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Getting Ready for Back to School

It is that time of year again! The kids are getting ready to head back to school. Parents and children tend to fluctuate between excitement, relief, anxiety, and sadness as the new school year approaches. Most children are excited and nervous at the thought of going back to school. However,…

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Keep Building Social Skills During Summer Break

Keep Building Social Skills During Summer Break Summer is a great time to help kiddos build their social skills! There are many opportunities for kids of all ages to practice social interactions and fine tune their social skills before school begins again. Here are some ideas: Themed camps Themed camps…

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Does Your Child Know Hidden Rules of the Playground?

Does Your Child Know Hidden Rules of the Playground? Teaching “Dos and Don’ts” of the Playground Spring brings warmer weather for most of us. That means outside time for kiddos! However, school play areas and seemingly beautiful parks can be a source of tremendous anxiety for kids and parents alike.…

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Using Games to Build Social Skills

Using Games to Build Social Skills Is All Fun and Games: In the Social Butterflies Club® social skills groups, the children are engaged in game play often. Many parents ask, "Why? My child plays video games all day long. That is what he is able to do. He is not…

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Develop Executive Functioning and Social Skills with An Easter Egg Hunt

Egg hunts are always a fun past-time during Easter. However, we don’t have to wait for Easter to have them. Kids LOVE to hunt for things! Hunting games are an easy activity that can be done indoors or outdoors. Developing Planning and Organizing Skills These games also help children develop…

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How to Help your Social Butterfly Maneuver Holiday Social Situations

Holidays can be stressful for children of all ages.  Schedule changes, parties, parades, presents- all of the excitement can throw any child into a tailspin!  Today we will have some ideas for parents to help their child get through the holidays with success. Rhonda Osisek is a speech and language…

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November 2017

In November, our pre-school groups engage in pretend play with pilgrim hats, stuffed turkeys, and fabric leaves.  We discuss all the things that we are thankful for and practice saying please and thank you Our Blue Butterflies social group works on November vocabularies such as turkey, feathers, pilgrims, and basic…

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October is one of my favorite times of the year!

October is one of my favorite times of the year!  There are so many options for activities that I have to discipline myself and try not to do too many.  My assistant, Mrs. Lisa, always yells at me for buying more Halloween materials so I have to sneak them in…

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Social Skills. What are they? Why are they important?

By: Rhonda Osisek, M.S, CCC - SLP ©2015 Social Butterflies Club® Social Skills Program I get these questions a lot "So what exactly are social skills?" and "Why does my four- year-old need to have good social skills?" Social skills are so much more complex than just manners as most…

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