10+ Easy Games for Kindergarten Students

Kindergarten students can enjoy scavenger hunts, read aloud time, hopscotch, and competition games. You can play games inside or outside, online or screen free. Kindergarteners usually enjoy playing with other kids or with caregivers.  Kindergarten aged students are growing social skills and playing games together is a great way to grow and practice those growing … Read more

Social Goals for Middle School Students (A Parent’s Guide)

Middle school students are starting to develop a deeper social identity and they find an identity in their peer groups. Middle school students continue to need social emotional education and skill building opportunities. Children in middle school are growing in decision making, social-awareness and self-awareness and management.  12 to 15 year olds in middle school … Read more

Social Goals For 5th Graders (A Parent’s Guide)

Students in fifth grade are starting to understand the larger world around them. They may become interested in social issues, global cultures and personal identity. Fifth graders are growing in the areas of self-awareness and management, social-awareness and belonging and decision making.  With a growing interest in the world, fifth grade students may express interest … Read more

Social Goals For 4th Graders (A Parent’s Guide)

Students in fourth grade are developing friendships and a greater sense of identity. Children in fourth grade are growing in the areas of self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness, decision making and relationships.  As friendships become more important, 4th graders are better able to understand that other people experience the world differently than they do.  Social Goals For … Read more

Social Goals For 2nd Graders (A Parent’s Guide)

Children in second grade are learning social-awareness, decision making, self-awareness and self-management. Children may have more frequent changes in mood and may begin to enjoy participating in clubs and team sports and may enjoy sharing secrets with friends.  These social emotional milestones may look different from child to child, but the general theme is that … Read more