The Important Book
Make a class Important book following the frame from the book by Margaret Wise Brown. Take a Polaroid of each kid and assign each child to fill in the frame. The important thing about ______ is that he is _______. It is true he is _______ and ______. But the important thing about _________ is that he is ______.
Make a class list of what makes a good friend. Each child can have a chain of paper links each time they feel a person is being a good friend they give them a link to make their chain longer. Celebrate Friendship when everyone gets 10 links!
Friendship Fruit Salad. have each child bring in fruit from home and make a friendship fruit salad.
I taped two pieces of large easel paper together. We talked about what a "buddy" is...(a friend). The children went to the table in groups of 3 to paint cooperatively on the easel paper. We called them "buddy paintings" because we painted them with our friends.
We read Rainbow Fish and do a
You might also want to read Swimmy and
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Friends by Helen Heine is a
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*These are ideas from other web sites. I thank them since I can't remember where I had originally found them.