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"Social skills are necessary for school success. They affect how you do on the playground, in the classroom, in the workplace" --Dr. Barbara Howard an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and an expert on behavior and development." The New York Times


ages 4-7.  $200.00 per child.

2-part workshop featuring 4 hours of instruction

*kidz:-) and tweenz:-) run simultaneously, but led by separate instructors

There is a maximum of 8 children per group.



In this two session workshop series, children learn the basics of good social skills through interactive games, role-playing, and mini-excursions. They will grasp the importance of mindful behavior, body language, a good handshake, proper introductions, patience, and making friends. The workshop includes a "socialsklz:-) dinner party" and an excursion during which children put their out-and-about skills to use. Each class is two hours.



meet and greet

  • The basics of face-to-face interaction and good body language
  • How to shake hands and make eye contact
  • How to introduce him/herself to peers and adults
  • How to make and receive phone calls


go out and about

  • How to use stellar social skills in public - at theaters, in-stores and on the street
  • How to host and attend a play date

*During our NYC workshop, instructors will take kids out for 10-12 minutes around the block to practice social skills in public


say it best

  • How to use courteous words and express gratitude
  • The importance of being thoughtful and how to apply it to daily life
  • How to write a personal note for someone special


ready, set, dine!

  • How to set the table
  • How to be the best guest at a dinner party at a home or at a restaurant
  • How to use utensils properly
  • How to interact at the table

*we are a nut-free environment and can accommodate dietary needs (please indicate on registration form)