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What does it mean to be a good friend? Classroom friendships blossom with this heart puzzle.
Have students read books, listen to music, and watch videos about friendship. Conduct a classroom discussion about what it means to be a good friend. Why are friends fun? What do friends do for each other? How do friends treat each other? Friends listen, share, forgive, and encourage. Have students write a list of friend words with Crayola® Markers.
Hearts are an ancient symbol. They were first used as a sign for the heart of a person or animal. Heart symbols appear in all of the world’s major cultures. Today hearts stand for affection and understanding.
Make a heart-shaped puzzle with classmates. Students use markers to draw a huge heart on posterboard. Draw lines to divide the heart into enough pieces so that each person in the class will have one, including the teacher. Use Crayola Scissors to cut the heart puzzle into pieces. Distribute the puzzle pieces.
Use Crayola Markers and Multicultural Markers to decorate the puzzle piece. Write words and draw pictures. Decorate with dots, stripes, plaids, or your own favorite patterns. Use bright colors and interesting details. Students sign their name on the puzzle piece.
Students assemble the pieces of the puzzle. Students display the Friendship Heart next to their list of friendship words.
Display the 7 principles of Kwanzaa in a one-of-a-kind accordion window book.
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