Journalling is a time-honoured activity for anyone interested in practising and teaching creative writing. It's also well-established as a powerful, therapeutic activity that professionals can offer clients to encourage reflection, understanding and growth in times of challenge, transition and change.
This distinctive resource, featuring 32 beautiful and quirky word cards, will introduce you to the self-exploratory world of journal writing. Each card is 'gate folded'—turn the card around and open up the flaps to find questions and writing prompts inside. Ideal for tactile learners!
Prompt themes include Pathways, Myths, Blunders, Patched and Pending, Body Image, Memories, Stamps, Stickers and Stars!—among many others. Guaranteed to get the creative juices flowing!
Ups and Downs is a conversation-building tool featuring a naked (and very pink!) little fellow who lives the whole gamut of our emotions. Out on the water, he faces the immensity of life from an absurdly inadequate vessel, a bathtub. Ironically, it’s this very absurdity that gives the images their resonance. For when we are as naked and vulnerable as ‘Everyperson’, it is often then that we discover surprising strengths within ourselves. This card set can be used reflectively to survey and review our own personal journeys. It is ideal... More info
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Caring for a baby or toddler can be fun, surprising, challenging, exhausting... the best and most difficult thing you have ever done! Bonding or 'secure attachment' between a baby and mother or primary caregiver is an essential ingredient in every baby's development. Recognising the strengths in your baby's behaviour is central to creating healthy bonds. Sometimes parents struggle to interpret or value the behaviour of babies or toddlers: what to an adult may be 'making a mess' is baby's way of learning about the world through play. Baby Strengths is a set... More info