Creating Conversations - free resources
Laura enjoys writing short stories that can help children in understanding their emotions, link to their own experience through a character, to be read along side supportive adults, that create conversations. Beyond creating short stories, Laura has put together various collections of cards, ready to print and laminate.
In this story, children can explore the theme of loss and self-acceptance.
The story encourages them to understand that losing something special doesn't diminish their worth or the love they receive from others.
It promotes the idea that true beauty lies in embracing one's uniqueness and having the courage to smile, even in the face of change.
In this story, children between 4-7 years of age, can with adult support, explore the concept of self-expression, self-acceptance and the importance of embracing their unique qualities.
The story encourages children to be confident in their own voices and understand that there are various ways of expressing themselves.
The story promotes the idea that finding one's roar is about embracing individuality and discovering the beauty of our own special talents and strengths.
In this story, William struggles with school and friendships. He finds out about worry monsters and how they sometimes can help with big worries.
Mum and William explore shops until William finds the one he wants. He names him Marvin.
This story is aimed at encouraging children to explore their feelings with an added extra of Marvin the worry monster.
It promotes the idea that feelings can be hard, school can be hard but if we can be courageous and wonder why we feel the way we do, this adds strength.
In this story, Dennis has a wobbly tooth and with the help of Marvin the friendly monster, they try to catch the tooth fairy in action.
It promotes the idea of friendship, patience, that sometimes we have to wait and above all mischief.
Dennis and Marvin make an excellent team but always seem to fall asleep!