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  • A Ferret Named Phil

    $26.95
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    There’s a new children’s book out that every mum, dad and grandparent is going to want to include in the bedtime routine. 
    ‘A Ferret Named Phil’ is the heartwarming story of a little ferret (Phil) who overcomes a bully without resorting to violence. It’s an important message for kids of all ages told through fun rhyme and accompanied by beautiful watercolour illustrations. The book is fast becoming a favourite with kids, teachers and parents alike.
    Written by William Reimer and Illustrated by James Moore, published in 2015
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  • BEST Playground Toolbox 4 Beating Bullying & Teasing


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    For Kids - The playground can be a place of fun and friendship and also a place where children can experience the nastiness of bullying and teasing. This Notebook shows children how to identify what’s happening to them and positively and assertively stick up for themselves. It’s a life skill – and the Kids’ Notebook helps children to scale their playground experiences and then to deal with those experiences accordingly with amazing tips, tricks, and simple solutions.  Bullying and teasing is a very real and often unavoidable part of the Primary School years – so this little book is fun of easy to read an practical TOOLS for managing the tough stuff well with amazing tips, tricks, and simple solutions.

    For Parents - Parents can feel very disempowered with dealing with teasing and bullying that their child might be experiencing. What are the choices, how do you teach a child to positively and assertively stand up for themselves?  The Parents’ Notebook helps parents to understand the differences between bullying and teasing and then introduces a range of tried, tested and proven TOOLS for helping their child to manage it early, positively, assertively and proactively.  

    These booklets support each other so we have them available individually, and also as a combo.


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  • BEST Playground Toolbox Friends, Fitting In


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    For Kids - Friends are important so having a Toolbox full of great TOOLS to manage friendships is essential to being happy and successful. Kids learn the life skills of unwrapping their friendliness package, joining in, dealing with the nasty stuff like being excluded and putting out Friendship Sparks, Flames and Fires. A must have Notebook for happy and successful Primary School children. Supported by a companion Parents’ Notebook.

    For Parents - Parents also need a Toolbox full of great TOOLS to help their child to manage friends and friendships. This must have Notebook goes hand in hand with the Kids Notebook above to help parents support their kids to learn valuable life skills.

    Available individually, or as a combo.   


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  • BS Toys Crazy Coordination Game

    $65.95
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    This is a great activity for helping children practice working together cooperatively, while at the same time using their proprioception to develop coordination and control to roll the balls in the right direction. With practice children can get faster. A great small group activity. 

    Includes 3 x wooden Challenge Boards of varying difficulty.

    Safe for children over 3 years but developmental skills of approx. 6 years+ needed. 
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  • Difficult Situations Fun Deck

    $23.75
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    Difficult Situations Fun Deck helps students discuss how they would react to a variety of stressful situations. For example, “Another student keeps looking at your answers during a test.” What would you do? Use these 56 illustrated cards to talk about safety, emotions, and different ways of acting in response to events that might occur. Improve reasoning, inferencing, sequencing, and memory skills too! Game ideas and content cards included. Cards measure 6.5cm  x 9cm and are stored in a sturdy storage tin.

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  • Early Social Scenes for School

    $26.95
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    Help younger children understand and learn how to respond appropriately in different social situations. These amusing (but true-to-life), reproducible school social scenes have a short caption describing typical school situations. Five follow-up questions and three extension activities give children opportunities to discuss and understand behavioural expectations at school. 60 pages. Suited for children aged 5-7 years.
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  • Eggspressions

    $28.90
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    These very cute egg-heads are a delightful idea for teaching children to identify and express feelings.

    The set includes 6 wooden eggs, each with adfiierent painted expression, and a lovely storybook with illustrations to explain each of the expressions. Children love following the adventure of the little egg family along the way.

    Made using eco-friendly woods and water-based paints. For 2 years +.

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  • Explorer Walkie Talkies

    $22.50
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    This set of 2 walkie talkies allow kids to talk to each other when they're off exploring the wilderness! and also when they're practicing specific speech therapy goals!! 
      
