Helping Young Children Cope with Difficult Times


Supporting wellbeing and identity

Sally Featherstone, Clare Beswick, Anne Vize

Helping Young Children Cope with Difficult Times offers a collection of activities specifically designed for use in one-on-one or very small group settings, addressing the unique needs of children during stressful times. These activities are crafted to be practical, effective, and supportive.

Key Features:

  • Utilise Everyday Items: Make the most of common objects and toys readily available in most settings.
  • Quick and Easy Implementation: Activities are designed to be simple and fast to set up, ensuring they can be used effectively even with limited time.
  • Emotional Expression: Encourage children to express their feelings and anxieties in a safe and supportive environment.
  • Flexible Extensions: Each activity includes extra ideas for further exploration, allowing for extended engagement if needed.
  • Aligned with EYLF: All activities build on the principles and practices outlined in the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).

Orders are normally dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. Goods are shipped by Australia Post or by local courier, depending upon the location, with a delivery expectation of 3 to 10 business days. We will email dispatch confirmation and tracking details.

International Orders
We are happy to supply orders from outside Australia and New Zealand. Orders will be dispatched by International Air which has delivery expectations of 3-21 business days depending upon your location.

We offer a 14-day inspection with freepost return on all printed products.
Please be aware that we cannot offer an approval period or accept returns on digital resources, so orders for these resources are final.

Sally Featherstone

Sally Featherstone has a wealth of experience as a teacher, consultant, trainer, and author in the field of early childhood education. In 1993, she and Phill Featherstone founded Featherstone Education, a division of Bloomsbury Publishing.

Claire Beswick

Trained as an early childhood teacher, Clare Beswick specializes in working with babies and very young children with special needs and their families. She writes for many early childhood publications, and has written several books for parents and for children.

Anne Vize

Anne Vize specialises in writing for children and young people who learn in different and unique ways. She is a special educator and writer from Melbourne and works to develop print and digital resources for children, their teachers and supporters. She works in the vocational sector developing learning resources for training providers and creates freelance content to support the new vocational major curriculum in Victoria. Anne is fortunate to be able to divide her time between writing and exploring the wonders of sailing and windsurfing on the stunning Port Phillip Bay.

Additional Information
Weight 0.26 kg
Dimensions 297 × 210 × 6 cm