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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.
All of us make many, many choices each day. Each choice will result in something that will happen afterwards. If we “Stop” and “Think” before we act, we are much more likely to make better choices. This book will help children learn about choices they make every day and their outcomes or consequences. It presents several common, real-life situations, each with a choice to be made. Children are encouraged to compare what will likely happen if they make a good choice, versus a bad choice. Children are told to... More info
WINNER OF THE MOM'S CHOICE AWARD! Many children can relate to others stirring up drama or being overly dramatic themselves. In this story Drama Llama always stirred up trouble among her animal friends. She liked to spread rumours and gossip and start trouble between the other animals. Eventually the other animals catch on to who is starting all the rumours and they stop talking to the Drama Llama. She then becomes very sad and lonely until some of her former friends confront her about her behaviour. They let her... More info
*No refund on this item: Was: $18.35* *Reduced by 20% - Now $14.65* Counsellors, parents and teachers will find this book to be one of the most unique thought-provoking practical and somewhat unconventional guides they've ever picked up. It is based on recent research that tells us that a person's grit (hard work, determination, perseverance) combined with good soft (social) skills are better predictors of future success than IQ grade point averages and standardised test scores. Although the book focuses on several serious topics it is filled with humour short... More info