Games to Teach Social Emotional Skills to Kids
Social-emotional development is a child’s ability to understand the feelings of others, control their own feelings and behaviors, and get along with peers.
Social-emotional skills help kids:
Make friends and keep friendships
Manage stress and anxiety
Learn social norms
Make appropriate decisions
Resist negative social pressure
Learn strengths and weaknesses
Games are a great way to teach and practice social skills like conversations, turn taking, self-control, and more. Use some of these ideas to help kids and teens improve their social skills in your classroom.