Wellbeing in Schools

The Wellbeing Collection which is packed full of lesson plans, games and activities to support wellbeing in schools. 

Pupil Wellbeing

  • Supporting Children and Young People with Anxiety

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Herrick, Barbara Redman-White

    This accessible and user-friendly resource will help a wide range of adults support children and young people with anxiety. Clear information on the nature of anxiety is combined with helpful ideas, practical strategies and resources to help adults feel confident in understanding and managing the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05
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  • Developing Children’s Resilience and Mental Health

    REAL Skills for All Aged 4-8, 1st Edition

    By Susana Goncalves Viana

    With the increased focus on providing for children’s mental health, there is ever more demand for resources that will support educational settings to help children develop the skills needed to cope in today’s world. This book presents nursery and school staff with a simple, jargon-free guide which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge

  • Emotional Wellbeing

    An Introductory Handbook for Schools, 2nd Edition

    By Gillian Shotton, Sheila Burton

    This is an essential resource for educators working to support emotional wellbeing in children and young people. Written by the team behind the Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) training programme, it provides practical suggestions that can be implemented straight away to make a positive…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13
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  • Gymtherapy

    Developing emotional wellbeing and resilience in children through the medium of movement, 1st Edition

    By Rebekah Pierre

    This highly practical resource introduces the concept of ‘Gymtherapy’; a pioneering approach to working with children that uses movement as a means of promoting emotional wellbeing. Gymtherapy brings together the physical and emotional benefits of activity alongside the importance of safeguarding…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10
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  • 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 – 2018-05-01
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    Blobs

  • 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 – 2018-05-01
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    Blobs

  • A Good Education

    A New Model of Learning to Enrich Every Child, 1st Edition

    By Margaret White

    This book provides an answer to one of the key questions of our time: namely, what constitutes a good education. Presenting a ‘four-dimensional’ model, it directly considers the essential elements a good education should include. Through forging this framework and outlaying its origins,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge

  • 99 Activities to Nurture Successful and Resilient Children

    A Comprehensive Programme to Develop Fundamental Life Skills, 1st Edition

    By Susana Goncalves Viana

    99 Activities to Nurture Successful and Resilient Children is a comprehensive and interactive programme filled with practical activities, aimed at schools and education professionals in order to support children in developing their happiness and resilience. Covering twenty eight skill areas, this…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Graphic Lives: The Set

    1st Edition

    By Carol Holliday, Jo Browning Wroe

    Graphic Lives is a series of highly engaging graphic novels for young people who may need counselling and psychotherapy. Each book introduces the difficulties faced by a teenage character and follows them as they travel on their therapeutic journey with a skilled and creative therapist. The key…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
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    Graphic Lives

  • Teaching Mindfulness in Schools

    Stories and Exercises for All Ages and Abilities, 1st Edition

    By Penny Moon

    Teaching Mindfulness in Schools is a practical teaching toolkit for educators and all professionals concerned with the social and emotional wellbeing of children. The book offers clear introductions to the many aspects and benefits of mindfulness for young people, as well as a wealth of practical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
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  • The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox

    A guide for educators and health professionals, 1st Edition

    By Madhavi Nawana Parker

    The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox is an inspiring book and a beacon for social emotional change in schools. Within these pages teachers and other professionals will find fantastic resources that they can easily implement in the classroom. By following this programme, teachers will see their…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
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  • Jumpstart! Wellbeing

    Games and activities for ages 7-14, 1st Edition

    By Steve Bowkett, Kevin Hogston

    This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will help teachers to develop children’s mental and emotional wellbeing while also including the thinking skills necessary for learning. The authors show how developing such skills within the context of a wellbeing agenda aids children’s…

    Paperback – 2016-08-25
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    Jumpstart

  • Keeping Minds Happy and Healthy

    A handbook for teachers, 1st Edition

    By Pat Guy

    Keeping Minds Happy and Healthy is a practical resource for teachers and shows how pupils can achieve and maintain excellent mental health. It focuses on identifying the main causes of unhappiness, stress and anxiety, by examining the difficulties a school system can inadvertently create for pupils…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18
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Staff Wellbeing

  • The Elephant in the Staffroom

    How to reduce stress and improve teacher wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Chris Eyre

    The Elephant in the Staffroom is the survival guide that every busy teacher needs for practical advice on teacher wellbeing. Written in an informal, conversational style, the book is divided into 40 bite-size chunks, covering a range of essential topics from understanding and avoiding burnout, to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
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  • The Confident Teacher

    Developing successful habits of mind, body and pedagogy, 1st Edition

    By Alex Quigley

    The Confident Teacher offers a practical, step-by-step guide to developing the habits, characteristics and pedagogy that will enable you to do the best job possible. It unveils the tacit knowledge of great teachers and combines it with respected research and popular psychology. Covering topics such…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
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Nurturing Emotional Resilience Storybooks

