Your Child’s Social Skills and Play

A child’s social competence is most simply defined as their ability to play while keeping friends. If the other kids are happy when your child shows up, they want to continue playing with them and the play tends to go well most of the time then their social skills are likely developing at least fairly … Continue reading Your Child’s Social Skills and Play

All About Playdates

Playdates give kids an opportunity to build individual friendships and practice related social skills. Playdates can be brief – An hour is plenty for young children or children who don’t know each other well. Older children that get along well can often handle longer stretches. Balance unstructured and structured time – Unstructured is open play … Continue reading All About Playdates