Social rules of society and friendship are often presented and taught during the preschool years when youngsters begin to interact with each other in play dates, learning environments and family gatherings. Many young children joyfully embrace friendships through play and imagination. Some need encouragement.
Want to Play Trucks? Jack and Alex model the qualities and skills it takes to be a good friend, including taking turns, sharing, and using words to convey feelings and thoughts. This book presents an opportunity for parents to help their children cultivate life-long social competencies including communication, empathy, and flexibility. As preschoolers navigate new social situations, they are encouraged to think about other children’s feelings and develop the qualities and skills of being a good friend.