Welcome to the first Reading Corner of the Summer Term. This week’s book recommendations are a little bit different. As we start to emerge from the pandemic, and life seems to be returning to normal, there is a lot of concern about mental health and how this has been impacted over the previous two years. These activity books are brilliant at promoting positive mental health and discussion and are great for all ages.
Know Your Feelings: Recommended Age 5-10. From dealing with friendship wobbles and bullying to understanding tricky feelings and self-esteem issues, the awesome activities in this book have been expertly designed to help children be a good friend to themselves and others! Manage emotions, build confidence and encourage empathy.
Stretch Your Confidence: Recommended Age 7-12. Confidence is like a muscle, and everyone’s confidence can benefit from a bit of coaching to stretch and strengthen that muscle. Following tried and tested techniques, children will learn how to build empathy and interact with confidence. From dealing with friendship wobbles to embracing mistakes and coping with change, the activities at the heart of this book are designed to help children discover just what they can do.