Making friends is a skill, especially in the primary grades. Use books to help your students develop those relationships with their peers. Here is a list of my favorite picture books about friendship skills!
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Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry
Stick rescues Stone from a tricky situation and they become friends right away! Can Stone return the favor with Stick gets stuck?
The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
The Rainbow Fish learns how to make friends by being kind and sharing in this colorful story.
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Making Friends is an Art! by Julia Cook
Brown is the least-used pencil in the box and he feels like he doesn’t fit in with the other pencils. Brown discovers that in order to have friends, he needs to learn how to be a friend!
Peanut Butter and Cupcake! by Terry Border
Peanut Butter is feeling lonely and he is looking for someone to play with him. He discovers, though, that friends can be hard to come by. See if he can find his soulmate!
What are some other picture books about friendship skills that you read aloud in your classroom?
Check out this blog post for picture books about relationship skills in the classroom!
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