Develop playground social skills to manage unfriendly situations with kids who are always picking the team, deciding the activity, making negative comments or excluding. Build social skills that help kids be connected by knowing how to manage playground sticky situations and how to join groups. The playground is where most hurt feelings and sticky situations happen.
Kids will learn assertiveness and problem solving skills to deal with rule changers, rule breakers, excluding behavior, and what it looks like to be a “good winner and loser” of games. Kid will learn words, tone of voice and how their body language should look. Kids will play games at different stations that teach one specific lesson. Games will include typical recess activities like Night of the Museum, Foursquare, and Soccer) Kids will role play situations that happen at recess. Wear playground clothing and tennis shoes and bring a nut free snack and reusable water bottle.