September 23, 2021
During the preschool years, young children are taught various crucial skills to build a strong foundation emotionally, socially, physically, and academically. Social skills are some of the most valuable fundamental skills that children can learn. The most important social skills for them to know include:
Benefits of Social Skills for Young Children
Learning social skills is an integral part of communicating effectively and thriving in society. When children are taught good social skills early on, they are more likely to succeed in adulthood. Experts agree that social and emotional skills are equally important as academic skills in the early learning years. As children begin to grow up, they are involved in more unsupervised social situations in which they will have to draw from past social skill teachings to socialize and make friends. Forging friendships are crucial in shaping a child’s identity and furthering their social skills.
At Les Enfants, we help children develop social and emotional skills through group activities, playtime, and class instruction. Our staff is dedicated to helping our students build a solid foundation to succeed later in life. Contact us to schedule a tour and learn more about our preschool programs at (201) 592-6695.