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Theme: Friendship

Totetude Friendship Activities

Totetude suggests the following calendar of carefully-selected activities during the week of the "Friendship" theme:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Motor Activity
Morning Circle Time Attendance, Good Morning Song, Calendar with events, Days of the Week Song, Weather discussion, Alphabet Song, Number Song, and Social interaction (game/skill/I.Q.s).
Intelligence Activity
Bloom Activity
Craft Activity
Afternoon circle time Sight word, Totetude Reflection Journal, and Goodbye Song .

Consult the Recommended Schedule for more detailed information.

Materials List for calendar

The activities in the above recommended calendar will, collectively, require these materials:

Customize for: learner(s) ,
box of crayons 1 per learner
glue bottle/stick 1 per learner
pencil 1 per learner
scissors 1 per learner
specific letter stamps approximately 4 per group of 2 learners
stamp pad/ paint approximately 1 per group of 2 learners
(Optional) scrap pieces of colored paper approximately 4 per learner
(Optional) small pieces of building materials (Legos, tooth picks, playdough, etc.) approximately 4 per learner

Literature involving Friendship

Name Author
The Blushful Hippopotamus Chris Raschka
The Snail and the Whale Julia Donaldson
The Doorbell Rang Pat Hutchins
How to be a Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them (Dino LIfe Guides for Families) Laurie Krasny Brown
Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend Melanie Watt
The Giving Tree Shel Silverstein
Art & Max David Wiesner
The Pout-Pout Fish Deborah Diesen
How Do Dinosaurs Play With Their Friends? Jane Yolen
Zen Shorts Jon J. Muth
Wilfred Ryan Higgins
Help! A Story of Friendship Holly Keller
Little Blue Truck Alice Schertle
Pink Tiara Cookies For Three Maria Dismondy

Vocabulary for Friendship

Art for Friendship

Name Artist
Snap the Whip Winslow Homer

Animals relevant to Friendship

Social Skills for Friendship

  • making friends

Music for Friendship

Name Artist

Technology involving Friendship

Jokes about Friendship

Toys related to Friendship

Name Manufacturer

Outings related to Friendship

Snacks related to Friendship

Movies related to Friendship

Title Year Producer

Centers for Friendship