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How to Support Social Development in Young Children


A child’s social skills are a compelling predictor of their future success in and out of school. Social skills require support, practice and repetition to develop. Social behaviours are learned through a variety of experiences from the earliest years of childhood, between birth and age 6, when children grow and develop faster than during any other stage in their lives.

Children rely heavily on adults and other caregivers to help them acquire social skills and establish pathways for meaningful learning.

Whether you’re a parent or an educator, these strategies will help you to promote social development in your children or students.

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