Helping Kids Form Friendships

Miller, Susan A.
October 2004
Scholastic Parent & Child;Oct2004, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p9
This article presents tips for parents to help their children in forming friendship. One should introduce possible play scenarios--such as a tea party--so that she becomes comfortable making suggestions during play with other children. If one's child is apprehensive, one must invite just one child at a time and offer limited toy and activity choices. One should demonstrate how to use people's names and make eye contact.


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