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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

4 hour workshop *kidz:-) and tweenz:-) typically run simultaneously, but are led by separate instructors

**up to 8 students per group



During this fun and engaging workshop, children learn vital social interaction and communication skills through interactive lessons, games, role-play, and a mini-excursion. The workshop includes a "socialsklz:-) dinner party" and an excursion where students use an "out and about checklist" to navigate every aspect of being out in public.


topics included:

meet and greet

  • How to make the impression we want to make when meeting others
  • Non verbal aspects of a first impression-eye contact, smile and use good body language
  • How to shake hands properly
  • How to introduce him/herself to peers and adults
  • How to effectively make and receive phone calls


go out and about

  • How to use stellar social skills in public
  • Being mindful, organized, aware, prepared, on-time and responsible
  • How and who to engage with in public
  • How to host, attend play dates and be a good friend

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

say it best

  • Using courteous words, compliments and expressing gratitude on a daily basis
  • The importance of showing others we care
  • Steps to incorporate thoughtfulness into daily living


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)

December, 23, 2019
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
UPPER WEST SIDE 250 West 85th Street
January, 20, 2020
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
UPPER WEST SIDE 250 West 85th Street
February, 17, 2020
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
UPPER WEST SIDE 250 West 85th Street