Building a culture of health starts with developing children's social and academic aptitude from a young age with self-knowledge, empathy, communication skills, collaboration, and growth mindset.
Age Group: Pre-K/Kindergarten Foundation: Social Emotional Indicators: SE.1.75 Become aware of themselves as separate from others. SE.1.93 Show individuality in artwork. I believe this activity is DAP because the children are learning about their own skin colors and exploring different artistic ways to display their discoveries.
Social Skills Are in the News But How Can You Support Them? DAP! by Susan Friedman and Kyle Snow "The importance of social and emotional skills alongside the academic content, continue to be hallmarks of early childhood education - sitting at the center of early learning standards, NAEYC’s Early Childhood Program Standards and Accreditation Criteria, and Developmentally Appropriate Practice."
Therapeutic Interventions: Verbs Commonly Used to Document Interventions
Most of us take basic social skills for granted because we learned them when we were young and use them every day. But it's important to teach these skills to children, because they're important to any child's future success in school and life. Whether you're just introducing social skills to your child or you'd like to refresh and fine-tune, Boys Town can help.