"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 8-12, $95.00 per child
There is a maximum of 8 children per group.
Friendships are deeply meaningful to children which makes learning to effectively manage friendships one of the most important skill sets for a child to master. Although these lessons aren't necessarily taught in school, they can help ease the challenges that kids face while interacting with others. Addressing topics such as making and maintaining friends and coping with difficult situations, this workshop will empower boys and girls, making them feel confident enough to start new friendships, and strengthen the ones they already have. Kids will be encouraged to share their own experiences.
- How to make new friends
- Maintaining friends
- Defining a true friend
- Empathy and thoughtfulness
- Handling difficult situations
- Identifying bullying and coping with it
- Learning when it's time to move on from friendships politely
- How to speak up and express feelings
- Being friends with boys and girls
*we are a nut-free environment and can accommodate dietary needs (please indicate on registration form)