A Pocket of Stones consists of 12 ceramic heads hand-crafted by Yvonne Cahill, an artist and social worker from Castlemaine in Central Victoria. Each head is approximately 30 x 30mm and is expressing a different emotion. The set of 12 stone heads come in an attractive canvas pouch with a drawstring. Attached to the pouch is a small booklet of suggestions on how to use the stones, including tips for their use in family work. This unique resource can be used by itself or with other play therapy materials to open up conversations about what is happening in our lives and how we stay in charge of our feelings.
Social workers, pre-school and primary teachers, chaplains, early childhood workers, brickies, stone masons and psychologists: here’s a truly hands-on resource for walking the rocky road towards emotional wellbeing.
A cube full of delightful characters from the famous card set for talking about feelings: The Bears. Forty-four different Bears, all on one cube—happy, sad, surprised, anxious, cheerful, angry, proud, scared—and many more. Counsellors, social workers, teachers and parents know how important it is to build emotional intelligence. Many children and adults love the movement of their hands as they talk about their feelings using this tactile resource. Find a Bear for how you feel right now Find a Bear for someone you know Find Bears for... More info
Meebie blossomed from an idea to make it easier for kids to express emotions in the way they know best: play. The challenge included creating a toy that kids would love, was faithfully rugged ... and a little quirky. Play therapists professionals who work with children to resolve traumatic experiences using the child's language of play swiftly adopted Meebie into their practices. As kids gravitated to Meebie, therapists evaluated, thoroughly tested, and ultimately helped form the dependable, endearing Meebie of today. Biggest compliment? Not only do therapists rely on Meebie... More info
*Tools for thinking, taking and writing* Sometimes simple is best. Here is a set of 12 visual metaphors, each with three questions on the back. These versatile paper tools will open doors to new conversations – super fast! Photocopy both side and use them in: counselling, workshops, self-care, goal setting, storytelling, classrooms, team building, supervision, creative writing ….anywhere meaningful conversations are important. What’s your message in a bottle? What’s your next step? What’s your bright idea? Is there an elephant in the room? Where are you heading? What’s you sparkling... More info