The Adventures of the Little Tin Tortoise A Self-esteem Story with Activities for Teachers, Parents and Carers
Written by Deborah Plummer
Lovereading4kids Price £16.73
£17.99 saving £1.26 (7%)
Delivery time 1-2 weeks
The Adventures of the Little Tin Tortoise A Self-esteem Story with Activities for Teachers, Parents and Carers by Deborah PlummerThe Adventures of the Little Tin Tortoise is a practical, interactive storybook for building and maintaining self-esteem in children aged seven to nine. Using the tradition of oral story-telling, Deborah Plummer encourages children to consider the self-esteem issues encountered by a little tin tortoise on a journey to discover who he really is. The various obstacles and helpers he encounters along the way include worries, bullying, making decisions and friendship and children will gain age-appropriate insights from the story depending on their needs and level of understanding. Activity sheets and expansion topics also prompt children to explore the seven key elements of healthy self-esteem - self-knowledge, self and others, self-acceptance, self-reliance, self-expression, self-confidence and self-awareness - through active participation and discussion in pairs or groups. Teachers, parents, carers and all who support children in the development of healthy self-esteem will find this an essential resource.
& psychotherapy 'This book will facilitate taking a few little tentative steps towards using interactive stories to enlighten, delight and help children between 5-12 year olds. It will aid to raise self-esteem and dealing with troublesome thoughts and feelings.
'This is a really good book! It makes it easy for the newcomer to narrative and story telling type therapy to assimilate. The book helps you take a few first tentative steps towards using interactive stories to enlighten, delight and help children with whom you work. This is a useful book for most professionals working with children aged between five and 12 years, because it offers an engaging method for boosting self-esteem, self-awareness and dealing with troublesome thoughts and feelings. In addition to the adventures of the Little Tin Tortoise the author has also provided a whole series of practical resources. These include activity sheets, guidance notes, a table of expansion topics, drama strategies and not least some pictures to colour in. In combination with the adventures these worksheets really do provide a complete guided package for the facilitator. It is a book that I will enjoy putting into practice and hopefully inspire many of the children that I work with.'
'The story gives children plenty of opportunities to explore their feelings, and activity sheets and expansion topics also help to prompt children to look at key elements of health self esteem, such a self-acceptance, self expression and self confidence, through active participation and discussion in groups.'
'It is a story of adventure and discovery; a story about finding your way in the world.' 'A story that will enchant children and the child in every adult. Deborah Plummer is a truly gifted story-teller. Her deep insight into the child's emotion is reflected in her work. The worksheets provide a tool for the story-teller to use in a creative manner and help children with a wide spectrum of emotional needs in different settings.'
's Unit 'This delightful gentle story gives children plenty of opportunities to explore their feelings. This is a useful tool for teachers and others involved in group work as it addresses issues relating to self-esteem in an accepting and non-judgmental atmosphere. The activities are fun and topics such as 'false friends'
-esteem as a topic in their sessions with children.
About the Author
More books by Deborah Plummer
19th December 2005
A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch
It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.Sam Harper – age 10
This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!Jemma Rubens, age 10
At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High
I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.Adam Graham
I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!Jessica Cobbin – age 7
I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15
I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.Emily Horncastle – age 11