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Reflecting the latest best practice and written by experts, Speechmark resources are designed to support and inspire practitioners across education, health and social care. Our practical and easy-to-use materials will help to save you time and enhance your effectiveness.

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Social & Emotional Skills (Pre 2012)

Creative and practical resources, designed to help explore and support social and emotional development. Created for specific ages, social and life-situations, these resources initiate stimulated discussion and interaction.

  • A House Full of Emotions

    By Cego Publishers

    A House Full of Emotions is a proven and powerful tool to help older children name and identify feelings and how they affect their relationships with others. Delightfully illustrated, the activities are centred around the more advanced feelings of excited, lonely, unhappy, frightened, shy, ashamed,…

    GME – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • A Box Full of Feelings

    By Marina Kog, Julia Moons

    A Box Full of Feelings is designed to support the social-emotional development of children aged two to seven. The set is built around four basic feelings happy, sad, angry and afraid. The Box contains the basic material to get children involved in more than 20 different activities, all year round.…

    Pack – 2017-03-01
    Routledge

  • Emotional Wellbeing

    An Introductory Handbook

    By Sheila Burton, Gillian Shotton

    This is an essential book for those wishing to make a positive contribution to the emotional ethos of their place of work. Written by two popular and experienced authors who offer training to school staff, it aims to help people learn about emotional literacy and promote it with individuals, groups…

    Paperback – 2011-12-01
    Routledge

  • Behaviour Blob Cards

    By Pip Wilson

    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
    Blobs

  • The Rainbow Game

    Rainbow promotes personal and social development in all age groups. The game facilitates the raising of self-awareness while developing communication skills between players. These skills are readily transferable to every day life encounters.  With three levels available - the third being the…

    GME – 2011-08-11
    Routledge

  • Anger Blob Cards

    By Pip Wilson

    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
    Blobs

  • How Do I... Make Choices?

    By Alison Roberts, Amy Roberts

    Making important choices can be so difficult that it may feel like a crisis for some people, with even the smallest choices proving challenging. These cards provide an ideal platform to help participants to make informed choices by: Practising; Expressing; and, Discussing the reasons for their…

    FLC – 2010-10-29
    Routledge

  • The Blobs Training Manual

    A Speechmark Practical Training Manual

    By Pip Wilson

    Discover the full potential of the Blobs! Eagerly awaited, this comprehensive resource book for understanding and using Blobs provides: a fantastic insight into Blobs and Blob Trees, their development and the theory behind them; clear instructions on how Blobs can be used to discuss a wide variety…

    Paperback – 2010-09-30
    Routledge

  • Blob Feelings Ball

    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
    Blobs

  • How Do I...Make Friends?

    By Alison Roberts

    Many young people find making or keeping friends, or even understanding the purpose of having a friend a real struggle. Difficulties may arise in getting a friendship started, breaking into a popular group, or thinking of the most likely places to find people with similar interests. Help is needed…

    FLC – 2010-01-29
    Routledge

  • How Do I...Get a Job?

    By Alison Roberts

    This game is designed as a resource to help young people learn to understand and prepare for work experience, job-seeking, interviews and coping in the workplace. In particular young people with a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum find interviews difficult in the same way as they may struggle with…

    FLC – 2010-01-29
    Routledge

  • Let's Talk

    Feelings

    By Nicholls Sue

    This book presents a card game to enable people to become more aware of their feelings. For adults and children; With individuals or in small groups, home, school (eg circle time, learning support), therapy; Adaptable: 5 min ice breaker to 6 separate workshop sessions; and it can be played with a…

    FLC – 2009-08-04
    Routledge
    Games for Talking

  • Family Blob Cards

    By Pip Wilson

    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
    Blobs

  • Big Book of Blob Trees

    By Pip Wilson

    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
    Blobs

  • Big Book of Blobs

    By Pip Wilson

    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
    Blobs

  • Draw on Your Relationships

    Creative Ways to Explore, Understand and Work Through Important Relationship Issues

    By Margot Sunderland

    Written by the award-winning author of Draw on Your Emotions, this book is designed for professionals to help people explore, communicate and learn more about themselves in light of their relationships. Many children, teenagers and adults never sit down to reflect on their relationships. As a…

    Paperback – 2008-06-27
    Routledge
    Draw On

  • Feelings Blob Cards

    By Pip Wilson

    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
    Blobs

  • Emotions Blob Cards

    By Pip Wilson

    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
    Blobs

  • The Feelings Artbook

    Promoting Emotional Literacy Through Drawing

    By Ruby Radburn

    48 activities that explore emotional issues through drawing. For many children, drawing is a more pleasurable activity than writing. These activities and worksheets use drawing as the basis for exploring emotional issues and promoting children's emotional literacy. The book is intended for anyone…

    Paperback – 2008-03-04
    Routledge

  • Learning to Become Socially Talented Children

    By Karen Palmer-Roach

    This resource includes more than 70 worksheets to make social and emotional learning fun! This resource uses exciting graphics, games and activities to engage and stimulate children in the learning process. It deals with a wide range of issues that affect children today.…

    Paperback – 2008-01-28
    Routledge

  • Practical Ideas for Emotional Intelligence

    By Jacqui Blades

    This book covers a wide range of emotional literacy topics relevant to todays young people and can be used in any setting by learning mentors and other professionals. Each topic includes group and individual session activities, solutions to problems, take home tasks and tips for the professional.…

    Paperback – 2007-09-30
    Routledge

  • Moving on Up!

    Surviving School Transition for 10- to 12-Year-Olds

    By Newcastle City Council

    Designed with the help of pupils, this board game prepares students for making the transition to a new school - whether from First to Middle, Middle to High or Primary to Secondary. Using four sets of question cards, covering motivation, solution, school and responsibility, students will learn…

    GME – 2006-03-09
    Routledge

  • Therapeutic Groupwork with Children

    By Joost Drost, Sydney Bayley

    This hands-on workbook is an invaluable resource for all professionals who work with young children, both in clinics and schools, including teachers, activity leaders and therapists. It provides an overview of the book's basis in humanistic philosophy, a discussion of the role of group leaders and…

    Paperback – 2001-06-28
    Routledge

  • Sometimes I Feel ...

    By Pia Jones

    This beautifully illustrated card set is a practical tool for promoting emotional literacy with children aged from 4 to 8 years. The central characters (a boy and a girl) express and share their different feelings, both positive and difficult, using the language of metaphor, for example, 'Sometimes…

    FLC – 1999-01-01
    Routledge

  • The Emotional Curriculum for Young Adults

    The Emotional Curriculum for Early Teens is an emotional literacy programme for KS3. It provides secondary school staff with a flexible and comprehensive approach to promoting the emotional literacy and well being of young people in their care. Introducing the Focus on Feelings programme, it…

    LLF – 1999-01-01
    Routledge

  • Draw on Your Emotions

    By Margot Sunderland

    This manual contains a series of structured "easy to do" picture exercises to help people of all ages express, communicate and deal more effectively with their emotions in everyday life. Providing a series of photocopiable illustrations, it is a source of effective ready made material. This book…

    Paperback – 1997-11-30
    Routledge
    Draw On

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TALKABOUT

TALKABOUT is the hugely poplar resources series by Alex Kelly which includes practical books to help staff to develop social skills.

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