Hero image

Building Better Brains Australia's Shop

Average Rating4.00
(based on 1 reviews)

The mission of Building Better Brains Australia is to help make the world a better place through training, consultancy, education, connection, and empowerment. We work to grow capacity and understanding in the systems around the next generation of children in our care – parents, educators and mental health professionals.

The mission of Building Better Brains Australia is to help make the world a better place through training, consultancy, education, connection, and empowerment. We work to grow capacity and understanding in the systems around the next generation of children in our care – parents, educators and mental health professionals.
Circle of Control Worksheet
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

Circle of Control Worksheet

(0)
Download our free circle of control worksheet to do with your kids. This exercise encourages you to think about the things in your life, or in yourself that you CAN control and the things that you CANNOT control. Write or draw the things you can control in the middle of the circle and the things you cannot control outside of the circle. Join our Facebook group here. Sign up for our newsletter here.
Kids Calm Brains Activity Book
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

Kids Calm Brains Activity Book

(0)
This is an activity book for kids with tips and exercises on understanding and expression emotions. This activity book includes colouring sheets, worksheets, and step by step guides on how to do the emotion regulation practices from our Facebook live mini-series! Join our Facebook group here. Subscribe to our newsletter here.
What's In My Heart Today Worksheet For Kids
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

What's In My Heart Today Worksheet For Kids

(0)
What’s in your heart today? This is a great tuning in activity to do with your kids The objective of this art therapy intervention is to allow us to develop vocabulary and identification of feelings to promote healthy expression of emotion and build emotional intelligence. This exercise also serves as an open-ended question about how we view our world at the moment. We have put together this worksheet for you and your children to work through to help identify and understand your emotions. Join our Facebook community here.
My Jar of Gratitude
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

My Jar of Gratitude

(0)
Download our free jar of gratitude resource to do with your kids. This exercise is to remind you of all the things, places, people, and experiences that you are grateful to have, and that help you to feel happy and positive. Draw or write all your gratitudes in your jar! Join our Facebook group here. Sign up for our newsletter here.
Free Online Course: Connection Before Correction for Teachers
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

Free Online Course: Connection Before Correction for Teachers

(0)
Enroll in the free course here. Learn how to establish a great rapport with your students, find your personal power to teach with confidence without the ‘teacher’s mask’ and create classes that sustain you rather than drain you. We will show you hands on pedagogical techniques that empower students to grow. Presented by Tony Vallance, Australian Educator of the year (2019) Join our Facebook group here. Subscribe to our newsletter here.
Classroom Connect and Reflect Time
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

Classroom Connect and Reflect Time

(0)
This is a activity manual for teachers with tips and activities to use in the classroom. This activity manual includes activities, worksheets, and step by step guides on activities for the classroom to encourage connection and reflection! Join our Facebook group here. Subscribe to our newsletter here.
The Power of Play Information Book
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

The Power of Play Information Book

(0)
Why is play essential for growing healthy brains and regulating behaviour? Find out all about the importance of play, along with unseen tips and tricks on how to incorporate more play into your busy lives. Join our Facebook group here. Subscribe to our newsletter here.
Learning From Home Resource Book For Parents
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

Learning From Home Resource Book For Parents

(0)
Download our free resource book for parents to support your children in learning from home. This resource book compiles all the tips, tricks and scripts we discussed in our Facebook live mini series here. This series was run by the wonderful Tony, (Australian Education Awards Teacher of the Year 2019). The resource book and mini-series include lots of tips and tricks for learning and teaching from home, including how to set up the perfect home learning environment, how to ensure your child is taking ownership and builds confidence in their learning journey, and tips and tricks for how to engage with and challenge your childs learning from home. Join our Facebook group here. Sign up for our newsletter here.
Self-care for parents resource book
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

Self-care for parents resource book

(0)
This is a free resource book with all the exercises we discussed in our live Facebook series here. These exercises include mindfulness techniques, breathing techniques and ideas of self-care activities for parents. It also includes worksheets and step by step guides on how to do the practices. Join our Facebook group here. Subsribe to our newsletter here.
Free 6-Day Email Spotlight Series!
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

Free 6-Day Email Spotlight Series!

