Social Skills Video: Being a Good Sport
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The group is playing a game. When Serena has a bad roll, she ruins the game for everyone else. Serena needs to realize how her actions make others feel. She has to be a good sport, even when she loses. There’s always next time!
Use Being a Good Sport
No one likes a sore loser. Talk about this expression and what being a good sport looks like. You can teach that it’s important to be a good sport so you have positive interactions with others. No one will keep playing with someone who makes the game no fun.