Word of the Month

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart. - Eleanor Roosevelt

What is a friend?

  • Someone you spend time with in school. Maybe someone in your class.

  • Someone you spend time with outside of school, and have playdates with or go to their birthday party.

  • Someone you like to play with and share with.

  • Someone who might like something that you like.

  • Someone who tells you the truth.

  • Someone who is kind to you.

A good friend is someone who:

  • Is trustworthy

  • You can count on

  • Is kind to you and makes you feel good

  • Cares about how you are feeling

  • Helps you when you are feeling down, or hurt

  • Uses kind language when talking to you

Why is having friends important?

  • Being a good friend is an important life skill!

  • Our friends can cheer us up when we are having a bad day

  • Being a good friend helps us practice how to share and get along with others

  • It can help us be a better brother or sister

  • It makes us feel good!

Remember: The only way to have great friends is to be a great friend!

Videos that teach us perseverance:

  1. What our friends from Sesame Street teach us about friendship!

  2. Watch these kids talk about friendship.


  1. Watch this video about Friendship Soup.

  2. Color the Friendship Soup pot.

  3. Fill out your recipe card for your friendship soup!