An essential first step to building friendships is learning to say hi and greet friends properly. However, breaking the ice isn't easy and many children struggle to make new friends and socialize in groups. This simple story will teach kids to respond to others when they are greeted. In it, a child named Liam also suffers from social anxiety and must learn to overcome his fears and reach out to others. Slowly but surely, Liam learns ways he can come out of his shell and interact with other kids without feeling afraid or making others uncomfortable.
Simple, kid friendly illustrations will visually teach kids various strategies to make friends and say hello. This book shows children that they should look at their peers and not look down, look away or run off when approached to play. Parents, teachers, and therapists can all use this resource to teach children the basics of conversation and socialization.
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