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Preschool Social Skills Story and Activity I CAN BE PATIENT | Social Emotional


❤️ Looking for preschool social emotional learning activities or social skills stories and social narratives? Working with preschool or special education students on social skills? This is one of many early childhood, toddler, or preschool level social emotional activities that combine digital and print stories plus interactive activities. Check the ABA in School store for many other stories!

❗ You will get a PDF with a link to click to download the files from Dropbox. Email me at if you have any problems.

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❤️ This is I Can Be Patient. A 12-slide social narrative about being patient and 6 tips for what to do when you have to wait, and then the last 6 slides include simple scenarios to practice the “patience” skills such as “Move Marius to ask his grown-up for help.” The lesson should take no more than 5-10 minutes, and then there is the full-size story to print in color, a short coloring sheet for class and a take-home coloring book that has the lesson in it, as well.

❗BONUS! There is an additional full lesson plan on Patience that uses children’s storybooks to learn about being patient. Includes list of materials, lesson plan, visuals, and printable activity.

Resource includes PDF with:

► Redeem link to Boom™ self-correcting digital task cards (account required)
Boom Playable Preview CLICK HERE
► Similar activity for Google™ Slides plus YouTube™ link
► Full-size story in color
► Small coloring book that can be printed and sent home as extension activity
► 2-page Paper extension activity


This resource is great for:

  • ABA
  • Special Education
  • Autism/other disabilities
  • Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten


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For Google™ products

► You will need Google Drive in order to access this resource. Your students will also need Google accounts so they can access the activity if you are assigning to them.
► You must be logged into your account when you download the file. When you click the link, you will get a prompt, “Would you like to make a copy of….” Click Make a copy, and it will copy to your Drive.
► If your school district has Google access blocked, you can choose to have the resource added to a personal Google account and then share it with your school account.

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