Share the Gift of Friendship
Extend your hand of friendship to others who may be alone or feel alone, and tell others how much you care about them.
Child aged 0 to 4 Book: Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers
A story of a sad penguin, and the boy who tried to help him. Is the penguin sad because he’s truly lost, or is he just lonely? A wonderful story for young readers about the value of having a friend and not being/feeling alone.
Find this book at your local library: Cambridge, Kitchener, Region of Waterloo, Waterloo
Child aged 4 to 8 Book: A Mama for Owen by Marion Dane Bauer
Based on the tsunami of 2004, this story depicts an unlikely friendship between a baby hippo and a tortoise. A very touching story of friendship, love, and the desire to have a bond with someone. Beautiful pictures illustrate this heartwarming story.
Find this book at your local library: Cambridge, Kitchener, Region of Waterloo
- Make friendship bracelets together, and put words on them that describe your friends.
- Draw a picture for a friend.
- Talk to someone new at school.
- Invite a new friend over for a play date.
Thank you for doing good! Tomorrow’s theme is diversity.