In every class is the one kid who struggles with peer interaction. We all have them, you are probably picturing your current kid who walks up to a peer he or she wants to play with and WHACK!, then doesn't understand why that child just isn't interested in playing anymore.
I've got one. Awh, who am I kidding? I have like five of those right now.
I was brainstorming ideas of how to incorporate being friends into more than just our on-going conversations of the day and put it into a formal lesson of sorts. I remember talking about social stories in a Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) training that I went to a few years ago. I headed over to their site and found their "I Can Be A Super Friend" social story, but the pictures were just...
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Print, laminate, and slip a few binder rings on it and it's ready to go! This is the first one I made, and since then I've worked on a few more that I will share.
If you have any questions, or would like the wording changed in some way, please feel free to contact me! I would be happy to help. =)
Until next time-- play, create, and get messy!--