VRRHHMMM! Sqeeeealll! Putter, gurgle or DING!!! What kind of car are you today?! If you've never used Car'R'Us then strap on your motoring goggles and make the acquaintance of these boisterous, quiet, shy, angry, happy and just plain goofy car characters, who provide rich metaphors what it is to be human.
Inspired by Choice Theory and Reality Therapy, Cars'R'Us is a unique, interactive tool for exploring both emotions and the significance of choices in our lives. The 52 Fleet Cards are accompanied by 16 Know Your Vehicle Cards, designed to help you think about the choices you make and the interconnections between your feelings, body messages, thoughts and actions. There are also 10 Thinking Bubbles, a Journey Planner and an Owners’ Manual for building conversations about decisions, planning and the actions we take.
Don’t feel daunted by the complexity of this card set. Cars'R'Us can be used in the same ways as other resources in our Feelings Collection. The Fleet Cards are ideal for talking about goals and how we feel or respond in particular situations, and the car metaphor is perfect for engaging boys and men in these important conversations.
These are just some of the countless questions to explore with this colourful cavalcade of car characters!
*Ways of noticing our emotional and mental wellbeing* The Growing Well card set consists of 50 laminated write on/wipe off cards with key statements that can be used as indicators of mental wellbeing. As well as the statement, each card features a scale made up of six small boxes with an illustration inside each box. The illustrations show the six stages of a seed growing into a seedling and, finally, a tree. Anyone can select a card, read the statement on the card and, if they wish, mark a... More info
Picture This Cards are a tool that can help to create respectful ways of working with people. An image, especially a photograph, can have a unique ability to help develop relationships with people and stimulate the imagination, memory and emotions. The 75 original, evocative photographs that make up Picture This offer opportunities for people of all ages to reflect on their experiences and communicate with others. Some of these full-colour images are poignant, some are heart-warming and others are tinged with humour. This highly interpretive tool can open up conversations,... More info
Just released are the ‘Strengths in Nature’ Cards. These cards can be used with a wide range of clients individually or in groups and are suitable for young adults through to older people. They would be of use to counsellors, welfare workers, group facilitators and teachers to name a few. Through images of nature, the cards are designed to provoke feelings which can allow for greater awareness and insight of issues a person may be facing. Sourced from renowned Australian photographer Toni Fuller and encompassing Australia these cards are... More info