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There are several ways you can help your shy child. One approach is to provide them with opportunities to socialize with other children in a supportive and encouraging environment, such as a playgroup or a sports team. You can also model and teach social skills, such as making eye contact, starting conversations, and asking questions. Additionally, you can help your child build self-esteem and self-confidence by praising their efforts and accomplishments. Encourage them to try new things and help them set small, achievable goals. Lastly, it might be helpful to talk to a therapist or counselor who can work with you and your child to develop coping strategies for shyness and to build social skills.