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Shy Kids and friends

So my 4 y/o is very shy and doesn't/hasn't made any friends in his class yet. I know he's just 4, but I'm wondering what are some of things you do for your shy child to keep social w/o forcing them to make friendships?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:55 PM on May. 15, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • try a less intense atmosphere. pick 1 or 2 kids he likes or obviously like him and set up a park playdate or something.

    A class room full of peers can be very intimidating/overwhelming

    Answer by hibbingmom at 3:22 PM on May. 15, 2010

  • And speak to the teacher. She may know of another child who loves the same things your ds does....dinosaurs/bugs/hopping on one foot, whatever....and she can team them up. Here Joey, let's get out the dinosaur puzzle and show Robert how to do it....that kind of thing....

    Answer by kjrn79 at 9:54 AM on May. 16, 2010

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