The picture above shows the beginnings of a kindness chain which is a neat activity where students can create a new link on the chain each time they show kindness or have kindness shown to them in some shape or form. This can be paired with a lesson about what kindness looks, sounds, and feels like with discussion including examples of when member of the class have been kind in the past. The kindness chain templates can be found my Friendship Unit.
There are also many excellent books that you can pair with this Friendship Unit that elaborates on the theme of being a good friend to yourself and others including:
-Enemy Pie by Derek Munson
-The Name Jar by
Congratulations on being a good friend certificate that would be perfect for giving away at an end of month award ceremony. Click on the image below to check out my Friendship Unit.