Help Your Kids Make New Friends

Topics: Social Emotional Learning, Health and Wellness, Family and Stakeholder Engagement

For children, fostering friendships post-pandemic carries its own set of challenges. Kids, and even parents, might find themselves overwhelmed and intimidated by returning to in-person activities as schools open this year, and this can cause anxiety, especially for young students who might already have trouble socializing. Isolation—especially during trying times—affected mental health for children and adults alike. As kids head back to school, families can use these recommendations to help kids reconnect and socialize.

How to Use

A pdf of this resource—created with your school families in mind—is available for download below in English and Spanish. It’s also available in a social media graphic in English and Spanish so you can easily share it with your school families in print, in your e-newsletter, on your website, or on social media.