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Social Skills for Kids (Ages 5 -12)

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The book hits on a lot of topics that children face during their elementary years. It has helpful suggestions for activities to help enhance the child’s self-esteem and emotional health, from dealing with bullies to establishing strong friendships. While some parents might find the material rather basic, it is a a worthwhile reference for libraries.

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This is very helpful and a good reminder to instill in our kids their worth! I will be sharing with my kids and advising them as they navigate their social circles. Thank you for a copy.

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As a speech and language pathologist who works with children with social skill deficits, this book was amazing. It was a great resource for teachers, parents, SLPs, or anyone who works with children with autism or related disorders that have difficulty with pragmatics. The topics were pertinent to real life and designed to target different ages which is very helpful- a 5 year old has WAY different issues than a 12 year old. The activities were engaging and fun and easy to explain and utilize. I would definitely recommend to my students' families and other SLPs.

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This is such an important book! If this book can go anyway to make our young peoples lives more fulfilled and successful it is a great investment, and having read this book I am all in - I true believe in the messages and strategies it contains.

I was initially impressed by a strategy for helping young kids with 'sharing' as this is a topic that comes up time and time again, I found the advice given on this to be extremely helpful. Resolving conflicts peacefully, recognising and handling emotions, encouraging listening skills, teaching clear communication, guidance in making friends.

As I read on I discovered that this book has a different section for ascending age categories making it accessible to caregivers of all ages of children. All in all this is a quality parenting book that I will continue to dip in and out of as my children mature.

My thanks to Netgalley, author and publisher for the opportunity to review this book in exchange for an advance copy.

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Josh Evermore’s SOCIAL SKILLS FOR KIDS was a good starting point to help parents and kids work towards developing these important skills. It felt a little basic to me, but for someone who is looking for an intro to this work, this is a great start.

Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for an eARC.

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*Special thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for providing this e-ARC in exchange for an honest review.

This seems geared more toward teachers than parents. Not much I didn't already know in this and there was a lot of suggested language that I purposely avoid using with children. The kids sections at the end of each age group is where this really shines—I think kids will be very receptive to the suggestions since they’re coming from a “grown up” book!

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