Intended as a companion book to Conversations on the Go,
this book provides a variety of activities designed to help build relationships between adults and children. It's a handy pocket resource for adults who want quick and easy-to-implement ideas for interacting with a child, whether they're parents who want to mix things up, mentors looking for new ideas, or counselors who need to break the ice.
Keeping in mind that resources are often limited, these activities are designed to be low-cost and low-prep. They focus primarily on youth in grades 5 through 8, but are easily adaptable to a wide range of ages, both younger and older. In addition, the activities
- Are usable in a variety of settings.
- Are designed to strengthen relationships and trust.
- Let the user adapt them to an individual child's needs.
- Include follow-up questions and "food for thought."