75
£4.50 inc. VAT


Product code: B5998

Meet Hannah - a young girl with selective mutism (SM). Hannah invites readers to learn about selective mutism from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is, what it feels like to have SM, and how they can help.

This illustrated book is packed with accessible information and will be an ideal introduction to selective mutism. It shows family, friends and teachers how they can support a child with the condition and is also a good place to start when encouraging children with SM to talk about how it affects them.

A helpful guide for friends, family and professionals.   Paperback  56 pages.

Price: £8.99


Product code: B5986

This Emotions Symbol Fan has 10 petals depicting 9 images. It will fit into pocket for daily use to assist children's communication and understanding of feelings.  Ideal for children with language and communication difficulties for use at home or school.

Price: £3.75
£4.50 inc. VAT