You can help kids learn how to make friends. Start by pinpointing where the child needs help. Is it conversation, social rules, or something else? Try role-playing together, and work together on skills like:
Practice is key. The more kids interact with others, the better they’ll get at making friends. You can find playgroups on social media and through schools.
Even if kids have the skills to make friends, they may not have met the right people yet. Friendship is often based on common interests. A young comics fan might just need a book club to meet someone. Get tips on
how to help a child “fit in.”