Social Skills Activities

Helping kids establish good social skills is essential to their personal growth and development. Our social skills activities enable kids to better understand social expectations and norms. What's more, they help kids learn how to communicate their thoughts and emotions in an appropriate manner. These important social skills will help them succeed both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Make a color coded "mood meter" with your kindergartener to help her recognize and tell her feelings while building reading and writing skills.
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Puppets can help preschoolers practice communication and conflict resolution.
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This activity will give pre-readers practice building a story. And it's silly fun, too!
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This simple movement activity helps improve listening skills, as your child will be required to discriminate between sound and silence.
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Want to help your preschooler learn more about his community while boosting creativity? Set up a post office play station right in your very own home!
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In this game, your child and his friends will need to use their observational skills as they try to figure out who's got the peanut!
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It can feel good to hit something when you're mad. The more your child pounds, squeezes, and mashes this dough, the better these play dough cookies will taste!
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This slightly tweaked version of "Hide and Go Seek" hones listening: a key skill for kindergarten.
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It's always good to have a little help during the holiday. Show your child how to set a table setting and then help him create a placemat map.
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Tell your child you want to work on kindergarten readiness skills and she's not likely to jump up and clap. But turn it into a game and it's a different story.
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Make a photo book to provide a reassuring guide for your child's first days and weeks of school.
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Craft a glamorous crown that your preschooler can wear when he demonstrates good behavior!
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Help your kindergartener learn to manage a telephone with this homemade keyboard that also helps kids practice letters and numbers.
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Improve your kindergartener's vocabulary with this fun, quick, and simple improvisation activity! He'll love acting while practicing directionality words.

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