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World Friendship Day Cooking with Kids Activity

Celebrate World Friendship Day on July 30 with a fun family activity. Who was your child's first friend? May it was you, your spouse or a sibling. Help your little learner to understand the importance of friendship with a fun-filled family interview activity. And bonus, this holiday idea doubles as a 'kids in the kitchen' cooking project. Pick a Person to Interview Who should your child interview? They can choose a 'family friend' (such as mom, dad or a sibling), a school friend or a pal from the neighborhood. Choose a Question What should your child ask their friend? The...

World Friendship Day Handprint Tree Art Activity

Celebrate World Friendship Day with an imaginative art activity. Your child can learn about the value of friendship and explore the artistic process with this creatively colorful craft! Materials You'll Need Poster board or card stock paper Tempera or finger paints Paper plates Markers How-To Art Steps Position the paper vertically. Draw a tree trunk on the paper, using the markers. Write a special friendship message on the paper. Discuss what friendship means with your child. Create a special saying or pick a few words that explain or describe friendship to write. If your child is too young to write...

4 Bracelet Ideas for World Friendship Day

What better way to celebrate World Friendship Day than with a friendship bracelet! The holiday, which falls on July 30th, is a global way to recognize friends everywhere. Help your child to show appreciation for their BFFs with one of these crafty creations! Popsicle Stick Bracelets Place wide craft sticks into a shallow pan of water. Let the water boil. Do not allow your child to do this part. Leave the sticks in the hot water (turn the heat off) for 15 minutes. Use tongs to remove the sticks. Allow the sticks to cool slightly and bend them around mason...

World Friendship Day Activity Ideas for the Whole Family

Celebrate World Friendship Day on July 30th! What can you do to mark this special day? Check out the fun family activities that perfect for your Friendship Day festivities. Make New Friends Are you friends with the members of your immediate community? If you don't really know your neighbors, hold a block party to make new friends and celebrate this notable day. Make sure to hand out name tags—so that everyone can meet new friends during the party. Have a block-wide ice breaker session too, facilitating new friendships! Read a Book If your young child doesn't spend much time thinking...

World Friendship Day BFF Crafts for Kids

What can your child do to celebrate World Friendship Day? Celebrated on July 30 annually, this day recognizes the importance of friendships. If you’re looking for a fun way to tackle the social subjects involved in truly understanding friendships with your child, check out these easy activity ideas. Friendship Bracelets There are more than a few bracelet-making craft ideas to try. A simple lanyard braid (using plastic string) or a soft yarn weave can keep your kiddo busy all afternoon. Have them make friendship bracelets for one BFF or for all of their school pals. If you have a young...

World Friendship Day Kids’ Card Craft

July 30th is World Friendship Day! Celebrate it with a special card, for a special friend. Your child can create a friendship card to give to her BFF, a classmate or anyone else she considers close. This is also a way to make new friends. Your creative kiddo can craft cards to hand out to neighborhood children who she might want to know better or to a potential friend from an after-school activity. Arts and Crafts Materials Card stock paper – 8x11-inch sheets Markers, colored pencils or crayons Construction paper Scissors Clear-drying school glue How-To Project Steps Position the paper...

World Friendship Day Handprint Kids’ Art

Get artsy on World Friendship Day with a paint print craft. The kids can create this project with their BFFs, making cute keepsakes that they can look back at later on when they’re older. This kids’ holiday craft is easy enough for toddlers to try, but still fun for older kids too. Your child (and a friend, of course) will create a pair of handprints using paint. Older kids can follow this up with a simple writing exercise. They can each write one sentence about the friend, trade the sentences, read them and then glue them to the painted prints....

Cook and Craft on World Friendship Day

July 30th marks World Friendship Day. Celebrate with a few friend-filled activities. This is the perfect opportunity for your child to get social, spend time with her pals and enjoy a few entertaining activities. After inviting her classmates, neighbors or other friends over, try out these kid-friendly ideas! Friendship Meal Prep a meal that the kids can help to whip up. Ask each child what their favorite foods are. Then see if they can name which foods the other one likes. Pick a food that both friends enjoy, and then serve that up for a Friendship Day breakfast, lunch or...

Children’s Books for World Friendship Day

Celebrate World Friendship Day with a fun family reading activity. Help your little one to think about what it means to be a good friend with a few books that fit the theme. Check out these children’s books that are perfect picks for this special friend-focused day! Frog and Toad Are Friends, by Arnold Lobel: The award-winning author brings kids in preschool through the early elementary grades a tale of friendship, as told through the eyes of these two lovable characters. It’s a classic that the kids are sure to enjoy. Friends, by Eric Carle: The iconic children’s book author...

Celebrate World Friendship Day Across the Globe

What are your kids doing on World Friendship Day? Well, if you said spending time with friends – you’d have the obvious answer! Along with celebrating our BFF’s, this holiday also helps everyone to understand friendships in a global way. Take the opportunity that this special day gives to learn about friendships that cross borders. How? Understand Allies Start by asking your child what an ally is. If she can’t answer, help her to figure out the definition (she can look it up online or in a book). Now, take the discussion to a world-wide level. Do some research on...