Let's Be Friends

Let's Be Friends
A Workbook to Help Kids Learn Social Skills & Make Great Friends
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Let's Be Friends: A Workbook to Help Kids Learn Social Skills & Make Great Friends


Grades 3-5. This workbook is designed for use with children who find themselves socially isolated or rejected by their peers. The book helps children acquire the skills to make and keep new friends, including: choosing friends with common interests, reading non-verbal cues, and developing specific communication skills, such as inviting a child to a party or talking on the phone. The current edition no longer contains a CD as stated in our catalog.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Making Friends

  • About You
  • Finding Shared Interests
  • Where to Meet New Friends
  • Friendly Kids Make Friends
  • Making a Good First Impression
  • Being Popular for Life
  • Your Social Network
  • Reaching Out to New Kids

Section 2: Understanding Social Rules

  • Being a Social Detective
  • Being Part of the Group
  • Finding the Right Words
  • Understanding Body Language
  • Having Good Manners
  • Phone Manners
  • E-Mail Manners
  • Planning a Party

Section 3: The Give and Take of Friendships

  • Share and Share Alike
  • Taking Turns
  • Tuning In
  • Giving Compliments
  • Being a Good Leader
  • Knowing When to Follow
  • Making the Best of Things
  • Being Flexible
  • Speaking Kindly
  • Keeping Cool
  • Releasing Your Feelings
  • Bouncing Back from Rejection

Section 4: Understanding and Caring About Your Friends

  • Paying Attention to Feelings
  • Helping Others
  • Being Too Nice
  • Including Everyone
  • It’s Nothing Personal
  • Forgiving Others
  • Respecting Differences

Section 5: Peacemaking

  • Dealing with Kids Who Are Difficult
  • Clubs and Cliques
  • Keeping the Peace
  • Apologizing
  • Compromising