This is a FREE card response library for purchasers of the 52 Essential Social Skills Deck.

Social Skills Library

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    Overview Guides & Tips

    • Download Cheat Sheet: How to Teach with 52 Essential Card Series

    • How to Teach with 52 Essential Card Series

    • Parent's Guide: How to Make the Most of 52 Essential Social Skills

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    Assessment & Checklists

    • Social Skills Assessment: see how your child/student is performing

    • Grade 1 (Ages 6-8) Social Skills Checklist

    • Grade 2 (Ages 6-8) Social Skills Checklist

    • Grade 3 (Ages 8-9) Social Skills Checklist

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    Dealing with Big Emotions (Hearts)

    • Getting Out of the Comfort Zone (A of Hearts)

    • Dealing with Disappointment (2 of Hearts)

    • Calming Anger (3 of Hearts)

    • Developing Confidence (4 of Hearts)

    • Recovering from Embarrassment (5 of Hearts)

    • Maintaining Positive Attitude (6 of Hearts)

    • Responding to Accusations (7 of Hearts)

    • Handling Rejections (8 of Hearts)

    • Confronting Uncertainty (9 of Hearts)

    • Managing Hurt Feelings (10 of Hearts)

    • Overcoming Setback (J of Hearts)

    • Self-Soothing (Q of Hearts)

    • Coping with "Not Good Enough" (K of Hearts)

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    Regulating Emotions & Impulses (Diamonds)

    • Taking Turns (A of Diamonds)

    • Participating (2 of Diamonds)

    • Following Directions (3 of Diamonds)

    • Staying on Task (4 of Diamonds)

    • Raising Hand (5 of Diamonds)

    • Playing Fair (6 of Diamonds)

    • Speaking Up (7 of Diamonds)

    • Being a Good Sport (8 of Diamonds)

    • Taking Responsibility (9 of Diamonds)

    • Controlling Impulse (10 of Diamonds)

    • Explaining Yourself (J of Diamonds)

    • Doing the Right Thing (Q of Diamonds)

    • Problem-Solving (K of Diamonds)

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    Manners & Social Awareness (Spades)

    • Recognizing Others' Emotions (A of Spades)

    • Interpreting Body Language (2 of Spades)

    • Understanding Expectations (3 of Spades)

    • Asking for Permission (4 of Spades)

    • Having Good Manners (5 of Spades)

    • Appreciating Physical Differences (6 of Spades)

    • Accepting Decisions (7 of Spades)

    • Honoring Personal Space (8 of Spades)

    • Being Kind (9 of Spades)

    • Setting Boundaries (10 of Spades)

    • Being Helpful (J of Spades)

    • Creating Community (Q of Spades)

    • Identifying Bullying Behaviors (K of Spades)

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    Healthy & Smart Relationships (Clubs)

    • Making Friends (A of Clubs)

    • Sharing Materials (2 of Clubs)

    • Asking for Help (3 of Clubs)

    • Compromising (4 of Clubs)

    • Forgiving Others (5 of Clubs)

    • Providing Feedback (6 of Clubs)

    • Celebrating Others' Success (7 of Clubs)

    • Disagreeing Respectfully (8 of Clubs)

    • Apologizing (9 of Clubs)

    • Finding Solutions (10 of Clubs)

    • Receiving Criticism (J of Clubs)

    • Resolving Conflict (Q of Clubs)

    • Being a Team Player (K of Clubs)