5 Important Social Skills for Kids

Social skills are extremely important! Good social skills allow kids to enjoy better relationships. But the benefits of good social skills has a far reaching social acceptance -children are more likely to reap immediate benefits.

Here are 5 important social skills for a child to learn:

  1. Sharing
  2. Making eye contact
  3. Listening
  4. Working together
  5. Manners

Another important social skill for young children to learn is sitting at a table and eating together. We developed our Let’s Eat Together Placemat to help families bond together at mealtimes.  The simple act of eating together at the table is the perfect opportunity to talk, bond and learn from one another.  Not only does it enrich the feeling of belonging, it is here that children learn etiquette, table manners and the essential skill of how to properly use their knife, fork and spoon.

Related articles:

How to teach your child to share

Social Skills for a 2 year old

How to improve a child’s social skills 

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