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Blobs are delightful characters (without gender or age) that help facilitate and stimulate meaningful discussions about difficult issues or situations. Individuals or groups can start discussions by identifying themselves, or others, with an individual or group of blobs whose actions or feelings represent their own.

The series includes a range of activities, books and posters, suitable for all ages.

  • The Big Book of Blob Trees book cover

    The Big Book of Blob Trees

    2nd Edition

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    The Big Book of Blob Trees features 70 different Blob trees that can be used as prompts to explore feelings. This unique collection of Blob trees with its range of different Blob characters is a fabulous way of opening up discussions about feelings and developing understanding of emotions, empathy…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18 
    Routledge
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  • The Big Book of Blobs book cover

    The Big Book of Blobs

    2nd Edition

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    The Big Book of Blobs is a collection of Blob pictures that can be used as prompts to explore feelings. The relatable Blob characters are depicted in many different situations which can be used as a springboard for meaningful discussion on a range of issues and topics. The Blobs in this collection…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18 
    Routledge
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  • Big Book of Blob Feelings book cover

    Big Book of Blob Feelings

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    The Big Book of Blob Feelings uses questions linked to specially selected, photocopiable pictures to help you explore feelings with those who struggle to communicate about their emotions. Tried, tested and loved internationally, this inspirational resource includes a wealth of material around: Blob…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
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  • The Blob Visual Emotional Thesaurus book cover

    The Blob Visual Emotional Thesaurus

    By Ian Long

    This unique visual thesaurus is designed to help writers of all ages to develop their emotional literacy. The book focuses solely upon emotions. Spanning circa 140 emotional words it is divided into three sections: ranges of emotions (offering a visual spectrum to be referred to by writers unsure…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
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  • Blob School book cover

    Blob School

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    Blob School is an educational resource designed specifically for one of the main purchasers of the Blobs  -  teachers! This practical resource aims to cover all the key areas of school life so that teachers, assistants, school workers, pupils and parents can reflect upon a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-06
    Routledge
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  • The Big Book of Blob Feelings: Book 2 book cover

    The Big Book of Blob Feelings

    Book 2, 2nd Edition

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    A special selection of photocopiable blob pictures designed for work on feelings. Arranged into four sections, the contents include: Blob Theory - Blob trees the id/ego/superego, needs, shadows Emotions - anger, anger cycle, calm, depression, disappointed, happy, hate, hyper, jealousy, lonely,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-30
    Routledge
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  • Blob Bereavement Cards book cover

    Blob Bereavement Cards

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    This set of 48 cards carefully provides an introduction to the nature and experience of loss through bereavement. The cards are particularly designed to use with children who may be confronted with bereavement for the first time and have no experience or knowledge of how to understand and cope with…

    FLC – 2013-11-13
    Routledge
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  • The Blob Anger Book book cover

    The Blob Anger Book

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    When was the last time someone 'made you' angry? It's amazing just how many times in a day a situation arises that can 'cause us' to boil over. Anger management is a way to become more conscious of how we react to a situation which triggers us to become angry. Identifying these trigger points is…

    Paperback – 2012-03-30
    Routledge
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  • Giant Blob Tree Poster book cover

    Giant Blob Tree Poster

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    The original Blob Tree was created in the early 1980s by Pip and Ian as an effective way of communicating with young people and adults who found reading difficult, and quickly proved to be accessible to children and young people of all ages. The Tree stands for a group, a family, an organisation,…

    Poster – 2012-01-28
    Routledge
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  • Behaviour Blob Cards book cover

    Behaviour Blob Cards

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    Behaviour is always in the news. Sometimes we praise people for their endeavour, their heroism and their love. Generally we complain about people for their laziness, arrogance, pettiness and bad behaviour. The media are full of it and our daily conversation is filled with what our acquaintances or…

    FLC – 2011-08-31
    Routledge
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  • Anger Blob Cards book cover

    Anger Blob Cards

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    Anger can control our lives... or we can control our anger. Our feelings are so important to our life; if we start the day feeling low we can miss vital moments and interactions. We can be ruled by our feelings, especially those we learned as young children, such as anger or rejection as well as…

    FLC – 2011-01-28
    Routledge
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  • Blob Feelings Ball book cover

    Blob Feelings Ball

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    This is an animated way to discuss feelings Throw, roll, pass the ball and the recipient then chooses a blob character that best describes how they feel. The ball illustrates a variety of blob characters which depict various feelings such as: anger; happiness; sadness; wary; and fear. Approx size:…

    Paperback – 2010-01-30
    Routledge
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  • Teenage Life Blob Cards book cover

    Teenage Life Blob Cards

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    This title presents an effective tool to explore teenage issues. Blobs are a way of communicating using two of the first languages which are learnt as children - body language and feelings. These cards provide a tool to consider and discuss a multitude of positive and negative teenager feelings and…

    FLC – 2009-12-31
    Routledge
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  • Blobtastic Sticker Book book cover

    Blobtastic Sticker Book

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    Includes 1,800 colourful stickers. Suitable for children, this sticker book is made up of six different designs of blob characters.…

    Paperback – 2009-03-31
    Routledge
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  • Family Blob Cards book cover

    Family Blob Cards

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    The various family scenarios depicted in this set of cards provide an opportunity for individual or groupwork concerning all aspects of family life and the situations that arise from it. Each scenario is color coded with 6-9 cards telling a short story. The cards can also be used individually, or…

    FLC – 2009-03-31
    Routledge
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  • Big Book of Blob Trees book cover

    Big Book of Blob Trees

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    This title features 50 different blob trees to explore feelings. This unique collection of Blob trees with all its various Blob characters is a fabulous way of opening up discussions about feelings and developing the understanding of emotions, empathy and self-awareness. The different trees show…

    Paperback – 2009-03-21
    Routledge
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  • Big Book of Blobs book cover

    Big Book of Blobs

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    This is a photocopiable collection of blob pictures to promote discussion. These blob pictures offer a unique way to initiate discussion about all sorts of issues and subjects. They are organised into themes and scenarios that include: places - beach, cinema, cliff, concert, disco, homes,…

    Paperback – 2008-07-11
    Routledge
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  • Feelings Blob Cards book cover

    Feelings Blob Cards

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    This work helps initiate discussion and reflection about feelings. What are the Blobs? They are neither male nor female, young or old, slave or free! They are open to interpretation. Each character could be you, your best friend or a personal enemy. What's true for you might be completely the…

    FLC – 2008-05-07
    Routledge
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  • Emotions Blob Cards book cover

    Emotions Blob Cards

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    Encourage young people to talk about emotions. What are the Blobs? They are neither male nor female, young or old, slave or free! They are open to interpretation. Each character could be you, your best friend or a personal enemy. What's true for you might be completely the opposite for someone else…

    FLC – 2008-05-07
    Routledge
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