PRODUCTS OF THE MONTH
Multi-Ethnic Career Puppets
Six open mouth puppets, 9 inches tall. Multi-ethnic set of male and female puppets. Each puppet has a soft stuffed head, embroidered facial features, yarn hair, and permanently attached clothing.
Moody Monster "Feeling" Cards
A kooky monster-themed memory game.
A great game to stimulate discussion about fears and challenges. Each Monster Card is labelled with a feeling word. This game also stimulates cognitive development by increasing memory, social skills and emotion recognition. Also useful for promoting cooperative play, following rules, developing social skills, and enhancing communication. 32 big chunky cards. For 1-4 players.
Jumbo Play Face Pasting Pieces
Hundreds of brightly printed die-cut features and accessories. Create a wide variety of characters by gluing faces onto paper plates or make marvelous masks by taping the pieces together and popping out eye holes. Perfect for dramatic play and story starters. Use the finished artwork to discuss moods and emotions!
Ages 4+, Enough for 48 life-sized faces up to 14” (36 cm). Includes idea guide. 432 pasting pieces.
Dry Erase Portrait Mirror
Clients and students will appreciate the opportunity to use these portrait boards to express emotions and identify issues while creating portraits. This set incudes a range of skin tones within hand-mirror frames. Children can add features to the faces with dry erase markers or crayons. Indicator dots on the mirror help students position the features correctly. The enclosed guide describes activities for using the boards with groups and classrooms.
Ages 4+. The plastic mirror boards are 5½ x 8¾" (14 x 22 cm). This set includes guide & 24 plastic dry erase self-portrait boards.
Decorate Your Own Dollhouse
The Paintable Dollhouse is a unique, affordable, eco-friendly, arts and crafts toy guaranteed to provide each child with a unique home environment.
• Encourages Creativity
• A great group activity
• Comes with it's own set of eight non-toxic washable watercolors
• Made from sturdy double-walled corrugated board, this durable toy is made to last
• Great for both individual and cooperative play
• Shipped flat for ease in painting the interior
• Easily assembled
• Accepts watercolor, markers or crayons
Totika and Five Sets of Cards
Totika is a wood stacking game like no other! While trying to keep the stack from falling over, players draw cards and answer questions to promote personal growth, self-esteem and life skills.
This set includes 48 Colored Blocks and Five Decks of Question Cards. Each deck consists of 48 cards and over 150 questions. The Five Decks are the Self-Esteem Question deck, Jr. Principles, Values, and Beliefs, Teen-Adult Principles, Values, and Beliefs, Life Skills, and the Divorce Question Deck.
VALUE: Laminated Child Poster
Sturdy laminated poster, with expressive photographs and identifying feeling words.
Manifest Your Magnificence - 64 Affirmation Cards for Kids
There are 64 affirmation cards in the set. A few of them are pictured on the right. These wonderful cards can be used in many ways to remind children that they are Magnificent Creations. Once the child picks a card, you can reinforce the power of the affirmation by having the child express how it relates to them by: writing, talking, drawing; singing, acting, dancing; or carrying a card with them as a reminder of who
they truly are.
Emotes Puppet Set
Each Emotes character represents a different emotion, and therefore mirrors a child’s own emotions.
In this way, children are able to externalize and literally interact with their emotions while having fun along the way.
Through play, children learn about themselves, and discover how to express and channel their emotions in healthy and constructive ways.
Emotes puppets are 12" tall.
EZ Kids Routines Picture Charts - Morning Time and Bed Time
EZ Kid’s Routines help kids get organized! These easy to use picture charts let parents become a “cheerleader” as they encourage their child to go through the steps of their morning or bed time routine. Add a reward activity next to the “Well Done!” Prompt to make the chart more effective. EZ Charts are effective with nonreaders and younger children. Each EZ Kid’s Routine includes a dry eraser marker. This product includes free shipping. AND Child Therapy Toys is offering 10% off just by using the coupon code "Play Therapy Page".
Flower Feelings Learning Kit (includes CD, booklet, and card set)
Flower Feelings are emotions brought to life as a garden of 8 adorable characters, each one with a distinctive facial expression identifiable by the feeling name embroidered on the back. Accompanying the plush is a 7.5" square full-color booklet describing the individual traits of each emotion, playful questions and answers help children recognize feelings in their own life. A sing-along CD about the Flower Feelings is included in the package, along with fun lesson plans for one on one work, or group work. All items fit in an easy to store clear plastic carrying case. Each 7" tall plush Flower Feelings is made from snuggly soft machine washable balboa. Handy clear plastic carrying case measures 26" Long 7.5" High and 4" Wide. The Flower Feelings Learning Kit is also suitable for Early Childhood Education.
