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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 and 8-12 (healthy snacks included daily) $145/day OR $450/week

This spring break workshop series will provide fun and educational lessons to fortify your child's social and emotional tool kit, focusing on key skills such as making a great first impression, making friends, feeling confident, and even diningsklz:-) You may sign up for any combination or number of days and during each day kids will be divided by ages (4-7 and 8-12). Full descriptions for each of the below workshops can be found by visiting our homepage and clicking on the respective lesson title.


Monday, 3/20/17 OR 4/10/17 (NYC)


essentialkidz (ages 4-7) / essentialtweenz (ages 8-12)


Tuesday 3/21/17 OR 4/11/17 (NYC)


friendshipsklz:-) making friends, being a goodfriend, and ending a friendship if necessary; aggression/bullying; includingothers/engaging in groups

confidencesklz:-) how to feel confident about who you are, confidence vs. arrogance, and identifying/expressingemotions


Wednesday 3/23/17 OR 4/12/17 (NYC)


communicationsklz:-) starting,maintaining, and closing conversations; verbal/ nonverbal communication, identifyingand expressing emotions

gratitude and attitude- the value of everyday thankfulness, how to incorporate it into daily living and how it affects ourstate of mind


Thursday 3/23/17 OR 4/13/17 (NYC)


stressmanagementsklz:-) how to cope with stress from school, family, friends etc.; creating personal stressbusters and ways to manage

dining intensive (the ins and outs of dining; table settings; utensil management; mealtime conversation) LUNCH INCLUDED

Separately, we'll be running our essential workshops on Friday, this is a separate charge:

Friday, 4/14/17 (NYC) 

9:00-am-1pm, $200.00

essentialkidz/ essentialtweenz