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Self-Esteem Games : 300 Fun Activities That Make Children Feel Good about Themselves

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A delightful way to build children's self-esteem and self-confidence-from age three to twelve. The key ingredient in children's development, emotionally, socially, and intellectually, is a strong sense of their own self-worth. The 300 games and activities in this fun book will give them just that. These joyful activities help children learn how to make friends, express feelings, trust others, accept themselves, use their imaginations, and more. The book combines upbeat, positive advice-including tips for better parenting-with step-by-step directions for each activity. BARBARA SHER, MA, OTR (Whitehorn, California) has 30 years' experience as a teacher and occupational therapist, specializing in pediatrics. Under the sponsorship of the Center for Intercultural Education of Georgetown University, she conducts self-esteem workshops for parents, teachers and children around the world. A delightful way to build children's self-esteem and self-confidence-from ages three to twelve. The key to children's development-emotionally, socially, and intellectually-is a strong sense of their own self-worth. The 300 games and activities in this fun book will give them just that.
Developed by author Barbara Sher over the course of thirty years as a parent, teacher, and play specialist, these joyful activities require no special preparation or equipment. Families can play a game virtually anywhere, with any number of participants. Combines upbeat, positive advice-including tips for better parenting- with easy directions for positive play. * Helps children learn how to make friends, express feelings, trust others, accept themselves, use their imaginations, and more. Barbara Sher, OT (Whitehorn, CA), has 30 years' experience as a teacher and occupational therapist, specializing in pediatrics. She conducts self-esteem workshops for parents, teachers and children around the world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 189 x 232 x 11mm | 368g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0471180270
  • 9780471180272
  • 91,753

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Children are the flowers in our lives. This book offers hundreds of happy ways to help them bloom and flourish.

300 EASY, PROVEN WAYS TO MAKE EVERY DAY A FUN DAY!

Self-esteem games show children how wonderful it can be to be themselves--emotionally, socially, physically, and intellectually. By sharing the upbeat, thoughtful activities in Self-esteem Games, you can reinforce your child's positive feelings and provide a lasting foundation for learning.

Developed by Barbara Sher over the course of thirty years as a parent, teacher, and play- therapy specialist, this collection of 300self-esteem-building ideas requires no special preparation or equipment. You and your family can play virtually anywhere, with any number of participants. So come in, relax, and discover the joy.

SPECIAL SECTIONS HIGHLIGHT: Knowing your strengths and abilities Expressing everyday feelings and reactions Enjoying being unique--like everyone else! Building relationships by being with friends and trusting others Building confidence by getting to know your body and senses

FOR PLAY WITH CHILDREN AGES THREE TO TWELVE
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Table of contents

BEING UNIQUE! Knowing my Strengths. Enjoying my Name. GETTING TO KNOW ME! My Feelings. My Reactions. My Senses. My Body. SHARING WHO I AM! Telling Others. Being with Friends. Learning to Trust. Expressing Affection. Closing Thoughts. Index.
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About Barbara Sher

BARBARA SHER, an occupational therapist with an extensive background in child development, conducts workshops for parents, teachers, and children around the world. The mother of two children, she is the author of Extraordinary Play with Ordinary Things, Popular Games for Positive Play, and Smart Moves: Inclusive Games for Academic Gains.
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