Theraplay® Products


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Theraplay® Activities Flip Book

Detailed instructions for over 80 Theraplay activities, color coded by the four Theraplay dimensions (Structure, Engagement, Nurture, Challenge). Great for planning treatment sessions and for parents.

Available for purchase at CairnsMoir Connections



Theraplay® Group Activities Flip Book

Instructions for 85 Theraplay play group games to quickly and easily guide you through planning play group sessions. 

Available for purchase at CairnsMoir Connections





Parenting the Theraplay® Way: 214 Engaging, Fun Activities to Create Joyful Connectedness

Learn how to incorporate playful interaction into your daily life and become physically and emotionally closer to your children. Includes games to be played one-on-one and as a family, as well as games you can play while waiting, in the car, while you are away, or saying “goodbye”.

Available for purchase at AdoptionUK or CairnsMoir Connections.




What is Theraplay® ? DVD

In just under ten minutes, this video provides a brief history and overview of Theraplay®, from its beginnings in Chicago’s Head Start in the 1960’s to the internationally practiced and respected treatment modality of today. The footage was originally shot for the video, Playful Interaction, produced by the Texas Christian University’s Institute of Child Development.

Available for purchase at CairnsMoir Connections.




Parenting With Theraplay®: Understanding Attachment and How to Nurture a Closer Relationship with Your Child

By providing an overview of Theraplay and the psychological principles that it is based on, parents and carers will gain an understanding of the basic theory of the model along with practical ideas for applying Theraplay to everyday family life. Through everyday case studies and easy language, parents will gain confidence and learn new skills for emotional bonding, empathy, and acceptance in the relationship with their child.

Available for purchase at CairnsMoir Connections



MIM book coverMarschak Interaction Method Manual and Card Set (MIM)

Marschak Interaction Method Manual and Card Set: Includes Tasks for Pre-Natal, Infant, Toddler, Pre-School/School Age and Adolescent Versions

The Marschak Interaction Method (MIM) is a structured technique for observing and assessing the overall quality and nature of relationships between caregivers and child. It consists of a series of simple tasks designed to elicit behaviors in four primary dimensions in order to evaluate the caregivers’ capacity to:
Set limits and provide an appropriately ordered environment (Structure)
Engage the child in interaction while being attuned to the child’s state (Engagement)
Meet the child’s needs for attention, soothing and care (Nurture)
Support and encourage the child’s efforts to achieve at a developmentally appropriate level (Challenge)
And the child’s ability to respond to the caregivers’ efforts. The manual for the administration and observational analysis of the MIM includes includes activity cards and recommended task lists for each age group.

Available for purchase at CairnsMoir Connections

Sunshine Circles®: Nurture Your Classroom With Play

The Second Edition of the Sunshine Circles ® Manual is now available!
​With more activities, songs and helpful tools for classroom groups, this manual will help you create a fun, productive and safe environment to enjoy your Sunshine Circles ®!

Learn how to introduce this amazing social-emotional development group to your school.  Sunshine Circles ® are teacher-directed and structured, but rather than talking, the teacher leads playful, cooperative and nurturing activities.  Sunshine Circles are 99% interactive and create an atmosphere of fun, caring, acceptance and encouragement that leads to better social, emotional and even cognitive development.

Available for purchase at CairnsMoir Connections

entrances and exits book coverTheraplay® Entrances and Exits Activity Book 

Start every session with your best foot forward!
Introducing the all new Entrance and Exits Activity Book  

This new book contains over 50 fun ways to get clients into the room and ready to engage.
The book contains easy to follow instruction with whimsical illustrations as a reference.

Available for purchase at CairnsMoir Connections