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Help your kids develop the three key skills that science shows are predictors of better health and greater success.
Help your kids develop the three key skills that science shows are predictors of better health and greater success.
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The Tournesol Kids Game: Activity Cards to Build Resilience

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Why The Tournesol Kids Game?

Our kids are suffering today in ways other generations couldn’t have imagined. Research has shown that childhood asthma, allergies, ADHD, depression and anxiety are on the rise. Medicines provide temporary solutions, but our kids are still turning to unhealthy choices to feel better. We need to empower kids with the skills to face challenges in a way that is simple, affordable, effective and backed by science

That’s why we came up with the Tournesol Kids Game. We created something really useful that kids want to do, parents can easily practice at home, and teachers can implement seamlessly into the classroom.

About The Cards

This collection of activity cards helps your kids develop the three key skills that science shows are predictors of better health and greater success: healthy physical self-image, empathy for others, and creative problem solving.

The cards address core physical, emotional, and cognitive pillars of healthy child development including healthy eating, moving, sleeping, and breathing, as well as focusing, planning, coping with strong emotions, and problem solving.

How It Works

•    First, kids discover their unique way of responding to stress with our online assessment.

•    Second, kids build self-awareness by playing the card activities that correspond to how they deal with stress.

•    Third, they grow empathy for others and strong problem-solving skills by playing the rest of the cards in the deck in any order they wish!

About Tournesol Kids

Tournesol Kids is a non-profit designed in collaboration with holistic developmental pediatrician Dr. Stephen Cowan, who has been working with children for over 30 years. Your support helps us empower children to live healthy, resilient lives by giving them the tools they need for success.

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    Five Stress Types PDF

    Get a PDF download of printable cards explaining the five unique ways kids respond to stress.

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    Five Stress Types PDF + Resilience Guide

    Get a PDF download of printable cards explaining the five unique ways kids respond to stress and what they can do get into balance.

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    Full Deck PDF

    Get a printable PDF download of our full deck including info on the five stress types, the resilience guide, and activities.

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    Core Deck PDF

    Get a PDF download of printable cards explaining the five unique ways kids respond to stress, what they can do get into balance, and core activities they can do to build their strengths.

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    Full Deck

    Get a full high-quality physical set of the Tournesol Kids Game cards! Includes a PDF download of the core deck.

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    Personalized Resilience Map

    Experience your own personalized resilience mapping session with Carey Davidson, our Executive Director. Discover your strengths, road blocks, stress triggers, and tools for building resilience in a 45-minute phone or web meeting. You'll also get two decks of Tournesol Kids Game cards!

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    Personalized Resilience Map w/ Dr. Cowan

    Experience your own personalized resilience mapping session with Dr. Stephen Cowan. Discover your strengths, road blocks, stress triggers, and tools for building resilience in a 45-minute phone or web meeting. You'll also get two decks of Tournesol Kids Game cards!

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    Family Resilience Map w/ Dr. Cowan

    Experience a resilience mapping session for 2-4 members of your family with Dr. Stephen Cowan. You'll have two calls or web sessions that help you understand family dynamics and build better relationships. You'll also get two decks of Tournesol Kids Game cards!

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    In-School Resilience Workshop

    We'll give a 3-hour mini workshop at your school! Limited to the New York City area. You'll also get four decks of Tournesol Kids Game cards!

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