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Social Skills Story FRIENDSHIP SKILLS Social Emotional Learning


Are you looking for a fun and unique social story to help your preschool, kindergarten, or special education students learn how to be a good friend in class or social group? This 32-page original SEL story is Kind Karen Kindles a Friendship, an engaging social emotional learning activity to practice friendshipping, kindness, and inclusion. Students help Karen the Kangaroo with three scenarios where she can be kind, inclusive, and be a good friend using expected behaviors

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This social narrative boasts original artwork and is presented in a choice format, so the reader can choose their own adventure. This helps students see the direct result of their choices! The story helps students with self-regulation and awareness, communication, “thinking of you” behavior, and more. This resource is perfect for social skills groups, speech therapy, school counseling, preschool classrooms, and special education classes.

With this flexible resource, you'll get plenty of options to use this story with your students which makes differentiation a breeze!


    • Boom Cards™: Includes audio and immediate feedback  Click here for a preview!
    • Google Slides™: Play in slideshow mode for audio and clickable links.
    • YouTube™: Listen to the story out loud with illustrations. Great for groups!
    • Full-page printable story in color. Print, laminate, and bind to make a book.
    • Printable story in black-and-white in large and small sizes. Great to give to students to color and take home.
  • 3 Coloring Pages


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