What’s the Buzz? (ages 9-11)

2021 Program Details

Start Date

Tuesday 9th February

End Date

Tuesday 25th May

Times and Frequency

From 6:00pm-7:00pm weekly on Tuesdays

Cost

$590 for the full 16-week program

Bookings and Enquiries

Contact info@goldfoundation.com.au or 0455 888 154

A social skills enrichment program for primary students is a unique social thinking program that encourages children to think about how to get along with others and explore the benefits of developing new social skills.

This highly structured, role-play and play-based program is designed to teach children how to think socially and make friendship work. The program engages children into feeling friendship together, it encourages them to see it, taste it, smell it and laugh with each other. It connects young people and offers them the skills to belong.

What’s the Buzz? is delivered through direct teaching, role-play, quizzes and fun in the context of an encouraging group.

The lesson schedule is presented below:

  • Lesson 1: meeting people and exiting
  • Lesson 2: getting attention
  • Lesson 3: following instructions
  • Lesson 4: being friendly
  • Lesson 5: competition, winning and losing
  • Lesson 6: identifying feelings
  • Lesson 7: feelings; the warning signs
  • Lesson 8: feelings and thinking positively
  • Lesson 9: feelings; ideas to create wellbeing
  • Lesson 10: empathy, responding to others
  • Lesson 11: handling worry
  • Lesson 12: dealing with disappointment
  • Lesson 13: responding to bullying behaviours
  • Lesson 14: the connecting art of conversation
  • Lesson 15: learning to ‘fit in’
  • Lesson 16: giving and receiving compliments

You can find more information on the content of the program here

If you are interested in this program, please contact info@goldfoundation.com.au or 0455 888 154.

What’s the Buzz? is written by Mark LeMessurier & Madhavi Nawana Parker.

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