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Community - day 2 - my friends

These activities can be done alone, but work best with one or more friends on a video chat like Skype, Zoom, Facetime, etc.

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Week 7 -Day 2

​Grades K-3

<h3>Mindfulness Activity:</h3> <p>Trivia Question: What province do we live in?</p> <p>a) British Columbia<br /> b) Alberta<br /> c) Manitoba</p> <p>Mindfulness Activity:</p> <ul> <li>Put your palms together at chest height.</li> <li>Push your hands against each other as hard as you can.</li> <li>Which muscle gets tired first?</li> </ul> <h3>Friendship Necklace</h3> <p>Supplies:</p> <ul> <li>Cardboard</li> <li>Scissors</li> <li>String</li> <li>Beads</li> <li>Markers or crayons</li> </ul> <p>Have your child draw and cut out a heart on a piece of cardboard. In the middle of the heart write &quot;best friends.&quot; Decorate the heart.</p> <p>In a zig-zag motion, cut the heart in half (now you have two pieces). Make a hole at the top of each piece. Use string to create a necklace for the two pieces. Add beads or other decorations.</p> <p>Keep one piece of the heart for yourself and give the other piece to your best friend.</p> <img src="/CSPS/athome/PublishingImages/learning/Lesson-plans/Week-7/Friendship-necklace.jpg" alt="Friendship Necklace" style="margin:5px" /> <h3>Five Finger Friendship Challenge</h3> <p>Supplies:</p> <ul> <li>Paper</li> <li>Markers or pencil crayons</li> </ul> <p>Help your child trace their hand onto a piece of paper and decorate it. Choose 3 of the fingers to write 3 things that make you a good friend (e.g. Keep promises, I am kind).</p> <p>For the rest of the fingers, write down the answer to the question: What could I do better? (e.g. Tell the truth, show gratitude). Call a friend and ask them to do the same activity so that you can share your hands with each other!</p> <img src="/CSPS/athome/PublishingImages/learning/Lesson-plans/Week-7/Five-fingers.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px" /> <h3>Friendship Wands</h3> <p>Supplies:</p> <ul> <li>Sticks</li> <li>Beads</li> <li>Ribbon or yarn</li> </ul> <p>On your next walk, have your child collect a few sticks they think would make a good wand.</p> <p>Decorate the wand using whatever materials you have at home such as beads, ribbon, or yarn.</p> <p>Create a &quot;twin&quot; wand that you will give away as a gift. Package the wand nicely and either mail or deliver the friendship wand to someone special in your life. You can create new magic spells together over the phone!</p> <h3>Review Questions:</h3> <p>Ask your child:</p> <ul> <li>How do you feel when you play with your friends? (Feel)</li> <li>What do you think are important qualities in a friend? (Think)</li> <li>How can you show support to your friends even when you can’t play with them in person? (Act)</li> </ul> <h3>Mindfulness Trivia Answer</h3> <p>Answer: Alberta​​</p>

  • ​Grades K-3
  • ​Grades K-3

    Mindfulness Activity:

    Trivia Question: What province do we live in?

    a) British Columbia
    b) Alberta
    c) Manitoba

    Mindfulness Activity:

    • Put your palms together at chest height.
    • Push your hands against each other as hard as you can.
    • Which muscle gets tired first?

    Friendship Necklace

    Supplies:

    • Cardboard
    • Scissors
    • String
    • Beads
    • Markers or crayons

    Have your child draw and cut out a heart on a piece of cardboard. In the middle of the heart write "best friends." Decorate the heart.

    In a zig-zag motion, cut the heart in half (now you have two pieces). Make a hole at the top of each piece. Use string to create a necklace for the two pieces. Add beads or other decorations.

    Keep one piece of the heart for yourself and give the other piece to your best friend.

    Friendship Necklace

    Five Finger Friendship Challenge

    Supplies:

    • Paper
    • Markers or pencil crayons

    Help your child trace their hand onto a piece of paper and decorate it. Choose 3 of the fingers to write 3 things that make you a good friend (e.g. Keep promises, I am kind).

    For the rest of the fingers, write down the answer to the question: What could I do better? (e.g. Tell the truth, show gratitude). Call a friend and ask them to do the same activity so that you can share your hands with each other!

    Friendship Wands

    Supplies:

    • Sticks
    • Beads
    • Ribbon or yarn

    On your next walk, have your child collect a few sticks they think would make a good wand.

    Decorate the wand using whatever materials you have at home such as beads, ribbon, or yarn.

    Create a "twin" wand that you will give away as a gift. Package the wand nicely and either mail or deliver the friendship wand to someone special in your life. You can create new magic spells together over the phone!

    Review Questions:

    Ask your child:

    • How do you feel when you play with your friends? (Feel)
    • What do you think are important qualities in a friend? (Think)
    • How can you show support to your friends even when you can’t play with them in person? (Act)

    Mindfulness Trivia Answer

    Answer: Alberta​​

  • Grades 4-6
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  • Grades 7+
  • Grades 7+

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