13 Important Social Skills Activities for Kids
[Source: Childhood 101]
Yesterday my heart was full of pride! My eight year old had his first swimming carnival. He does well in small groups but usually shies away from larger social situations. We have worked on social skills and social confidence a lot since he started school and yesterday he blew my mind.
In a totally new social setting, with a crowd of parents, school kids and teachers watching, with excited kids chanting and honking on trumpets, he approached the teacher by himself to say his name, age and team. He waited until it was his turn, looking super confident and composed.
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