Series: Miniclips: What's with The Listies?
With their unique brand of humour, Rich and Matt help us to realise that emotional literacy is much more than just expressing emotions. Witty and spirited, this video will help students to appreciate the importance of understanding their own and others’ emotions, listening to others with care and empathy and expressing all kinds of emotions in productive ways. Show Less
The Listies explore the idea that personal strengths are more than just superpowers or skills such as being able to burp the alphabet backwards. With their renowned quirkiness, Rich and Matt help students to understand that strengths such as self-control, determination and having a sense of humour are a part of who we are, and that these strengths can be worked on and developed over time. Show Less
Matt lost his teddy, Ted, which he and Matt 2 and Matt 3 are very sad about. Rich helps all the Matts explore some everyday coping strategies to help them deal with their feelings, including naming and recognising their emotions, trying out some positive self-talk and finding comfort in social interaction. Silly and sincere, this video will help students when they find themselves dealing with big emotions. Show Less
Matt is banned from the bus for having an ill-conceived animal birthday party on-board. It might have also had something to do with the gatecrashing swarm of moths. Bringing their eccentric humour, The Listies go about solving Matt’s bus ban using the 'problem solving daisy' model. In this hilarious yet practical video, students will learn how to use this method to workshop tricky problems of their own. Show Less
Rich can’t tie up his shoelaces, but won’t accept that he has a problem or ask Matt for help. This hilarious comedic video, which somehow ends with Matt and Rich completely cocooned in sticky tape, seeks to de-stigmatise the idea of seeking help, as well as assist students to think about the trusted people they can approach when they need support or guidance. Show Less