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Oct 05

Teaching Life Skills at the Library

Posted on October 5, 2022 at 10:03 AM by Tracey Boswell

Teaching Life Skills at the Library: Programs and Activities on Money Management, Career Development, and More by Kimberli S. Buckley, 2022, ALA Editions

Teaching life skills Buckley cover

Buckley has organized life skill lessons into nine clear categories and shares lesson plans in each. They are fun and practical. Here are some samples.

Job Interview Prep Skills

Financial Literacy Jeopardy

Smoothie Station

Therapy dog interaction activity

Safe Cleaning Solutions (science too)

Modeling Communication Through Movie Clips

Circle of Respect (focusing on relationships)

Positivity Manifestation Board (for stress management)

Recommended readings are included.