Friendship resources for EYFS and primary

Promote empathy in your early years or primary classroom with these hand-picked friendship-focused resources

Tes Resources Team

Paper People Holding Hands To Represent EYFS & Primary Friendship

Top lesson ideas and classroom activities to help young learners develop meaningful friendships

With Anti-Bullying Week (11-15 November) coming up, there is no better time to discuss and reflect upon friendship, working together and promoting empathy in your classroom. That’s why we’ve selected some of the very best thought-provoking resources that the Tes community have to offer.

EYFS resources

Circle Time Cards
v3884

Circle Time Cards

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These can be printed and laminated and used in circle times. One or all cards can be used at any time. I have used them with my class and they loved it. Any suggestions for other cards are gratefully received. - have added suggestions, thank you I think maybe people are having trouble with d...
(SEAL) Getting On and Falling Out
cfention

(SEAL) Getting On and Falling Out

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This is a 5 week planning for the getting on and falling out theme of SEAL. This planning is done with reception (red set) in mind. I hope this can help someone.
PSHE Friendship Tokens
misspoolescoolschool

PSHE Friendship Tokens

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Friendship tokens for children to colour in and cut out and exchange with one another - for example, when someone shared with them, when someone plays with them in the playground, when someone is kind to them. I used these during SEAL / PSHE lessons. Formatted with easy-to-cut guidelines for the pa...
Anti-Bullying Poster FREE
Nicole Hernandez

Anti-Bullying Poster FREE

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Bullying: Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively impose domination over someone intentionally and repeatedly causing another person injury or discomfort. It cannot be tolerated. Here's a poster that I made for my school hall to remind everyone that it...

KS1 resources

My social skills workbook - How to be a friend
Elsasupport

My social skills workbook - How to be a friend

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This workbook can be used with children who are struggling with friendships. The whole file can be printed and put together as a booklet to work on a little at a time or you could just print off the worksheets you want to work on. Also good for group or class work as you can you print off what you ...
Anti-Bullying Posters Pack 2
PollyPuddleduck

Anti-Bullying Posters Pack 2

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It's time to stamp out bullying before it begins. Display these posters around school halls and rooms to encourage children to Speak Up! Download includes- A pack of 15 Anti-Bullying Posters in Colour. Can be used all year round to encourage anti-bullying.

KS2 resources

Friendship Games
alisonacton

Friendship Games

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Have a look at Act On Info's games based around building friendships, developing good relationships and the importance of teamwork.
PSHE Staying Friends
teachercellar

PSHE Staying Friends

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An 18 page workbook suitable for KS1/2 on conflict with peers. This could be given as an individual workbook or used with groups for differentation. It would also be good as a starter for World Conflict Issues. Includes: Definition of conflict Describe a conflict they have had with someone in ...