Molly Potter Books & Bio. Cheap Books by Molly Potter. Book People
Molly Potter always dreamt of being a teacher and is now a teacher trainer, She has written many books that help teachers prepare for life in the classroom and is also the author of How Are You Feeling Today?, a book that explains all about emotions. Many of her books focus on the value of PSHE.
Molly Potter Books
WGOI 5 years +5 years +
This book explains to children just how important mental health is to their happiness and well-being.
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It reveals practical ways that can help children keep their minds in good shape and encourages them to talk positively about themselves, their emotions, relationships and mindfulness in general. These ideas will hopefully help them develop healthy habits and good coping strategies from an early age.
Written in a child-friendly but no-nonsense way, this book will help you start important and timely conversations with children about their mental and emotional health.
HAYF 6 years +6 years +
Emotions can be a difficult subject of conversation to start up with young children and many people don't know where to start. Molly Potter's How are You Feeling Today? can help...
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Providing children aged 6 and over with straightforward, entertaining and (most importantly) appropriate ideas to help them deal with a selection of significant emotions, this book lets children choose a feeling that they can relate to and the provides strategies for dealing with it.
Containing helpful notes for parents and covering both positive and negative emotions, How are You Feeling Today? is a delightful books that parent and child can explore together.
LDI2 5 years +5 years +
This important picture book will help you help your children understand about death and the concept of grief and bereavement.
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When someone dies, we can feel a whole host of emotions and it's not always easy to put these in words, especially when talking to a child.
This book covers the subject with sensitivity and honesty, explaining what death is and why people die. It has engaging illustrations, gentle guidance and simple advice for parents and carers.
From the author of How Are You Feeling Today? and Will You Be My Friend? comes a brand new picture book all about the birds and the bees (sex education). It's natural for young children to have questions about their bodies and where they came from, but it can seem a daunting task to answer honestly so that they understand the subtleties of puberty, sex, reproduction and relationships, and are comfortable with their bodies. This books uses clear, easy to understand language to answer complex questions about sex and relationships, and covers all manner of tricky subjects from puberty to consent with delicate accuracy and honesty. Filled with bright, fun illustrations and helpful advice for parents and carers, Let's Talk About the Birds and Bees is the perfect book for explaining the facts of life to small children.
100 IDEAS: Quick - Easy - Inspired - Outstanding Managing behaviour in the primary classroom can be a challenge, but in this brand new book, Molly Potter offers 100 practical ideas and strategies for managing the range of difficult behaviours that you might face as a primary teacher. Whether you are new to the profession or an experienced teacher, there will be ideas in this book for you, including strategies for solving individual pupil behaviour problems as well as whole- class approaches. The ideas are creative, tried-and-tested and easy to implement. The book includes tips on how to create a positive learning environment and advice on ensuring your attitude and teaching approaches encourage good behaviour. It introduces a variety of procedures to put in place in your classroom, strategies for dealing with disruptive behaviour and also touches on the causes of extreme behaviour. Molly Potter's ideas are full of examples and subtle changes you can make to your practice straight away to help your successfully manage all types of behaviour in the primary classroom.
APYGL 11 years +11 years +
This exciting new book from Molly Potter addresses the perennial problem of how to prepare your child for secondary school. It's a comprehensive guide that starts with the thorny issue of choosing the 'right' school, outlines what to expect, explores all the common fears and anxieties that secondary transfer can cause and gives practical advice that can be used to support your child through this process. This survival guide will definitely help parents/carers feel more comfortable with their child's move to secondary school.
APZNR 9 years +9 years +
Molly Potter, author of Outside the box, has come up with some wonderfully entertaining activities, which are ideal for off timetable slots during the school day such as 'golden time', 'treats' at the end of term or, in fact, any time when you feel your pupils need a light-hearted break from the curriculum. This photocopiable book is packed with innovative, exciting and unusual activities such as an 'intergalactic beauty contest' 'a noise scavenger hunt' or 'pencil olympics'! This photocopiable book is packed with innovative, exciting and unusual activities such as an 'intergalactic beauty contest' 'a noise scavenger hunt' or 'pencil olympics'! They are the type of activity that busy teachers, no longer have the time or energy to create. For ease of planning, the books are organised according to the size of the group i.e. activities for a) individuals, b) pairs or small groups and c) whole group activities. As many of the activities demand that pupils work in pairs or groups there are plenty of opportunities for pupils to work together and support each other and thus develop their team-building skills - another very important aspect of these books. The range and scope of this book mean that after school club leaders or teachers will quickly be able to find an activity that suits their needs, depending on the amount of time available and the amount of noise and excitement they can tolerate!
Essential for busy secondary form tutors, this book will inspire form time ideas that are constructive, exciting, yet take little preparation! Activities include community builders, PSHE related topics, creative thinking activities and a variety of active learning techniques to engage your students in discussions. While this book mostly focuses upon interesting, worthwhile and fun activities to do with a registration group it also includes some tips and advice on how to fulfill pastoral care responsibilities of pupils in a form group.