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. 20 Friendship Rhymes with friendship skills to motivate your child
. 50 Social Skills with a weekly calendar promote progress
. 75 Parenting Tips for raising happy children with social skills 5 STAR reviews say: “…an exciting and fun way to help kids feel comfortable about taking healthy risks…”
“…models for parents how to encourage and reinforce positive self-talk in their children…”
“…the unique functions of the left and right brain provide a nice framework for the child to understand her behavior...” The 20 character-building stories explore typical social problems. Each cartoon kid shows your elementary-age child what doesn’t work and how to change it with friendship skills like: . Rubber Band Ruby’s Friendly Stretch
. Nail-Biting Nate’s If-Then Formula
. Funny-Bones Fanny’s Laughter Law
. Eddie’s Eyeball Tactic
. Grim Tim’s Open Approach
. Lazybones Larry’s Pitch-In Principle
. Betty’s Upbeat Booster With each character-building story, your child learns how to use all 20 of the social skills with their easy tips for becoming a friendly child by: . Hearing the character’s problem
. Sensing the child’s pain
. Understanding the friendship skill to practice
. Seeing how the character uses the skill and makes new friends
. Discussing the solutions and applying them to his own life Can your kids be happy without friends? Research says, “No!” To the parent who wants the best friendship skills for raising happy children: 1. Use these stories for delightful discussions. Read them together. Ask the questions. Listen and appreciate your child’s wisdom.
2. Ask your children, “What advice would you give to help the character? Find out what your son or daughter really thinks.
3. Discover how your kids handled similar situations in the past. Their openness can touch your heart and create both trust and closeness.
4. Suggest to your youngsters that they use the friendship rhymes as messages to themselves. Repeating the rhymes can boost positive thinking and friendly behaviors.
5. Encourage your boy or girl to create a picture book with captions to reinforce each story’s friendship skill. Suggest they refer to their own book whenever they need to. Watch your son or daughter put these friendship skills into practice. And if they tell you what they really feel, you might hear them say, “I’m so happy.”