For effective use, this book should be purchased alongside the storybook. Both books can be purchased together as a set, Negotiating the World of Friendships and Relationships: A ‘Cool to be Kind’ Storybook and Practical Resource 
This is a practical resource for use by teachers, support staff and therapists that contains session ideas for use with children to promote kindness, friendship and self-compassion. It includes detailed lesson plans with extensive guidance and photocopiable activity sheets to support individuals, groups or classes of children aged 7 and upwards.
This guidebook can be used to:
- Help children understand the value of kindness, both to themselves and to others
- Nurture the moral development of children
- Support children who may be struggling with self-worth and self-kindness
This guidebook is available to purchase as part of a two-component set, Negotiating the World of Friendships and Relationships: A ‘Cool to be Kind’ Storybook and Practical Resource. It can be used by teachers, support staff and therapists to teach and promote kindness.
Table of Contents
Session 1 Cool
Session 2 Coco and Kez
Session 3 Otto and Indra
Session 4 Ollie and Nina
Session 5 Ling and Danny
Session 6 Cool to be Kind
1 – Super-powers
2 – Feelings
3 – How might it feel?
4 – Calm
5 – My Map of Me
6 – Thoughts
7 – Send a Cool to be Kind Message
8 – Like / Not Like Continuum Cards
9 – Cool to be Kind Cards
10 – Kind to Me Cards
Liz Bates is an independent education consultant. She supports both primary and secondary schools in all aspects of Emotional Health and Wellbeing, including whole school approaches, training staff and delivering talks to parents. Liz is a Protective Behaviours Trainer, a Wellbeing Award Advisor for Optimus and a Schools Engagement Trainer for The Anna Freud Centre.