Posts Tagged "world friendship day"

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...

World Friendship Day Recipe Ideas

You could celebrate World Friendship Day (July 30) by taking a friend out for a meal, or you could make it more personal and cook one! The same idea applies to kids too. Your child can invite her BFF’s over for a fun lunch date – that she whips up for them (with your help, of course). What can your child make for her friends? A fun-sized pizza and a sweet s’mores dessert should do the trick. The best part is that your child’s friends can participate in the food prep, making this meal that celebrates partnership (and friendship!). Pizza...

World Friendship Day Celebrations for Kids

July 30th marks World Friendship Day. Your child can celebrate her friends with a few fun-filled activities! From crafty creations to a day out, these holiday-themed celebrations mark a day that’s all about forming and nurturing friendships. What can your kids do on World Friendship Day? Make bracelets. Weave friendship bracelets using yarn or create bendy bracelets from craft sticks. How? Soak thick craft sticks in warm water until they start bending. Curve them into a bracelet shape and let them dray. Wrap them in yarn or glue on decorative papers. Have a picnic. Make a picnic lunch, throw down...