Let’s get to work! Build some fun with your own workbench. A 36-piece set that comes with a colorful hammer, screwdriver, wrench, saw, carpenter’s square, vise, nuts, bolts, connectors and wooden pegs. It’s the perfect size for little builders. Work surface measures 12”D x 20”W. Stands 24” high. 11 lbs. Hang up your tools on the pegs when you’re done. There’s even a ruler on the side.
Expanded Selection of Spanish Books, Games, and Posters
We now have a wider selection of many of our favorite books, games, and posters available in Spanish. Including classics such as Feeling Flash Cards, Feeling Elf Cards, The Nurturing Game, Hands Are Not for Hitting (Las Manos No Son Para Pegar) and the Feelings Poster. Ay de mi!
Books by Paris Goodyear-Brown
Paris Goodyear-Brown, LCSW, RPT-S is a seasoned child and family therapist, an internationally renowned presenter, and the author of five innovative books, including Play Therapy with Traumatized Children: A Prescriptive Approach and Digging For Buried Treasure: 52 Prop Based Play Therapy Interventions for Treating the Problems of Childhood.
Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents and Families, Volume Two: Practitioners Share Their Most Effective Techniques
Edited by Liana Lowenstein. In this second volume, practitioners share their most effective techniques for helping clients express feelings, enhance social skills, learn coping, and elevate self-esteem. Both novice and experienced clinicians will appreciate the practical interventions. To learn more about this title and Lowenstein's other essential books, check out this post at the MyPlayTherapyPage blog.
Doll and Medical Set
13 inch, soft baby doll, and four medical accessories. For ages 3 and up.
My 2 Homes
Designed for children who are having difficulty adjusting to their parent’s divorce, this engaging game lets children deal with problems on their own terms through play. The game is simple enough for parents or other nonprofessionals to play with children. For 2-4 players, ages 6 to 12.
Berenstain Bears Games and Books
The beloved Berenstain Bears help kids practice good behavior, talk about their feelings, and keep their cool with fun and engaging bingo games, card games, and activity books.
Sandplay, The Sacred Healing: A Guide to Symbolic Process
By Kate Amatruda & Phoenix Helm Simpson,
this text addresses how sandplay therapy heals and how you do it; how it differs with children and adults; how you recognize and pass transference tests; and how you follow symbolic process. Free shipping from ChildTherapyToys.com!
New Laminated Feelings Posters from ChildTherapyToys
Sturdy laminated posters, with expressive photographs and identifying feeling words. Three different posters available: Children's, Teens, and All Youth. Each available in large or small sizes.
Deluxe play sets: police, army, and firefighter
Police Set includes helmet, vest, baton, walkie talkie, gun, ammo, whistle, badge, and more. Army set includes helmet, vest, canteen, compass, binoculars, knife, pistol, and more. Fire Fighter set includes vest, helmet, axe, flashlight, extinguisher, and more. All play sets come packed in a see-through storage case with carrying handle. (14" x 13" x 6" )
Impulse Control - Activites for Elementary School Students: This book provides activities and reproducible worksheets to help students think about and practice strategies to become more reflective (vs. impulsive). Using cognitive-behavioral theory and techniques, it is intended to provide school personnel with tools to teach students how to stop and think before acting. The games, role-plays and worksheets are presented in a playful, but thoughtful manner to help engage children while they learn invaluable lessons about how to use self-control techniques.
Faces and Feelings Listening Lotto - Develop listening skills and learn to identify feelings and facial expressions, while having fun playing lotto! Suitable for child therapists, counselors, teachers, and parents.
Kimochis and Kimochi Feeling Sets -
Kimochi feelings you can share including Sleepy, Surprised, Embarrased, Guilty, Excited, and one blank that can be modified with a washable pen.
