Social Skills exercises, friendship, anti-bullying
Social Skills exercises, friendship, anti-bullyingSocial Skills exercises, friendship, anti-bullyingSocial Skills exercises, friendship, anti-bullyingSocial Skills exercises, friendship, anti-bullying

Social Skills Exercises – Building Friendships

$5.00

Social Skills Exercises – Building Friendships

Social skills exercises that aim to help younger students think  about the complexities in choice- making while building friendships and then develop practices to support this complex choice making. Invites a constructivist / inquiry approach to exploring friendships and developing social skills.

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Subject links: Personal and Social Education

Included in the resource: Twelve illustrated cards with guided questions and ideas for use

Product Description

Social Skills Exercises – Building Friendships

Social skills exercises that aim to help younger students think  about the complexities in choice- making while building friendships and then develop practices to support this complex choice making. Invites a constructivist / inquiry approach to exploring friendships and developing social skills. Moves beyond the simplistic say your sorry or walk away and cool down, to helping children explore the complexities of needing space, feeling angry and having agency in the problem solving process.

Subject links: Personal and Social Education

Included in the resource: Twelve illustrated cards with guided questions and ideas for use

BEFORE USE

  • Read through the cards and reflect on the complexities each of these choices might hold.
  • What might be the benefits or hidden difficulties/dangers each strategy might hold for children from different backgrounds or with perspec)ves that are different to your own?
  • Think carefully about the different ways friendship problem solving can be scaffolded.
  • There is a blank card that you can add a strategy to that you feel is appropriate to your setting OR you can leave it for the students to generate their own ideas for testing.

Includes teaching ideas.

Other connected resources include

See our reading room for ‘Back to School’ story book ideas