I didn’t talk much about social skills in the video, but this game has a lot of opportunities for practicing social skills.
Social skills are one of the MOST IMPORTANT skills needed to be a successful at school, a job, and really any aspects of life. Social skills develop throughout life through experiences, observation, and direct teaching. You can demonstrate good social skills from the start through modeling.
Practice asking for a turn to push the red thing to make the pictures pop out.
Practice inviting a friend or family member to join in the play.
Talk about who you want to invite over to play and how to do it.
If a child doesn’t want to share or wait for a turn, talk about why it is so important. This will pay off in the long run!
Learn how to win or lose GRACEFULLY and why that is important.
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Bridget is an ASHA certified, practicing speech-language pathologist. She is passionate about providing parents with information on child speech and language development as well as provide functional, easy activities to do at home! Parents have the power to make a real difference. Follow Bridget at Facebook and Pinterest for more fun!