Inside: 100 + social skills activities for preschoolers that teach them about manners, making and keeping friends, understanding their emotions, and more! Social skills activities for preschoolers helps teach young children valuable social skills. There are many benefits to children developing pro-social skills. For instance, research indicates that academic success in the first few years of school is significantly based on the development… Read More
Getting some kids to open up and talk can be like pulling teeth. They don’t always have insight into what they’re thinking and feeling and find it hard to express themselves to others. Psychotherapists discovered that using mandalas with kids can help them develop a better understanding of themselves and their experiences. Mandalas are helpful because they give kids an… Read More
Five year old Isabelle came home from school one day crying her eyes out. Apparently two little girls in her kindergarten class told her she couldn’t sit with them at lunch. This of course hurt her feelings and made her very upset. Unfortunately, stories like Isabelle’s aren’t uncommon. Kids being unkind to one another is a common problem in schools and… Read More
Hi everyone! Welcome to another edition of Freebie Friday where every Friday I share a free product or printable. Don’t forget to stop by every Friday to check out what new freebie I’m sharing. You can also subscribe to Kiddie Matters to stay in the loop when freebies are added! This weeks Kindness Bingo freebie was generously provided by the… Read More
In order for children to be successful in life there are some essential social skills they need to know. Many kids learn social skills such as sharing and resolving conflicts from watching others around them. However, some kids need to be taught these skills. I’ve found that the best way to teach these skills is through fun, social skills activities…. Read More
Worry doll activity to help children talk about anxiety, worry, and fears. The worry doll activity also comes with directions of how to guide the conversation with children to help them open up.