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Making New Friends - Parent 1



Your student is participating in classroom activities helping them learn how to make and be a good friend. We would love for you to keep the discussion going at home! The definition your child was given for making new friends follows with a just a few ideas to help get the conversation started:

Definition: Making new friends means talking to new people you don’t know and spending time getting to know them.

Review the following discussion topics with your child.

Qualities of a good friend:

  • Ask your child what they learned about the qualities of a good friend. Have them list these qualities (ex. a good friend listens, shares, respects, is loyal etc.)
  • Share how you are a good friend and discuss the importance of making/being friends.
  • Have your child talk about their friends and tell how they are like their friends and how they are different from their friends.


Who is your best Friend? What makes this person a good friend? Draw a picture of you and your best friend together.