ELSA stories

Grandads Island - Benji Davis ISBN-13 : 978-1471119958

An award winning, beautiful and comforting book thats shows how those who are dear to us remain near to us - however far away they may seem.

The crab and Whale

Children’s lives are changing and mental health issues are becoming more prevalent in primary age children. During ELSA sessions I introduce mindfulness activities, which build resilience; giving children internal resources, helping them to cope with difficulties and challenges. Crab and Whale is a beautifully illustrated story, designed to subtly introduce children to the skills and practice of mindfulness.

The Happiness Jar

Is there a recipe for happiness? Meg certainly thinks so. She collects all the necessary ingredients in a jar, which she uses to cheer up her friends and family when they're feeling low. But what happens when her special jar mysteriously disappears? Will Meg feel sad forever more, or will she find other ways to be happy?

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