Useful web links and videos -
Story books that talk about worries and emotions
Written by Jill Seeney – Morris is a mole who has a secret. He has lots of worries which make him feel sick
and not be able to sleep. One day he finds a friend who can help him so the worries don’t seem so frightening any more…..
Writen by Virginia Ironside – this funny and reassuring book will appeal to all children who have occasional worries who feel they take over their thinking.
Written by Hilary Hawkes – A collection of stories that can help children explore different feelings, thoughts and emotions in themselves or others.
Workbooks for children to support their worries and emotions –
Written by Dawn Huebner – A children’s guide to overcoming anxiety.
Written by Dr. Sharie Coombes – A set of 4 mindful activity books for young people.
written by Alice James – An activity book to calm your mind.
An Usborn book to help build confidence and self-esteem and teach stress building tools.
Story books, Audio books and CD's to support children to relax and sleep –
The Little Elephant Who Wants to Fall Asleep: A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep - written by Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin - Your child joins Ellen the Elephant on a journey through a magical forest that leads to sleep. Along the way, children meet different fantastical characters and have calming experiences that will help your child to relax and slip into slumber quickly.
Bedtime Meditations for Kids (Calm Kids) - This 52 minute CD comprising of 3 bedtime meditations is specifically designed to help kids sleep more soundly. There are also a number of suggestions to help children feel more confident and secure in their home and school life.
Puffin Sleepy Tales: Ten stories to relax and calm busy young minds at bedtime (Sleep Series) -
are specially designed to help children aged 7+ feel calm and positive at the end of a long day.
They're the perfect relaxation tool for the hour before bed.
Enchanted Meditations for Kids - This empowering CD is a very effective way to help your kids drift away into a peaceful sleep and to help build their self-confidence and self-esteem. Suitable for all children up to the age of 12.