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SEL for Clinics and Schools

The Best of Friends™ (BoF) program is a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) program designed for schools and clinics and shortlisted  for The London Book Fair International Excellence award. Developed by the Quirky Kid team it was creatively crafted to cover the key areas of SEL and the Australian Curriculum. Tried and tested in the clinical setting BoF combines engaging materials with effective techniques to overcome social and emotional issues.

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Behaviour Book Series

We are proud to introduce the newest addition to the Quirky Kid range. Join Paul, Emily, Josh and other engaging characters as they manage the difficult transition stages around hygiene, fear of the dark, manners and sharing. This series of 4 books is exclusively available at our shop. Translated and adapted by Barbara Gonzalez together with Quirky Kid psychologists, these titles will help parents and young kids alike.

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Power Up! Online

The Power Up! program is designed for children and young people who are involved in sports, music, performance or academics and improve their performance. The skills you will learn are those practised by elite athletes and performers around the world. The program offers participants with the opportunity to develop a unique set of psychological skills like, Goal Setting, Self-Talk, Imagery, Focus and others.

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Quirky Kid Shop

We love therapeutic resources and go to great lengths to personally develop our hand-packed kits. We are committed to providing parents and professionals around the world with creative and effective therapeutic tools that are tried, tested and loved in classrooms, clinics and lounge rooms around the globe. Visit the Quirky Kid Shoppe to purchase books, cards, games and other therapeutic tools that will complement your work with young people and their families. Find out more about our Shop!

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Workshops

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Why Worry? – 5 to 7 – Wollongong

The Why Worry? is a solution-focused workshop helps anxious children/young people to manage their own symptoms of stress and worry at Home & School. This session is suitable for children aged 5 to 7 years.

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Why Worry 8-10

Why Worry? – 8 to 10 – Wollongong

The Why Worry? is a solution-focused workshop helps anxious children/young people to manage their own symptoms of stress and worry at Home & School. This session is suitable for children aged 8 to 10 years.

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A New Face for the ‘Face It!’ Cards

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At long last! Our new and improved Face It! cards have arrived to QK headquarters ready to inspire and delight children and adults once again. We felt it was time to refresh the look of these much loved hand-drawn expression cards designed to engage young people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds as well as those on the Autism […]

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BoF @ Jewish House

social and emotional learning program for schools

We are proud to announce that the Jewish House in Bondi, NSW has just confirmed they will be implementing ‘The Best of Friends’™ program during 2016, a Social and Emotional Learning resource for school, agencies and clinics. Their enrolment continues to establish our Social and Emotional program at the forefront of interventions to foster children’s social and […]

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Gifted Children and their Social and Emotional Difficulties

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Understanding the peer relationships of academically gifted students continues to be a concern of both researchers and practitioners in the field of gifted education. On one hand, the literature suggests that in most situations, being intellectually gifted is generally an asset socially and emotionally (Robinson, 2008) and gifted students tend to be well-received by peers […]

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Curb Bullying with these Social and Emotional Learning Skills

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Bullying in schools has become a nationwide concern, with many anti-bullying practices being implemented in every state. Social and emotional learning  (SEL) can provide an effective foundation for reducing bullying in schools. Practicing SEL skills will create a school environment that fosters positive interactions. Here are four characteristics of SEL, that aim to curb bullying in schools: […]

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