Books and Websites
Change for life have a huge wealth of resources to help your children learn about the importance of a healthy diet and exercise for physical wellbeing.
The NHS website has some great advice on looking after children's teeth, this website also includes links for finding your nearest dentist.
This page on the NHS website gives you all the infomation you need to find and register with a GP. Specific information to support members of the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller community to register with a GP can be found here.
Free NHS sight tests are available to children under the age of 16. Click below for more information:
The Big Red Beast is an excellent book for working with children to help them understand and control their anger.
Worry Monsters are small cuddly toys with zip up mouths, children can write down their worries and then feed them to the monster. Come in and chat with us about how to use them if you think this is something that would benefit your child.
My Hidden Chimp provides some great strategies for dealing with anxiety and general worries. It aims to provide children with an arsenal of strategies for navigating life.
The adult version of this book is 'The Chimp Paradox', it's a relatively easy read and provides some good self help strategies.
Little Meerkats Big Panic is a great book for helping younger children deal with anxiety;
Mum and Dad Glue is a lovely book aimed at younger children, to help them explore some of the feelings they might have when parents separate.
Badger's Parting Gift is a beautiful book which helps children to explore feelings around death.
Michael Rosen's Sad book explores the unavoidable feelings of sadness after experiencing loss.