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Social Skills Stories

Size of Group: up to 8

Equipment: Descriptions or pictures of various social situations in a story format. Brief example, "Johnny is thinking of buying a Christmas present for his favorite 4th grade teacher. He goes into a department store and sees many items including perfume, lingerie, and other items to show his love of his teacher. What kinds of presents do you think is OK for Johnny to buy for his teach?"

Description: Share with the group a description or a picture/drawing of a social situation in a story format. Invite the participants to respond with their thoughts on what they might do in such a situation. Allow the group to discuss openly without judgement and guide them to discover what is right and wrong. Reinforce the discovery of right choices.


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