using videos to teach social skills

Social Skills Group Ideas to Help Kids Who Are Bossy

Social Skills Group Ideas to Help Kids Who Are Bossy

As your daughter gets off the bus, you notice her flushed face and her eyes are filled with tears. You ask what’s wrong, and the words come flooding out. “Julia said she won’t play with me at recess anymore. I don’t understand why she’s mad. I was just telling her the right way to play!”

Some children I’ve worked with (and one child I’m currently raising - eek!) can be described as bossy.

Teaching Personal Space using videos

Teaching Personal Space using videos

I've written before about how you can use videos to teach social skills to kids (check out this blog post for more information about using videos in general). One of my favorite lessons to teach using videos is about personal space. I loved showing the two videos below because of the laughter and conversations that happened when we watched something a little silly together. Here’s what you can do if you want to use videos to start a discussion with your kids about personal space:

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