ERIC Number: ED415970
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Getting Along with Others: An Activity Book. Charts and Tips To Help You Teach Social Skills to Children and Reward Their Good Behavior. Grades Pre K-6.
Noting that children need to learn to cooperate with peers, older children, adults, and parents, this activity book presents 30 charts to help parents help their children learn and practice social skills. The illustrations, coloring activities, and rewards for parents to offer are designed to keep children entertained and motivated. The book includes hints for parents and tips on setting up rewards and how often to reward. Skills included on the charts include: (1) listening to others; (2) showing you care; (3) following instructions; (4) controlling your anger; (5) accepting "no"; (6) correcting mistakes; (7) interrupting in a nice way; (8) saying something nice; (9) telling the truth; (10) saying you are sorry; and (11) offering to help someone. A list of additional social skills for children to learn is included.(JPB)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Experience Charts, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Activities, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Materials, Parents as Teachers, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Prosocial Behavior, Social Development
Boys Town Press, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: 1-800-282-6657; fax: 402-498-1310; web address: www.ffbh.boystown.org
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, Boys Town, NE.
Note: Teacher's Choice Award winner for 1997 from "Learning Magazine."