Social cues activity

Activity Type Setting Cost Time
No Cost
10 minutes or less


Role-play several different feelings with your child, using facial expressions, sounds, and body language. Have him try and guess what emotion you are expressing. You can even take it a step further and ask what he would do if a friend were expressing that feeling. Be sure to switch roles and have your child portray some feelings for you to guess. Go ahead and get silly-exaggeration can be a strong teaching method to help your child read valuable social cues. (Source:

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