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This creative book uses music, song, poetry and a host of practical activities to engage young children in Circle Time. It contains 26 practical themes based on the letters of the alphabet. Busy teachers will find the ideas and resources invaluable in helping them make their Circle Time sessions innovative and exciting. The benefits to the children participating in these sessions will be the development of: - self-esteem - relationships - communications - spiritual and moral development. There are links to Citizenship objectives and help with planning notes. This is an exciting and comprehensive resource that links Circle Time to the Early Years curriculum.

Lesson Objectives Linked to Strands of Self-Esteem, Relationships, Communication and Spiritual and Moral Development
Lesson objectives linked to strands of self-esteem, relationships, communication and spiritual and moral development
AdorableTo enable children to feel empowered to change things and situations around them.Self-esteem
BathtimeTo enable children to relate personal problems anonymously. Discuss problems in a supportive way.Self-esteem and relationships
CoolTo introduce relaxation by using a therapeutic story. To be able to understand the rules of the game.Spiritual and moral development
DancingTo explore the use of adjectives in playing games and group discussions.Communication
EnergeticTo develop the confidence to relate a descriptive story orally. To use imagination to develop ideas about cloud gazing.Communication spiritual and moral development
FriendlyTo explore the two different emotions of happy and sad. To recognise the qualities of friendship.Relationships
GoalkeeperTo be aware ...
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