Social Skills for the Tough Kid: Tips & Tools for Parents

Social Skills for the Tough Kid: Tips & Tools for Parents

For Ages: 7–13

ISBN: 978-1-59909-046-7

Publication Date: 2010

Details: 168 pp., including 12 cut-out cards

Product ID: 046-7

Price: $14.95

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Many children have a tough time in social situations. Some are shy and withdrawn. Others may use their fists to settle arguments with their classmates.

Kids who don't know how to interact appropriately have trouble expressing feelings, making friends, and resolving disagreements. But there is a solution—teach the social skills your child needs to make and keep friends. Social Skills for The Tough Kid: Tips & Tools for Parents will help you teach your children:

  • Understanding body language (Body Basics)
  • Starting a conversation
  • Joining in
  • Noticing and talking about feelings
  • Having a conversation
  • Playing cooperatively
  • Controlling anger
  • Solving problems
  • Settling arguments
  • Dealing with teasing
  • Dealing with being left out
  • Accepting "No"

This book may be used independently or as a companion to The Tough Kid Social Skills Book and includes handy cut-out cards to guide parents through coaching each of 12 important skills.