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Simply Special Resources Catalogue >> Emotional Literacy/Social Skills


Product code: B6544

Explore emotions and feelings with these 24 wooden counters (made from rubber wood) with faces showing twelve different emotions. Use them for matching, a memory game or discussion and recognition of moods. This is a great tool for building recall skills but also as a base for discussing emotions with your children.
Size 6cm x 1.5cm.
Age 2+

Price: £19.16
£22.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6486

A multicultural set of 4 four families that can be simply turned over to transform from their ‘everyday’ to ‘superhero’ alter ego. Each family includes either a super pet or super-powered vehicle (170mm long). Characters measure between 40-105mm high and are suitable for children aged 3+. These fun and engaging wooden characters are ideal for inspiring stories and language.

Price: £40.00
£48.00 inc. VAT


Product code: B6485

A bumper set of 28 quality wooden figures depicting a range of ages and cultures, and including people with disabilities. This inclusive pack of figures enables children to explore many real life situations and develop an understanding of the people in their lives.
Size of figures is 35-100mm.

Price: £50.00
£60.00 inc. VAT


Product code: B6483

A set of 8 larger emotion stones diameter 70mm across supplied in a drawstring bag with activity leaflet.
Age 2+

Price: £20.00
£24.00 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: B6399

These fun role-play scenarios enable children to practice and reinforce both verbal and non-verbal cues such as expressions, body language, gesture and tone of voice in simple scenarios and help them to develop social understanding.

48 cards

Size: 210mm x 74mm

Play Ideas>>
  • For use at school or at home
Price: £19.99
£23.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6393


A set of 48 cards showing fun role play scenarios which can be used to practise and reinforce both verbal and non-verbal cues in simple scenarios and build on these with more complex interactions in social situations that
young people will encounter at home and at school.

Includes: Sharing, Turn-Taking, Saying Sorry, Peer Pressure, Jealousy and Assertiveness.

Play Ideas>>
  • Set of 2 Social Situations
Price: £19.99
£23.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6203

Use this pack of activity cards to  enhance your teaching of  social skills.

Eight categories of behaviour are covered: Sharing experiences; Being nice; Working and playing together; Carrying out a task; Presenting oneself; Making a decision; Standing up for yourself and Dealing with disputes.

Each chapter includes a short story involving Max and Millie to illustrate the behaviour targeted, puppet dialogue to engage the children, different games and creative exercises to further discussion and understanding and illustrations for colouring.

Twelve full colour cards are also included depicting Max and Millie in different situations, to help children explore feeling and emotions associated with the social situations.

Use this activity pack with the Max and Millie puppets available to buy on our website and in our catalogue.

Price: £29.99


Product code: B6202

Use this friendly girl puppet to practise and refine social skills.  This superb quality hand puppet is also ideal for story telling, role play, promoting group discussion and encouraging positive interaction.  Buy the Max Puppet too and use in conjunction with the Max and Millie Social Skills Activity Pack. 
Size:  85cm

Play Ideas>>
  • Storytelling
  • Social Skills
  • Group discussion
Price: £36.65
£43.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B6201

Use this friendly boy puppet to practise and refine social skills.  This superb quality hand puppet is also ideal for story telling, role play, promoting group discussions and encouraging positive interaction.  Buy the Millie Puppet too and use in conjunction with the Max and Millie Social Skills Activity Pack. 

Size:  85cm

Play Ideas>>
  • Social Skills
  • Storytelling
  • Group discussion
Price: £36.65
£43.98 inc. VAT


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: 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: 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: B6184

This fan is one of a range of fans covering several topics using symbols that will support children who have communication difficulties or for whom English is a second language.
This fan is for Positive Social Rules with10 laminated petals featuring behaviour such as kicking, biting etc.

Play Ideas>>
  • Communication fan with symbols
  • Use to communicate visually with a child
Price: £3.75
£4.50 inc. VAT


Product code: B6183

A set of 6 colourful 4cm soft foam cubes featuring 36 questions about children's experiences and perspectives.  Including :_

"What foods do you like?  and "Where would you like to travel to?".

Use in character development activities, as ice breakers in small groups or to build social language and listening skills.

Activity Guide included.  Ages 6+

Play Ideas>>
  • Social language skills
  • Listening skills
Price: £9.95
£11.94 inc. VAT


Product code: B6047

A book for 48 social situation stories for teaching social and life skills to children with Autism or related disabilities to help them understand common everyday situations at home, school or out in the community. Example of stories include situations such as being teased, understanding when a friend does not want to play, other people's birthdays, making choices, appropriate touch and waiting. Ages 5-11.

Play Ideas>>
  • Teaches social skills
  • Suitable for age 5-11
  • 48 social situation stories
  • Demonstrates appropriate social behaviour
Price: £17.99


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: B6008

A beautifully crafted set of 12 tactile stones  engraved with faces showing 12 common emotions: happy, sad, angry, frightened, worried, surprised, confused, bored, calm, proud, shy and embarrassed. 

Recognising facial expressions and understanding emotions helps children communicate their own feelings and empathise with others. Cast from a unique mix including real stone, they are durable for use in sand and water, indoors and out, providing plenty of opportunity to explore emotions across different environments.

Each set includes 12 pebbles (measuring 45mm) plus a helpful leaflet full of related activities. 

Play Ideas>>
  • Faces
  • Emotions
  • Sand and water play
Price: £20.00
£24.00 inc. VAT


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