Valentine's Day | Friendship Activities | Mini Unit | Friendship

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1st - 3rd
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February a time to think about KINDNESS, FRIENDSHIP and LOVE!

It is so important it is to teach social skills to primary students.

If you can get your Students to learn good friendship skills as well as social skills then they are better able to focus on learning and you may spend less time correcting behaviors. 

My belief is if we model, facilitate and demonstrate a strong social foundation , then the children will also begin to demonstrate these skills.  

With that in mind, this mini unit was designed to enable children to see good qualities in their friends and be respectful of each other.

This is a packet includes writing, critical thinking, problem solving and group or partner work to encourage students to think about what makes a good friend.

Here is what is included:

❤️ A heart sheet for students to brainstorm what makes a good friend.

❤️ A sheet of ideas in case the students do not come up with a good amount of ideas as they work in their groups or partnerships (your choice).

❤️ Can, Have, Are sheet about what makes a good friend to fill in after discussion and debriefing of ideas that students describe or brainstorm.

❤️ 3 How to be a good helper, friend and listener writing frames.

❤️ 12 “What Would a Good Friend Do” scenarios for groups or partnerships to think about a discuss .

❤️ Hearts to write compliments about what qualities your kiddos recognize about each other.

❤️ A family letter to send home if you choose to have your students complete some of this as homework. 

Ideas for Use:

❤️ As a mini unit about friendship.

❤️ Valentine's Day activities

❤️ To promote stronger friendships among members of your class.

❤️ As part of a Kindness Unit

❤️ For School Counselors/Guidance lessons and activities

❤️  For friendship groups

❤️ In the beginning of the school year as a get to know you activity

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