Social Skills Stories: Home Life

It’s Okay to Lose

Introducing Social Skills Story: It’s Okay to Lose, a perfect tool for teaching young children and individuals on the autism spectrum how to behave appropriately in social situations.

This 14-page social story describes how to lose gracefully, even though we all prefer to win. 

Focusing on direct social skills instruction, which is extremely beneficial to students with special needs. Can be used before an upcoming event or read regularly. Printed and bound into a book, or just read it digitally on any of your devices.

New Baby: If you're looking for a way to help prepare your little one for the arrival of a new baby, look no further than Social Skills Stories: New Baby. This 14-page social narrative story describes what happens when a new baby comes home, from meeting them for the first time to watching mom and dad spend time with the new addition. It's designed to ease any anxieties your child may have about the change in family dynamics, and reassure them that they're still loved just as much. Plus, it's editable. Fill it with their own pictures that will keep them engaged from start to finish. So if you want your child to feel excited and welcome about the new addition - rather than anxious or scared - pick up a copy today. 

Being Nice to Pets This 10-page social narrative is perfect for students with special needs. It provides specific and direct instruction on the importance of being nice to pets. Even though they are animals, pets still have feelings, so it's important to be kind to them!

I Have Chores Who said doing chores had to be a chore? With this Social Skills Story, your child can learn all about the importance of helping out around the house. From learning how to pitch in and do their fair share, to understanding why some tasks may be more difficult than others, this story is sure to get them excited about chipping in. And with 12 editable pages, you can tailor the story to fit your family's needs. So go ahead and give it a try... we guarantee it'll make everyone's lives a little easier!

Using Public Restrooms Are public restrooms creating a challenge for your child or student?  They aren't alone!  There are MANY factors that make going to the bathroom in the community hard: anxiety, sensory differences, and knowledge around bathroom expectations like locking the door and even when to pull down your pants.  Using Public Restrooms addresses these topics in a straight-forward way.

Crossing the Street Looking to keep your little one safe when crossing the street? 

Look no further than the Social Skills Story: Crossing the Street! This engaging and informative narrative walks kids through the steps necessary to cross safely, with a focus on common dangers and how to avoid them. 

Whether you're using it as a teaching tool or just want to give your child some extra peace of mind, this story is a must-have!

Going to the Optometrist Do you have a child who is afraid of the optometrist? This social skills story is perfect for them! It describes the steps that accompany going to the optometrist in a fun and engaging way. From shining a light into your eyes to picking out glasses (if necessary), it's all in there. With this story, your child will be prepared for their next trip to the optometrist and will feel more confident about the whole process.

Getting a Haircut Are you looking for a way to help your students prepare for getting a haircut? Look no further than the Social Skills Story: Hair Cut! This story describes the steps that accompany getting a haircut, and also includes a "What am I comfortable with?" checklist to help with preparation. This is an essential tool for any teacher or parent who wants to help their students or children overcome sensory challenges associated with haircuts.

Sleeping at Night When it comes to getting a good night's sleep, there are few things more important than having a solid bedtime routine. With this fun and engaging social story, your child will learn all about the importance of slumber - from why we need sleep to the best way to prepare for bed. Filled with colorful photographs and easy to understand text, this social narrative is perfect for helping kids develop healthy sleep habits!

Being Silly vs. Serious Social Skills Story: Silly vs. Serious is the perfect guide for kids who want to know when it's okay to be silly and when they need to be serious. With 12 engaging pages, this story explains that there are times for both and helps kids learn how to navigate social situations with ease.

Wearing My Glasses This 13-page social narrative is the perfect way to teach your child why it's important to wear their glasses. The story describes why an adult might ask you to put them on, and includes real photographs to help your child/student understand. With its easy-to-understand text and engaging pictures, this story is a great way to teach your child/student about wearing their glasses. 

When I Feel Sick  Feeling sick can be really scary, especially for kids. This social story will teach them the importance of telling an adult when they don't feel well or are sick. They'll learn to use two strategies to describe where it hurts, and why it's important to tell an adult.

Sharing If you're looking for a great way to teach your child about the importance of sharing, look no further than the Social Skills Story: Sharing. This 10-page story describes what it means to be good at sharing, and provides examples of appropriate and inappropriate times to share. Additionally, the story offers tips on how to stay regulated when sharing is difficult.

Wearing Sunscreen Most people know that they should wear sunscreen to protect themselves from the sun’s harmful rays. But for some, putting on sunscreen can be a sensory challenge. This social narrative describes the steps of putting on sunscreen, as well as why it’s important to wear it in the first place. 

With both spray and lotion options available, there’s sure to be a sunscreen that will work for everyone. So don’t let the Sensory Challenge of putting on sunscreen stop you from getting out there and enjoying the sun!

Using Utensils Looking to improve table manners? Look no further than Social Skills Story: Using Utensils! This 8-page narrative discusses the importance of using utensils when eating, and how others might feel if you don't use them. With helpful tips and beautiful photographs, this story is perfect for anyone looking to improve their table etiquette. So why wait? Pick up a copy today!

Grieving the Loss of a Loved One/ Death in the Family Grieving can be tough, but it's important to remember that everyone does things their own way. This social story will help explain the grieving process to kids, as well as give them some tips on how they can help them feel empowered.. With compassion and understanding, this story provides a heartfelt guide to grieving.

Hiding/ If My Parents Don’t Know Where I Am   Leaving your parents without telling them can make them feel scared and out of control. This social narrative explains why it's important to let your parents know where you are, what you're doing, and when you'll be back. It will help your parents feel more at ease knowing that you're safe and sound!

I Can Pay for Things Do your students know how to make a purchase while out in the community? This 12 page social skills story will teach them how! With step-by-step instructions and accompanying photographs, you'll be able to confidently buy items they need without any trouble.

Trick or Treating This social story is the perfect way to get your kiddo into the Halloween spirit! With 17 pages of fun, they'll learn all about costumes, safety and going trick or treat. This story is neurodivergent affirming, so it's perfect for kids with autism or other special needs. 

Wearing a Jacket Now that the weather is getting colder, it's time to break out the jackets! This helpful social story will explain when and why you need to wear a jacket, so you can stay warm and dry all season long.

Don't let the cold weather keep you down! With this handy social story, you'll learn when it's appropriate to wear a jacket, so you can enjoy the outdoors no matter what the temperature is.

Stay cozy all winter long with our social skills story about wearing a jacket! You'll learn when it's necessary to bundle up, and how to listen for cues from adults about when to put on a coat.

Biting: This story is perfect for children who have a hard time restraining themselves from biting others. It describes why it's important not to bite and how other people may feel if you do bite them. Plus, it's easy to edit and tailer to your unique needs!

Controlling My Volume: Volume is always an important consideration when interacting with others. With this helpful story, you'll be able to understand when and why it's necessary to adjust your volume level. Plus, the included visual chart will make it easy to remember the right volume for any situation.

Hair Pulling: Looking to teach your child about the importance of social skills? Then look no further than our Social Skills Story: Hair Pulling! This 11-page story is the perfect way to engage and educate your child on the topic, describing why pulling hair is inappropriate and how it can make others feel. With a teacher-led tone, this story is sure to be a hit with both parents, teachers and kids alike!
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