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Jumpstart! Wellbeing : Games and Activities for Ages 7-14 (Paperback) (Steve Bowkett & Kevin Hogston)
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This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will help teachers to develop children’s mental and emotional wellbeing while also including the thinking skills necessary for learning.
The authors show how developing such skills within the context of a wellbeing agenda aids children’s motivation, their ability to concentrate and their willingness to explore, investigate and question, bringing huge benefits for children’s sense of achievement, self-confidence and resilience. Drawing on a wealth of practical activities that include both creative and critical ways of thinking, chapters cover:
- Wellbeing in the Classroom;
- Emotional Resourcefulness;
- Relaxation and Meditation;
- Mindfulness and Reflectiveness;
- Being Well.
Jumpstart! Wellbeing is a treasure trove of fun activities and ideas for building wellbeing and its constituent skills into the curriculum.