Practice Social Skills With These Worksheets for Kids

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Help your young students practice important social skills like friendship, respect, trust, and responsibility with these worksheets. The fun exercises can be used in groups or one-and-one in classrooms or at home.

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Recipe for Making Friends

Recipe for Making Friends

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In this exercise, children list the character traits they value most in friends and explain why they're important to have. 

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Pyramid of Friends

Pyramid of Friends

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Use this worksheet to have students identify their pyramid of friends. Children can explore the differences between a best friend and adult helpers.

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Responsibility Poem

Responsibility Poem

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Use the letters that spell "responsibility" to write a poem about why this character trait is so important to learn.

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Help Wanted: A Friend

Help Wanted: A Friend

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Think about what character traits a good friend ought to have. Use those thoughts to create an ad that describes this friend.

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My Qualities

My Qualities

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In this exercise, students must think about their own best qualities and how they can improve their social skills. This is a great exercise for talking about honesty, respect, and responsibility, and about setting goals.

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Trust Me

Trust Me

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Trust is important in every relationship. This worksheet helps students to define trust and to talk about why it's so important. 

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Kinder and Friendlier

Kinder and Friendlier

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Think about what it means to be kind and friendly, then use this exercise to talk about how you can put these two traits into action by being helpful.

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Nice Words Brainstorm

Nice Words Brainstorm

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Think of as many nice, friendly words as you can. This brainstorming exercise is a fun way to expand your vocabulary and think about all the great ways to describe your friends and family.

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Nice Words Word Search

Nice Words Word Search

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Now that you've learned some new words to describe nice, friendly people, it's time to practice. How many nice words can you find in this word puzzle?