How To Make Friends At a New School

Expand the description and view the text of the steps for this how-to video. Check out Howcast for other do-it-yourself videos from crazyp3t3 and more videos in the General School category. You can contribute too! Create your own DIY guide at www.howcast.com or produce your own Howcast spots with the Howcast Filmmakers Program at www.howcast.com Being the new kid in school is no easy task. With some determination and the right attitude, you can quickly turn some of those strangers into friends. To complete this How-To you will need: Confidence Courage Motivation A bright smile A computer with internet access Step 1: Whether you like it or not, kids form initial opinions based on clothes, hair, and fashion sense. Make an extra effort to look your best those first few days. Looking good will boost your confidence, too! Tip: You’re not going to be rolling in friends on Day 1. Devote the first couple of weeks to laying solid groundwork. Step 2: Come out of your shell. If you’re naturally shy, you don’t have to fake a new personality. But try to avoid looking at the ground, and flash a smile once in a while. The easier you are to approach and start a conversation with, the more other kids will want to talk to you. Step 3: Find excuses to talk to people. Once you get a conversation going, be a good listener and offer up a compliment or two, no matter how small. Tip: Build up a little courage and sit in the middle of the classroom to surround yourself with as many potential new
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