Author: Tina Harper, M.A.T., Trinity University

Table of Contents:

  • Correct Cartoon Behavior
    Help students identify the proper actions in all types of settings.
  • Respecting Others' Space
    This activity serves to help them realize that there are certain touches that are okay while others may be inappropriate or cause discomfort
  • Talking with Peers
    This activity serves to help students find interests that they have themselves that may also be in common with their peers.
  • We Are All Different
    This activity presents many students with differences and asks students to identify areas of common interest that would allow the students to find out more about a student without being rued or insensitive.
  • Real Friends
    A reality of life for students is that many of them often have trouble making true friends. They are often so eager to have any form of companionship that they allow their peers to lead them into situations that are not good for them, or they allow "friends" to take advantage of them.
  • That's Too Personal
    Help students recognize which comments are friendly and which ones are too personal.
  • Ice Breakers
    Game to introduce students to social language and conversational skills 

Download the Social Interaction activities (PDF)