    Cool camouflage design. Easy to use and features a safety flexible antenna Built in clip on the back and volume control Requires 1 x 9V battery per unit (not included) Not suitable for children aged 3 years and under
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  • Friends and Neighbours Game

    $31.50
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    Friends and Neighbours is a matching game that focuses on emotions. Can players help a little girl who's sad because she's standing out in the rain or a boy who's afraid of the dark? Reach into the Helping Bag and Pull out a token - can it help someone on the game board? If so, it's a match! In playing the game and reading about the feelings and needs of the characters, adults can help their children recognise feelings in others - the first step to building empathy. 

    INCLUDES: 4 game boards, 14 tokens, 1 helping bag, 1 stop sign board, social and emotional intelligence parent guide and friends and neighbours story book.

    Age Recommendation: Ages 3 and up


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  • Read Between the Lines

    $45.50
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    Learning idioms is a piece of cake if you teach them in themes! Read Between the Lines! teaches 198 idioms in 10 different themes making them easier for children to learn and remember. 10 Different Themes
    • School
    • Clothes
    • Food
    • Sports
    • Colours
    • Animals
    • Head and Face
    • Legs and Arms
    • Money
    • Numbers
    The units teach idioms within the context of modern day conversations along with whimsical illustrations. Each conversation has a controlled readability of Year 3 or below. Use additional worksheet activities to reinforce and practice at home. 200 pages.
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  • Simply Social 7@School

    $45.95
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    Simply Social 7 at School has 200 pages of reproducible activities to help children develop stronger social skills. First students learn the Simply Social 7—the seven strategies that ensure positive relationships with their peers, teachers, parents, and other adults. Then students apply their knowledge during extension activities.
    Simply Social 7 at School reviews 50 topics that students with pragmatic difficulties struggle with the most. Topics range from everyday skills such as following directions, using greetings, and turn-taking, to more complex skills like giving advice, understanding figurative language, and understanding facial expressions. Simply Social 7 at School also includes a Social Skills Checklist to help you target where your students need help the most.
    Each topic includes:
    • Simply Social 7 Steps page that uses a scripted lesson to teach the social skill.
    • Look and Learn page that uses a humorous cartoon scene to illustrate the social skill lesson.
    • Think and Review page that presents different social situations for students to analyze and discuss.
    • Take-Home Practice page that gives parents a practical way to review the social skill.
    • Simply Social Superstar that can be awarded to students when they demonstrate mastery of the skill.

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  • Sound Bank Plus Dry Wipe

    $27.95
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    With simple record and play buttons this deluxe device provides the child with the opportunity to record up to 30 seconds of sound and play it back with ease. The microphone pick-up and recording quality are of a high standard providing excellent clarity. The design is simple and intuitive with big buttons. Children or teachers can write or draw pictures onto the device using a write on/wipe off pen. The snap on clear cover means that pictures can be inserted into the device for use in language work, science investigations or a whole range of activities. 

    On the back there is the option to select one of three sound levels for use in different classroom environments or outside and a ‘recording lock button’ to protect important recorded information from being over-written for example when linked to a classroom static display. The device comes with a wall mounting slot and magnets.

    A fun way for children to practice speaking and listening skills providing clear, direct feedback. Affordable and easy to use.


    Specification
    Requires 3 x AAA batteries. Size: 120mm

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  • The Ant Patrol - Children's Stories


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    The Ant Patrol Children's Stories are a resource that offers a treasure trove of strategies for parents and professionals alike. Creatively written and beautifully illustrated, these engaging stories strike at the heart of children's social and emotional development. Each of the six books in the set tells a story constructed around a key developmental issue relevant to every child. This resource is particularly useful for children with high functioning ASD or ADHD.

    The books include explicit teaching on how to perform each skill for children, and there are helpful hints and explanatory notes for parents and professionals. The key skill areas include:

    * Impulse control - 'Pick Your Moment'. 'Mind on the Job'

    * Social awareness - 'Stay in Line'

    * Social perspective taking - 'Name of the Game'

    * Frustration control - 'Seeing Red'

    * Coping with worry - 'Fear Factor'

    The books can be purchased individually, or as a set.

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