“‘Chuggedy-chuggedy, chuggedy-chuggedy, chuggedy-chuggedy, woo-oo, woo-oo.’ That was a train named Sid.
“‘Chuggedy-chuggedy, chuggedy-chuggedy, chuggedy-chuggedy, woo-oo, woo-oo.’ And that was a train named Spark.”
Sid and Spark love travelling along their tracks, but sometimes the railway tracks need to change direction and the lines have to be properly controlled by the signal man. If the trains ignore the signals to slow down or to stop, this can cause some real problems.
Find out how Sid and Spark learn to follow the signal man’s flags to help them continue safely and happily on their journey.
All the stories in the Brighter Little Minds series encourage the reader/listener to use their imagination in a positive way. There are also suggestions for activities that aim to further embed the learning and therapeutic metaphor.
Sid, Spark and the Signal Man addresses such issues as anger management, family problems, bullying, violence, learning self control, learning rules, working together, developing empathy and much more.
“No child can flourish unless the patterns of greater possibilities are first grasped in imagination. By imaginatively engaging young minds in her tales, [Pamela] does a great service, not only to the children themselves but to their families and the wider
community.” Ivan Tyrrell, psychotherapist, tutor and author
Pamela Woodford is a consultant Human Givens psychotherapist whose proactive, intuitive and creative adaptation of the Human Givens approach has helped hundreds of children, adolescents and adults deal with challenging life circumstances, bringing understanding and meaning to their lives.