Looking for some super fun social skills activities for children with special needs? These printable lesson plans on social skills worksheets for autism pdf worksheets with a major focus on social situations and social cues are perfect!
Just add them to your daily printables and have them ready for the kids to use throughout the year. A diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder can be quite challenging, but adapting materials we use with our students can be so simple!
Special education group activities
These printable tasks for young children help them learn all about facial expressions, body language, personal space and more! I also love including social story narratives in my social skills curriculum. These are great visual aid and useful tools for my special needs students.
These activities here are my favorite and I use them throughout the year.
Social stories act like a great bridge between having to explain simple scenarios to children in a format that they can understand.
See this simple social story on separation anxiety. I simply love using it, especially at the beginning of the year!
Good Communication Skills
These worksheets and print outs also include some great ideas to instill superb communication skills with your students. It’s an effective way to promote conversation skills and effective social skills groups.
Social Skills Worksheets for primary students.
Kids can then begin to form strong relationships and make good friends.
Anger Management Worksheets
Previously, I have shared a lot about this topic, how to get kids to calm down after they have escalated themselves to the red zone! It can be quite difficult. See some printable worksheets on this here!
Anger management printables for autism.
Student workbook for good social skills
Onto this fun workbook, I created this mainly to get my students learning all about social connections, and get them to a well-developed social skills. Usually my students respond well to these types of activities. It’s personal, where they get to indicate their own emotional well-being (coloring in how they feel that day).
They also learn new skills with diferent types of social skills worksheets. It is a great way to use free resources to help you develop these social norms for kids.
I would usually add these to my activity area with some markers after I have laminated them then the kids would begin to indicate which behavior is the one that is appropriate.
These are one of the best ways to make use of social skills worksheets. Have kids develop good manners by answering questions about whether the picture shows kindness, empathy or more.
Social skills development for elementary students
These printable social development worksheets are made for early childhood learners. There isn’t much for them in the way of social support. The materials available are too difficult for them.
So if I at first, explain the target behavior say ‘being organised’ – I will have them tell me what this means.
Perhaps draw some examples of students being organised from the perspective of children. This is a great way to promote problem solving skills too.
Social Skills Worksheets for Autism PDF
Download your set of worksheets below! These are free.
Of you would like to take a look at the FULL workbook which includes over 27+ social skills and values, see it below!
These printables come in color and black and white. Choose the set you would like for your classroom and student needs!
I sometimes add them to plastic sleeves and have the students work on them with dry erase markers.
Let me know in the comments below what your favorite social skills activity is!