The wider community has a significant role to play in the development of children, young people and families.

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Resources

As you begin your wellbeing classroom journey, we have gathered a host of resources across various categories of interest. These resources are intended to help and encourage you to get involved and begin developing a daily communal conversation of wellbeing in your local sphere of influence.

KIMOCHIS® KEYS TO COMMUNICATION Videos

The team has worked with Willsden Primary School to produce a series of videos available for free download and use within schools, families and communities. The videos show families playing with the five early childhood keys to communication from the Kimochis® resources. Thank you to Port Augusta Communities for Children, the Majestic Oasis Apartments and Blue Goanna Digital for helping us to pull it together.

Click here to go to the Kimochis® Keys to Communication Videos page

Our YouTube Channel

As we collect video based resources, we’ll share them and provide links to them at our youtube channel found at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDQzK3zgLVWXn5n0bdKy4Kg

 

The importance of forgiveness

FORGIVENESS is more than just saying it will be OK. Forgiveness is letting go, and finding a new way forward. People who are taught to forgive are less angry, and more optimistic, compassionate and self-confident. Stress levels are also heavily reduced. (Luskin 2001) - Forgiveness Fact Sheet

Useful Links

THE AUSTRALIAN CHILDHOOD FOUNDATION produces a range of resources for professionals to use in their practice. The Making SPACE for Learning Document is particularly useful You can access these resources on their website – http://www.childhood.org.au/for-professionals/resources

POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY is the scientific study of the strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive. Professor Martin Seligman is a leader in the field. Further information and resources can be found online – https://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/

KIMOCHIS® – (KEY.MO.CHEE) which means “feeling” in Japanese – are plush, educational toys designed to help kids identify, understand and manage their feelings in a fun, comfortable way. They are a vital part of The Wellbeing ClassroomYou can learn more about Kimochis® by visiting their website – www.kimochis.com