(0)
Our spotlight series is a 6 day series of videos, each one goes into lots of detail about a different therapeutic technique, or part of the brain. The first 3 episodes are on trauma holds, the Brainstem explained, and the 5 things mindfulness technique. These techniques are so helpful for regulating our nervous systems, building healthier and more connected brains, and regulating our emotions during this difficult time. And you can do most of them with your kids too as part of your learning from home routine! The spotlight series is an email series where you will receive a spotlight video each morning in your inbox for 6 days! So sign up for the series here, and feel free to share it with your friends: https://buildingbetterbrains.com.au/spotlight-series/
Edubabble: A podcast for educators about real talk in teaching and learning
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

Edubabble: A podcast for educators about real talk in teaching and learning

(0)
Edubabble is a podcast for educators about real talk in teaching and learning with our students. From the challenges of the early teaching years to navigating remote learning, STEM education and everything in between. Join me, Tony Vallance, Australian Education Awards Teacher of the Year (2019) as we laugh, cry and share our scars and stars in this amazing game called education. Episode 1: The Origin Story Episode 2: A Year in Review Episode 3: The Psychology of Teaching and Learning with Sian Chambers-Vallance Episode 4: Techknowledgy with Ashley Van Krieken Episode 5 (Part 1): Pride, Purpose, and the Perfect Fit with Tyson Wood Episode 5 (Part 2): Are Teachers Overworked and Underappreciated? With Tyson Wood Episode 6: Go Forth and Educate with Arna Pletes Episode 7: Under One Roof with COVID-19 and Sian Chambers-Vallance Episode 8: Connection is Always the Answer with Lael Stone Episode 9: Happy and Enthusiastic Learning From Home with Leonie Dawson Episode 10: The Beauty of Math, Tips and Techniques with Tom Moore Episode 11: A Teachers Heart with Gabbie Stroud Episode 12: Learning and Purpose with Kirsty Costa Join our Facebook group here. Subscribe to our newsletter here.
Free Online Course: How To Create a Meaningful Connection With Your Child
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

Free Online Course: How To Create a Meaningful Connection With Your Child

(0)
Enroll in the free course here. In this introductory course for parents, we will explore some playful activities you can share with your child so that you can connect with them in a meaningful and deeper way…to truly refill both your connection cups. We will also look at the science of play and why it is so essential for managing behaviour, and building healthy brains, thriving families and relationships. Presented by Sian Chambers-Vallance, a clinical play therapist, parent educator and trainer. Join our Facebook group here. Subscribe to our newsletter here.
I Think, I Feel, I Need Worksheet
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

I Think, I Feel, I Need Worksheet

(0)
Download our free I think , I feel, I need worksheet to do with your kids. This exercise is for you and your children to sit down and reflect on how you are doing at the present moment. Think about each prompt and write down how you think, feel, etc. Join our Facebook group here. Sign up for our newsletter here.
Superhero Shield Worksheet
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

Superhero Shield Worksheet

(0)
Be a superhero! This is a great activity to do with your kids. Sometimes we can feel anxious, overwhelmed, and negative, especially during the current uncertainty we are all facing. It’s so easy for us, and especially our children, to have difficulty managing emotions, understanding and processing all the changes that are happening around us. We have put together an exercise sheet for you to work through with your children to help focus on the positives! This exercise encourages children to write down all the positive things about their life (and there’s no reason you can’t do this exercise too!).
Imagine you had a magic wand worksheet
buildingbetterbrainsaustraliabuildingbetterbrainsaustralia

Imagine you had a magic wand worksheet

(1)
Download our free worksheet to do with your kids. Imagine you have a magic wand and could wish for anything you wanted. What would you wish for? Use this activity to think about and understand what you want at the present moment that would bring you joy and resolution. Join our Facebook group here. Sign up for our newsletter here.