Packages, Boxes, and Bags

Activity Type:                 Craft Stage of Counselling:  Middle or End Supplies Needed:         Jar (plastic is best), box, bag, or envelope                                           Craft supplies (glitter, scissors, construction paper, stickers, markers, glue)                                           Slips of paper for strategies I’ll start out this first resource post with one of my favourite counselling crafts. This activity can be adapted for use with kids as small as …

Carey EmmersonPackages, Boxes, and Bags

Welcome to Counsellor Toolkit!

Hi Everyone! Welcome to my first blog post. I thought I would start this blog by sharing my vision for Counsellor’s Toolkit. I’ve spent my professional life working with children, youth, and their families. I trained as a counsellor and began counselling professionally in 2010. I’ve also worked as a youth worker, and led various short-term groups for kids and …

Carey EmmersonWelcome to Counsellor Toolkit!

Happy Back-To-School Week!

We are celebrating a new year of school for all you teachers, parents, and students with a special edition of MIND-N-METTLE questions that we will be revealing each day until Friday. Check in every day to see our current question and comment with your answers (no googling before you post!). We’ll reveal the correct answer at the end of each …

Carey EmmersonHappy Back-To-School Week!

Planning a Great Fall Kickoff

Only one weekend to go. One weekend until the flurry of fall activities hits us once more. There’ll be back to school, the beginning of fall sports, and club sign-ups, making early fall one of the busiest times of the year. I know parents, teachers, and program leaders who’ve been planning, and shopping, and counting down the days until the …

Carey EmmersonPlanning a Great Fall Kickoff

Welcome to Alcove!

Welcome to our blog! Here we plan to share with you what’s going on at Alcove Child and Youth Resources as well as any other material that we think may help you in your work with children and young people. As you will see from the rest of our site, our goal is to help children and youth develop intellectually, …

Carey EmmersonWelcome to Alcove!

Coming Soon: Mind-N-Mettle

Reinforce Learning.  Review for Tests.  Have fun!  Pre-order on Kickstarter starting August 28, 2014 https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1095193078/mind-n-mettle-an-interactive-electronic-group-quiz About the Game Mind-N-Mettle is an interactive, quiz-show style game for groups of up to 36 people.  It is a digital resource that allows the teacher, counsellor, or group leader to customize the game content.  Because the teacher writes/inputs the questions, the game can be …

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