Sunshine and Rainbows

A Lifestyle Program for Years 1 – 3

 

Sunshine and Rainbows is written by Perth psychologist and teacher, Jill Lawson, for use by teachers or other appropriate school staff. The class or group program promotes and develops the social, emotional and cognitive skills of children from five to nine years of age.

Sunshine is for Years 1 to 2 and the units cover:

Rainbows is for Year 2 and 3 and can stand alone or follow Sunshine. Units are as follows:

BODY AWARENESS         

FEELINGS                              

THINKING AND DOING     

VISUALISATION                   

ROLE-PLAY                          

moving, breathing, relaxing

 recognising, sharing, coping with feelings

brainstorming, problem-solving

imagining, preparing for change

acting, listening, discussing options

PREPARATION 

LIKING MYSELF 

BEING FRIENDLY

GETTING ON WITH OTHERS

FUN AND GAMES   

covers essential elements of Sunshine

self-esteem and valuing

social and communication skills

coping with teasing, bullying

activities to relax, stimulate or reward

Further information, including arranging a free presentation of the program,  is available from either CABCAA Institute of Personal and Professional Development or from the author, Jill Lawson, direct.

Jill Lawson

  • 10 Ruislip Street  West Leederville WA 6007
  • 08  9388 6557
  • lawsone@cygnus.uwa.edu.au