This set of 48 cards carefully provides an introduction to the nature and experience of loss through bereavement. The cards are particularly designed to use with children who may be confronted with bereavement for the first time and have no experience or knowledge of how to understand and cope with their loss and fears. The images on the cards go through from the moment of being told of their death, a variety of ways a person dies, the feelings of loss and anger, the funeral service and life following this event. The cards can also be used individually, or combined to create other situations. It is ideal for use by bereavement counsellors. There are 15 suggested ways to use the cards detailed in the accompanying booklet. The images have been produced in conjunction with Helen MacKinnon of 'Seasaw' Bereavement Group. Contents: 48 full-colour cards, 125 x 82mm plus instruction booklet, boxed.
The Big Book of Blob Trees features 70 different Blob trees that can be used as prompts to explore feelings. This unique collection of Blob trees with its range of different Blob characters is a fabulous way of opening up discussions about feelings and developing understanding of emotions, empathy and self-awareness. The trees show a variety of different scenarios that people may relate to, and can be used as a springboard for conversations with people of any age group. This second edition includes a new set of Blob trees relevant to many topical issues, including Blob trees themed around autism, eating, free speech, anxiety and smartphones. Each Blob tree comes with suggested questions that can be used to guide the discussion; for example: Which Blob do you feel like? Which Blob seems happiest? Which Blob confuses you? Which Blob annoys you, and why? Which Blob would you like to feel like? Offering handy photocopiable resources, The Big Book of Blob Trees provides a unique way to initiate discussion and gently approach emotive topics with individuals or groups.
The Big Book of Blobs is a collection of Blob pictures that can be used as prompts to explore feelings. The relatable Blob characters are depicted in many different situations which can be used as a springboard for meaningful discussion on a range of issues and topics. The Blobs in this collection are organised into themes of places, issues, occasions and personal development, and include scenarios such as beach, cinema, city, concert, home, playground, bullying, death, fame, money, parents, romance, sleep, Christmas, Easter, Olympics, body, caring and feelings. This second edition includes new Blob pictures in areas such as bereavement, self-harming, faith and A&E. Each Blob picture comes with suggested questions that can be used to guide the discussion; ranging from straightforward questions (Which Blob is happy?) to more personal questions designed to explore opinions and feelings (Which Blob do you not understand? Which Blob would you like to be?). Offering handy photocopiable resources, The Big Book of Blobs provides a unique way to initiate conversations on a range of topics with individuals or groups of any age.