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This resource will bring an animal-loving slant into your guidance lessons and provide you with a collection of more than 100 lessons, reproducible worksheets, games and discussion questions that are ready to use. For some of these lessons you might find it helpful to bring in a described pet from home. For others you might be able to use some of the pets found in classrooms in your school. If you cannot find a live animal ambassador you might use puppets, stuffed animals or printed animal images.
Animal-assisted guidance and therapy has been shown to increase empathy for others acting as a catalyst for the expression of emotions, enhancing self-esteem, improving self-control, expanding social competence, decreasing feelings of stress and diminishing feelings of social isolation.
Unforgettable animal-themed lessons are provided to help children learn about topics such as:
Author: Patty Stang-Erickson, Ed.S. & Val Rae Boe, M.Ed.
The Big Red Bird is a delightful caring feathered friend. In this story, she becomes very upset after she notices some children yelling, arguing and name calling at one another. But the The Big Red Bird knew a wonderful skill to help herself calm down so she could think better about doing the right thing. Then she teaches the children how to use this skill using some of her red feathers. This book provides a fun, unforgettable way children can improve their self-regulation when they are upset, or... More info
*No refund on this item: Was: $28.30* *Reduced by 20% - Now $22.60* Girls in the Lead is a theatre therapy and arts activity-based program designed to help girls navigate their adolescent years and become strong smart and confident adult women. It is the first program of its kind to use fun interactive and engaging exercises to effectively combat relational aggression and teach healthy conflict resolution skills. This book's unique curriculum mixes theatre performing arts improvisation and creative writing and discussion to help girls understand the dynamics of relational aggression decrease... More info
*No refund on this item: Was: $24.50* *Reduced by 20% - Now $19.60* There is a Native American proverb that notes, “When a man moves away from nature, his heart hardens”. This book, which contains 121 true animal/nature stories and activities, encourages readers to get outside and reconnect with nature. Although the books main focus is on compassion, it also provides valuable lessons on such topics as creativity, overcoming adversities, courage, problem solving, patience grief and perseverance. All of the one-page stories and activities are reproducible. Both young and old will... More info