Whenever two kids have an argument or feel wronged, there are generally two sides to the story. As teachers, it’s sometimes difficult to figure out what actually happened. Understanding a classmate's perspective is a valuable skill we try to teach our students. This resource encourages kids to empathize and look at situations from different points of view. Although the activities were inspired by “We’re All Friends Here”, they can all be done without the book.
Many of these ideas are great to use if you are thinking of creating a ‘Friendship Club’ or looking for ways to promote peaceful conflict resolution!
The resource includes:
• Activities to promote discussions on friendship and developing empathy
• Cooperative learning activities
• Writing activities
• Snack ideas
• Word search
• A letter from the author of “We’re All Friends Here” (that’s me!)
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I hope you enjoy this freebie and that it helps your students to realize that “We’re All Friends Here”.