Teaching and training your baby some basic social skill in early life will help her / him adapt many different situations in life and know how to behave properly. Basic social skills are foundation of communication so they are very important to help your baby ready to integrate with the others.
Teach her / him to say “thank you”
You should encourage your baby to say “thank you” even when she / he still can’t speak fluently. If you say “thank you” for many daily activities with your baby, she / he will remember and communicate with people around in that way.
Teach your baby to share
It’s very difficult to teach your baby to understand that she / he should share toys to siblings or friends. Therefore, you need to teach all of them to take turns playing, this is a simple concept that your baby can receive easily.
Teach your baby to consider the feelings of others
One of the first steps to teach your baby to understand other people’s feelings is teach she / he to know exact name of her / his own feelings. So if your baby is angry, do not blame her / him. You need to say: “I know you’re angry”, speaking about reactions and emotions will help your baby know exactly about her / his feelings in this moment.
Teach your baby to do not interrupt others
Almost of babies love to bother when they see their mothers on the phone or start talking with another to make the mothers pay attention to them. To help your baby awareness better, you should tell her / him: ”I have to receive call, can you keep quiet” then encourage her / him if she / he wait until your call’s finished patiently.
Teach your baby to say “sorry”
When your baby makes a mistake, you don’t need to ask for an apology, should explain to her / him how she / he made that mistake. If your baby say sorry, you should say “thank you for your confession” to let her / him know that apology had accepted. Never force you baby to apologize because it will makes her / him has an aversion to it. If your baby is really upset, you should give her / him some minutes to calm down before saying sorry.