A Moon on Water

Activities, Games and Stories For Developing Children's Spiritual Intelligence

By: Steve Bowkett , Tim Harding , Trisha Lee , Roy Leighton


$36.95


Size: 297mm x 210mm

Pages : 200

ISBN: 9781845903923

Format: PaperbackAudio CD

Published: February 2011


‘Spiritual intelligence’ is the innate ability that all children have to find greater wonder and purpose in their lives through the lives that they are already leading. Natural curiosity, a sense of playfulness and fun, the urge to question – these are the resources that all children possess and can use to explore more deeply who they are and what their existence can mean to them.

A Moon On Water is intended as a workbook of practical ideas and activities for use in schools that can be applied in a range of contexts across the curriculum; as a basis for philosophical enquiry, for exploring feelings and enhancing emotional resourcefulness, and for adding the dimension of values to the subjects and knowledge that children study. In short the book seeks to show children how to connect – who they are with what they do, and why they are here.

Includes a CD-ROM and Audio CD. See below for a selection of audio samples.


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Steve Bowkett

Steve's background is in education. He taught English for 18 years in Leicestershire High Schools, though is now a full-time writer, storyteller, educational consultant and also a qualified hypnotherapist.

He has also published over twenty educational books, principally in the fields of literacy, creativity, thinking skills and emotional resourcefulness. He has also written fantasy and SF for teenagers, adult and teen horror, romance, mainstream fiction for pre-teens, fiction and non-fiction for younger readers and poetry for all ages. 

Currently Steve is writing articles for Teach Primary magazine on topics related to literacy, creativity and life coaching skills for children.


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Tim Harding

Tim Harding taught in primary schools for 23 years, 15 of these as a headteacher and is now a freelance educational writer and song-writer.


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Trisha Lee

Trisha Lee is the Founder and Artistic Director of MakeBelieve Arts, a theatre and education company offering innovative, high quality programmes to develop the creative, emotional and cognitive potential of children and young people from Foundation, Primary and Secondary schools across the UK.

Trish has directed seven shows with the company and run countless projects in schools. She has worked all over the world and is widely known for her work on Helicopter Stories. She is in demand to speak at conferences and deliver INSETs for teachers.

Based on her work in theatre and education, her ability to link current educational theory with theatre practice and a passionate interest in how children learn, Trish has published several books.


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Roy Leighton

Roy has been working in value-based areas in education, the arts and business environments in the U.K. and internationally for over 25 years. He has written books on creativity, learning, parenting, leadership and confidence. His areas of expertise are many and varied; from providing inspiring and stimulating key-note speeches to whole day conferences and workshops and sustainable programmes that run for weeks and years, and on rare occasions, possibly lifetimes.


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