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Dream a Little Dream: A Children's Relaxation Book

Dream a Little Dream: A Children's Relaxation Book

by Samantha Porciello

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* This beautiful 48 page children's relaxation book for ages 5-10, follows the journey of Luna-a little girl who is stuck in her bad dream and has to find something beautiful to wake up.
* With a grownups support, children can safely make sense of their own worries by helping Luna over come her own. Together parent/carer and child help Luna navigate her bad dream through a series of relaxation activities.
* The activities used in this book are used and approved by play therapists and can promote self regulation, connection, self esteem and emotional wellbeing.

'Dream a little dream is a beautifully written story about a little girl called Luna, who gets caught in a bad dream. The story content offers creative and effective techniques for parents to use with their child who may be struggling with worries.
It encourages connected co-regulation interactions throughout the book. A child dealing with fears or anxieties will easily connect metaphorically with Luna's story and follow her example of integrating the various techniques to find a path through their worries.'

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781913227579
Publisher: Place to Wonder
Publication date: 12/24/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 50 MB
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Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Samantha Porciello has an MA in theatre for development and over the past 15 years has worked with theatres, schools and the United Nations Development Programme, to explore how storytelling and theatre can be used as a tool for healing and social change.  She is a writer, theatre maker and artistic director of 'Place to Wonder' Children's Theatre Company, who create immersive theatre and storytelling experiences in nature designed to lower anxiety and increase wellbeing. The neurobiological effect of connecting to nature in this way very often results in a decrease of anxiety levels and a surge of wellbeing among audiences. Within each story 'Place to Wonder' use creativity as a tool to translate calm down techniques in a child centred language, helping them to self regulate and process and identify emotions. Samantha wrote 'Dream a Little Dream' to translate the mindfulness tools 'Place to Wonder' use in their shows into an accessible book to empower parents and carers the use the techniques in their day to day lives.

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