Supporting the mental well-being of younger children will enable them to thrive emotionally and socially, and learn to cope with life’s adversities as they grow older. This huge range of easy-to-use activities are drawn from evidence-based approaches such as mindfulness and CBT.
Part 1 explains why resilience is vital in the early years, outlines the effects of low self-esteem and explores building confidence, regulating emotions and developing problem-solving skills.
Part 2 is full of fun activities for individual and group use, including: Strengths Finding; Relaxation Tools; Face Your Fears; Feelings Cards; Mood Diary; What Lit the Fuse?; My Anxiety Ladder; Mindful Moments; Using Grit; Helping Hand.
Part 3 contains a wealth of information leaflets and tips for carers and professionals on how to provide help at school and in the home.