Teachers, counselors, SLPs, and psychologists love Social Skills Roundup! It includes over 300 game cards and incorporates evidence based strategies. Cards include role-playing, conversations, perspective taking, self-monitoring, understanding situations, and using feeling scales. The game will provide hours of social skills instruction with little preparation time. Students must collect cards by following the directions on the card. Social Skills Roundup will provide your students with social skills instruction in a game format which will make social skills instruction fun for many of your students.
Students will learn valuable skills such as
1. Taking the perspective of another person in a situation,
2. Having a back and forth (reciprocal) conversation with others about a variety of topics
3. Initiating conversations with others
4. Joining a conversation with others
5. Identifying feelings and degree of the feeling (e.g. very angry vs. a little angry)
6. Learning to use self-monitoring strategy (A student rates themselves on their performance)
7. Role playing what to do and say in various situations
8. Social problem solving/ dissecting a social situation and determining behavioral choices and the consequences of those choices
9. Building a better understanding of various social situations and how to respond in a particular situation
10. Teaching replacement behaviors
The game includes: directions on how to play, 300+ game cards, a one page parent handout describing the game and its function to parents, a data sheet that could be used to record performance on specific goals (e.g. reached goal 3 out of 5 trials), feeling scales (can be used during the game or in other situations), and a self-monitoring visual prompt.
Roundup as many cards as possible to win the game! The game is designed to be played with a teacher (counselor, psychologist or other facilitator), and two or more students. The game is designed so that children of different ages and ability levels may play together. Have fun playing Social Skills Roundup!
Ben DeWolfe, Ed.S.