#Resource Diary Entry 45: ‘I’m a citizen of the world’ #globalcitizen #globalmigration #moving #crossculture #identity #FIGT2019

I came across this resource at a Families in Global Transition Conference. This book offers interesting content, images and metaphors that can be discussed with a child in preparation to a move abroad or back to their home country. It also presents different activities…

#Resource Diary Entry 44: My Moving Booklet #globalmigration #moving #school #classroom #teachers #FIGT2019

I came across this booklet at a Families in Global Transition Conference. This booklet offers different activities and ideas when working with children who are needing to say goodbye. It provides a framework to support the teacher in implementing different strategies in the classroom….

#Resource Diary Entry 43: Kids On The Move #globalmigration #moving #TCK #FIGT2019

I came across this great resource at a Families in Global Transition Conference. This book provides ideas and activities when working with children who are moving to different countries. It also offers activities that can be used for therapeutic support in many situations. For…

#Resource Diary Entry 42: #Sleep and #Nightmares

Great activity book including therapeutic stories, activities and reflections about different issues associated with sleep and nightmares. Activities include (only to name a few) sentence completion suggestions, bed time plans and nightmares recording maps. Neon is a character that is helping the child to…

#Resource Diary Entry 41:Helping Children Bereaved by Suicide

Although a particular sensitive issue, this book is well presented by gently introducing a number of important issues related to a parent dying by suicide. First, the character is experiencing feelings of isolation and helplessness which evolve as the story develops into loss when…

#Resource Diary Entry 40: #Dyslexia

I recently assessed children who really needed some help in understanding their difficulties in reading and writing. This book presents a number of related issues associated with reading and writing difficulties such as feelings, needing to practise and hidden talents. This book would support…

#Resource Diary Entry 39: Listening to My Body #mindfulness #sensations #feelings

Great book for lots of different purposes. The author talks about different feelings and sensations and how these can be different and how to understand these. The book is interactive where the listener is asked to practise deep breathing or other mindfulness activities. I…

#Resource Diary Entry 38: #ANewYearforAllStudents #Transition #GoodLuck

Students are starting a new academic year! How exciting! Some may be nervous, as well as excited, some may be confident and others shy. We all deal with a new experience in different ways. When working with students about new beginnings, I like the…

Transition to School Activities during the Summer Holidays

As many may be enjoying the summer holidays, time if flying by and a transition to a new school may be looming. An amazing adventure ahead, it may also be nerve racking and full of emotions. We are currently experiencing just that at the…

#Resource Diary Entry 37: Self-Identity and Autism

Great story about self-identity and autism. The zebra feels that he stands out from others because of his autism. He also feels that everyone only sees him with his autism. His mother helps him navigate these feelings by facilitating his thinking about other qualities…

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