  • How Monsters Wish to Feel

    A Story about Emotional Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Juliette Ttofa

    How Monsters Wish to Feel is a therapeutic story about a journey to develop emotional resilience. Through the analogy of monsters, it depicts a tale of how a child’s needs can sometimes become distorted, so that the needs we see expressed through outward behaviour (the monster) mask the true,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
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    Nurturing Emotional Resilience Storybooks

  • The Day the Sky Fell In

    A Story about Finding Your Element, 1st Edition

    By Juliette Ttofa

    The Day the Sky Fell In is a therapeutic story about letting go of worries and emotional baggage. When a determined girl climbs a difficult path up a cliff, the sky rains down mystery objects on her which she catches and carries with her. Her journey becomes more and more difficult and when she…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
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    Nurturing Emotional Resilience Storybooks

  • The Girl Who Collected Her Own Echo

    A Story about Friendship, 1st Edition

    By Juliette Ttofa

    The Girl who Collected Her Own Echo is a therapeutic story about finding friendship. In the story, a little girl lives by herself and loves to sing. One day whilst she is singing in a mysterious cave, she thinks that her echo must be the sound of other children singing, but she is too shy to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
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    Nurturing Emotional Resilience Storybooks

  • The Boy Who Longed to Look at the Sun

    A Story about Self-Care, 1st Edition

    By Juliette Ttofa

    The Boy who Longed to Look at the Sun is a therapeutic story about self-care. It tells the story of a boy who loves playing outside and becomes fixated with looking at the sun, even though he has been warned it can hurt his eyes. Eventually the boy realises that his priorities have become skewed…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Nurturing Emotional Resilience Storybooks

  • The Hot and Bothered Air Balloon

    A Story about Feeling Stressed, 1st Edition

    By Juliette Ttofa

    The Hot and Bothered Air Balloon is a therapeutic story about feeling stressed. In the story, a hot air balloon is so hot and bothered that he is stuck high up in the air. With the help of a friendly puffin, the hot air balloon is able to come down to earth feeling better and more relaxed. The…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
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    Nurturing Emotional Resilience Storybooks

  • The Boat Star

    A Story about Loss, 1st Edition

    By Juliette Ttofa

    The Boat Star is a therapeutic story about dealing with a painful loss and taking comfort in good memories. In this poignant story, a boy loses a special feather and goes on a magical journey to try to recover it. Although he doesn’t find his feather, he is comforted by the memory of the feather…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
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    Nurturing Emotional Resilience Storybooks

  • The Tale of Two Fishes

    A Story about Resilient Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Juliette Ttofa

    The Tale of Two Fishes is a therapeutic story about developing resilient thinking. A little girl feeds blue fishes with up-turned mouths and red fishes with down-turned mouths. The more she feeds the red fish, the bigger and more angry they become. The girl realises that if she feeds the blue fish…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
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    Nurturing Emotional Resilience Storybooks

  • Nurturing Emotional Resilience in Vulnerable Children and Young People

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Juliette Ttofa

    Nurturing Emotional Resilience in Vulnerable Children and Young People is a guidebook that provides a framework and practical strategies to support children’s emotional resilience at a whole-school and more targeted level. Underpinned by research into the concept of resilience, the book centers…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10
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    Nurturing Emotional Resilience Storybooks

Helping Children With Feelings Series

Draw on

  • Draw on Your Relationships

    Creative Ways to Explore, Understand and Work Through Important Relationship Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Margot Sunderland, Nicky Armstrong

    Draw on Your Relationships is a bestselling resource to help people of all ages express, communicate and deal more effectively with their emotions through drawing. Built around five key themes, each section contains a simple picture exercise with clear objectives, instructions and suggestions for…

    Paperback – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge
    Draw On

  • The Relationship Cards

    1st Edition

    By Margot Sunderland, Nicky Armstrong

    The Relationship Cards are 48 emotive and artistic images designed to help people to review the key relationships in their lives in a meaningful and often transformative way. The cards provide an engaging way for people to talk about and clarify their feelings, while reflecting on what they value…

    FLC – 2018-10-01
    Routledge
    Draw On

  • The Emotion Cards

    1st Edition

    By Margot Sunderland, Nicky Armstrong

    The Emotion Cards are 48 emotive and artistic images designed to help people to review their emotions and their relationships in a meaningful and often transformative way. The cards are designed to capture the deeper truth of how people experience their life, offering poignant descriptions for what…

    FLC – 2018-05-23
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    Draw On

  • Draw on Your Emotions

    2nd Edition

    By Margot Sunderland, Nicky Armstrong

    Draw on Your Emotions is a bestselling resource to help people of all ages express, communicate and deal more effectively with their emotions through drawing. Built around five key themes, each section contains a simple picture exercise with clear objectives, instructions and suggestions for…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge
    Draw On

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