Note to parent or teacher: Here is a 20- to 30-minute lesson plan that highlights the lesson objectives: “Be able to identify what actions build friendships." (Character Building: Social Skills: Friendship-1b)
Read “Love Goes on Forever.”
Read “Building Friendships.”
Read “Billy and the Beast.”
What stood out in the articles above about ways friendships can be built or maintained? (For example: By giving to another person, by actively showing concern and doing kind deeds for another person, by thinking less of oneself and more about what will encourage another person.)
Pray one or both prayers of “Pray a Way: Caring for Others.” You can find the coloring page for these prayers here.
Stop and pray a prayer for a friend in need.
Reinforce this understanding of how showing consideration helps to build friendships by reading the following stories and taking note of the result of considerate actions.
Choose and memorize a scripture from either “Crazily Cool Card Set: God’s Law of Love” or “Crazily Cool Card Set: Love.” Print and color the card to use for review.
If you like, here’s an e-card you can add a message to and send to a friend to enjoy.
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