Teachers use the simple, step by step instructions from their Trick Box folders to present 15-minute tricks to children at Key stage 1-2 alongside the child-friendly Letter Box coaching model.
The evidence-based tricks help children in key stages 1 and 2 to;
The tricks are designed to be practised regularly in response to daily challenges to build a foundation of personal Happy Life Habits.
“The ‘Big Yes’ trick helps me to do new things. It gives me the confidence to have a go.”
“The ‘Big Voice’ trick gives me the confidence to know ‘I can do it’ when I’m singing in the choir.”
“I use the ‘Stand Tall’ trick to help me do difficult things.”
“The ‘Light Bulb’ trick helps me to think of the answers not the problem and the ‘Stand as if’ trick helps me to face my fears”
“I used the ‘Win-Win’ trick to help my friends sort out an argument.”
The Trick Box Team programme is designed to help individual children to develop a range of task and people-based skills to benefit the whole community. Our step by step manual has everything you need to train your mentors and create key roles for children in your school.