Use these social skills visual posters to teach, discuss, and practice social skills in the classroom! They include 9 unique posters with a total of over 80 social skills. Each poster highlights a different area of social skills, including basic skills, empathy and perspective-taking, academic skills, conversation skills, friendship skills, emotions, and decision-making skills.
A digital version for Google Slides is now included! This means you can use these posters to highlight social skills digitally with your students through Google Classroom or other digital means.
These posters are a fun way to integrate social skills and SEL in the classroom!
Additional posters are included with several of the skills put together in one large poster.
How Can I Use Social Skill Visual Posters?
You can use these social skills posters in multiple ways to integrate social skills into the classroom. Here are some simple suggestions:
- Post these visuals around the classroom or school to provide reminders about critical social skills.
- Create a social skills bulletin board.
- Post one poster a week or month, highlighting each of the skills throughout that time period.
- Use the black/white version as a coloring book as you discuss each skill.
Basic Skills: following directions, using manners, having a positive attitude, working with others, good hygiene, using polite words, taking turns, greetings, waiting and having patience, being a good sport, listening to others, understanding personal space
Academic Skills: paying attention, starting tasks independently, taking pride in work, participating, asking for help, cooperating and collaborating, accepting criticism, self-advocating, staying organized, persevering through challenges, avoiding and ignoring distractions, presenting and speaking in front of others
Conversation Skills: introductions and greetings, starting a conversation, expressing ideas and feelings, giving compliments, using active listening skills, taking turns in conversation, showing interest in others, noticing others' social cues, thinking before speaking, staying on topic, finding similar interests, leaving a conversation
Friendship Skills: expressing ideas, feelings, and thoughts, getting along with others, showing interest in others, keeping social boundaries, disagreeing respectfully, compromising, sharing, bringing out the positive in others, apologizing, repairing relationships, resisting negative peer influence, showing empathy
Empathy & Perspective-Taking Skills: thinking about others' feelings, reading social cues, seeing someone else's perspective, staying open-minded, helping others in need, treating others with kindness, appreciating differences, using flexible thinking, showing empathy, thinking before speaking or acting, accepting different opinions, solving conflicts with perspective-taking
Emotional Skills: being self-aware, self-regulating emotions, labeling different emotions, expressing feelings, using coping strategies, dealing with disappointments, dealing with worries, using positive self-talk, staying calm in times of stress, adapting to change, dealing with anger and frustration, being resilient
Decision-making Skills: understanding choices, using self-control, seeing how actions impact others, brainstorming solutions, developing healthy habits, taking responsibility, considering consequences, weighing options, admitting mistakes, being reflective, accepting consequences
Yearlong SEL Yearlong Curriculum
If you are looking to integrate social emotional skills into the classroom, consider this Social Emotional Learning Yearlong Curriculum! It is filled with specific lesson plans, activities, projects, task cards, discussion starters, and more for a year of social emotional learning.
Materials are for personal and classroom use (not commercial use). To clarify, educators may use materials with their students and/or caseload. Educators, parents, and support professionals may use materials for private tutoring/support with students/clients on a small scale basis. Materials may NOT be used within online paid courses, such as Outschool or Udemy. Please reach out to me with any specific questions on this.
Materials may not be posted freely on the Internet, such as a classroom website or blog. Materials may be shared directly with families and students through Google Classroom and any other password-protected means.
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Disclaimer: These resources and materials are for supplementary support/education purposes and not intended as a replacement for education, counseling, or other necessary supports. Educators, parents, counselors, and others who utilize these materials are encouraged to seek out additional support, as needed.
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