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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Social and Emotional Workshop by Quirky Kid

The Best of Friends – 5 to 7 – Wollongong

“The Best of Friends™ ” is an innovative social skills and communication workshop covering topics like Making Friends, Social Expectations, Importance of Compromise, Empathy in Friendship, Peacemaking and conflict resolution. This session is suitable to children aged 5 to 7 years based in the Illawarra and Wollongong areas.

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Why Worry 8-10

Why Worry? – 8 to 10 – SYDNEY

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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Winner: ABIA’s ‘Book Industry Innovation Award’


We’re proud to announce we’re the winners of the 2016 Australian Book Industry Innovation Award with a submission of our recent Social and Emotional Learning Program – The Best of Friends.  Last month the program was also shortlisted at The London Book Fair International Excellence awards – The Education Initiatives Award –  together with tUnited Nations […]

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BoF @ Sts Peter and Pauls Primary School

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We are proud to announce the St Peter and Pauls Primary school in Canberra has just confirmed they will be implementing ‘The Best of Friends’™ program during 2016. Their enrollment continues to establish our Social and Emotional program as the most effective classroom intervention to foster children’s social and emotional wellbeing. We continue to work incredibly hard […]

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5 Things To Do To Be A Great Parent After Divorce


Parenting is a big project and can be challenging under any circumstances; after divorce, however, it can become even more complex due to the new dynamics between family members.  Most parents want to ensure their children continue to thrive, socially, emotionally and academically at all times. To help with this process, we have compiled some […]

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How to prepare for 2016 with the help of a Child Psychologist

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Children present with a whole range of interesting characteristics. Amazing vocabularies, confidence in the company of adults, endless creativity and emotional intelligence beyond their years. While others struggle with background noise and refuse to put pen to paper due to sensory issues and perfectionism. The start of a new school year is often when parents […]

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