Pass Around the Magic: The Shared Storytelling Card Game -
A fun and fresh storytelling tool that readily increases bonding and communication with individuals & groups
Sand Tray Therapy: A Humanistic Approach-Book and DVD -
The purpose of this book is to provide practitioners, advanced graduate students and supervisors a model of sandtray processing from a humanistic perspective. The DVD that accompanies this book demonstrates a way to process a sandtray therapy session with a real adult client. The session on the DVD is an actual sandtray therapy session that is unedited. The primary focus of this book is on one way to do sandtray therapy with adults and adolescents and on the DVD I demonstrate how I do it.
Peace In Our Time (group therapy and social skills training) -
This cooperative game, designed for the mass market, is an excellent tool for fostering cooperation and communication skills, using a board game format. Clinicians and teachers can use this game to lauch their own discussions and development of strategies to achieve peace at home, in the classroom, and in the community. This game is also an excellent game for families to play.
The Social and Emotional Competence Game -
The Social and Emotional Competence Game was designed to give counselors and teachers another tool to teach social and emotional skills. Social and emotional competence refers to the capacity to recognize and manage emotions, solve problems effectively, and establish and maintain relationships with others. These skills serve to protect our children from a host of difficulties including behavior problems, increased emotional distress, academic failure, delinquency, and substance abuse. This game is a fun way to teach empathy, communication skills, self-awareness, social awareness, relationship skills, self-management, and responsible decision-making. It is also easily integrated into existing programs and can be used in individual and small group therapy.
The Big Top Game (Autism, Asperger's, PDD, NOS) -
The Big Top Game™ has been developed with special attention to the needs and learning styles of PDD and NVLD children. In order to accomplish this goal, the game employs (1) Effective Sensory Stimuli, (2) Behavioral Reinforcement, (3) Social/emotional development, and (4) Educational skills development.
The game is designed additionally to help those who care for and interact with these individuals by helping them gain understanding, develop empathy, and improve interpersonal relationships with the individuals.
A Practical Handbook for Building the Play Therapy Relationship -
Building a safe, accepting, and freeing relationship with a child in the play therapy experience is considered to be essential by practicing play therapists and all theoretical approaches to play therapy. A Practical Handbook for Building the Play Therapy Relationship is designed for practitioners, students, and play therapy supervisors who want a practical approach for learning or teaching the fundamental skills of building a therapeutic relationship in play therapy. It provides a step-by-step approach from structuring the play therapy session to therapeutic limit setting to termination-closure. This book involves the reader in learning and applying these key skills and is a must for practitioners and students of the play therapy process.
The Talking, Feeling and Doing Game -
The first published therapeutic game, by Richard A. Gardner, M.D., is still one of the most popular tools used in child psychotherapy!
The engaging game format utilizing token reinforcement enhances the child's interest and elicits spontaneous revelations. The information gained provides diagnostically meaningful insights into the child's psychodynamics, and is of therapeutic value because each response can serve as a catalyst for therapeutic interchanges.
Mobile Sand Tray and Sand Toy Kit -
Now you can be mobile and do sand play therapy too!
The inflatable tray doubles as a carrying case for your sand. The top easily attaches with Velcro. Fold the tray and half and there are two carrying handles. We include Six pounds of light weight Moon Sand/Delta Sand which is the same volume as 15 pounds of heavy weight sand. The light weight sand reduces the weight and the wear and tear on your tray. Click link to find out everything included in the kit.
Treasure Time (deluxe kit): Regular Board Game, & Junior Cards - Increase the versatility of your Treasure Time Board Game when you buy it with the Junior Cards included! The Junior Cards have been re-written to appeal to children 5 to 8 years old.
Enhance social skills and emotional competence: players learn how to handle conflicts, share and accept one another's opinions, feelings, experiences, dreams and hopes. Players become members of a Treasure Crew and adhere to a Captain’s Code of Conduct. They encounter danger, challenge and adventure, while on a quest for lost treasure.
Play-2-Learn Dominoes Games -
Kids love to play dominoes, and Play-2-Learn Dominoes™ is a new line of therapeutic/counseling games that puts the fun of playing dominoes to work helping kids learn important skills. Includes all five games: Anger Control, Bully Wise, Feelings Fun, Friendship, and Empathy Counts.
Play Therapy - Getting Started Package -
Starting a practice can be very costly. The Getting Started Package includes The Feeling Elf Cards, Thoughts and Feelings: Sentence Completion Card Game, My First Therapy Game, Mini Feelings Poster, Checkers, and a Mood Cube.
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