Christmas social skills paper fortune teller for kids with ASD (and other kids as well)



Giving compliments is a very important skill during the holidays.

Here is a something quick to make to help children with autism (and other children) to practice.

Here is the download.  Some commentary, photos and links to other resources on giving compliments are given below.

Click here: Christmas Social Skills Paper Fortune Teller – Download
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Fun, therapy and social - emotional skills teaching for children with ASD's

In this post, I provide some ideas on how to put together a kit of emotion face visuals, combining inexpensive resources with home made and free downloads.

Children with Asperger’s and other autism spectrum disorders may experience a number of problems involving emotions.  They may have difficulty recognizing and naming a nuanced range of emotions [...]

Paper Fortune Tellers - social skills games for children with ASD's (and other children too)

In this blog post, I show you how to make and use these simple folded devices for social skills activities.  I provide you the download PDF you need.

In this blog post, I show you how to make and use these simple folded devices for social skills activities. I provide you the download PDF you need.


Paper Fortune Tellers – social skills activity

When I was a  kid I saw girls playing with these things.  They called them “cootie catchers.”  A few weeks ago, [...]

Emotion Cards - social skills games and activities to help teach emotional awareness to children with ASD

Here is a set of emotion cards that can be used in all kinds of ways in social skills teaching. There are two card decks which are used together: Emotion Word Cards and Question Cards.


Children with ASD and Emotional Awareness

Children on the autism spectrum may experience a range of challenges with respect to emotions.  [...]

The Green Zone: Common Ground Conversation Training method for kids on the autism spectrum




To download Green Zone Common Ground Conversation Worksheets, and a very useful, illustrated card activity, click on both red links below.

Green Zone Common Ground Conversation Starter Worksheets Download
Green Zone Picture Card Activity

This is the Green Zone Two-Person Worksheet. It is a simple and effective device to help two people determine their shared interests. It [...]

Helping kids with ASD to give compliments: Picture/word downloads for social skills teaching

To download the illustrated panels shown below, click on “Giving Compliments Wall Display Download”

Giving Compliments Wall Display Download

Autism and Giving Compliments

Kids on the autism spectrum often do not give and receive compliments in accordance with social expectation. They might like something someone said, or something someone did, but they often fail to follow up [...]

Missing Object Game Prompt Download Page

To download the word prompts for the Missing Object Game, click on the red link below.

To go to the post where this social skills activity was introduced and explained, to this link HERE.

Click here: Missing Object Game Prompts


Mint New Thoughts Activity Download Page

To download this resource, click on the Mint New Thoughts Activity link below.

To view the post where this resource was introduced and explained, click HERE.

Click here: Mint New Thoughts Activity