Lesson Plan

Friends Are Fun!

In this social skills lesson plan, students will get to practice identifying how to be a friend. Friendship is an important social skill for kindergarten students to master as they begin to form a new community of peers at school.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify the qualities of a friend.


(5 minutes)
  • Gather the class together for a read aloud.
  • Ask the students, “What does it mean to be a good friend?”
  • Have students turn and talk to a partner to share their ideas.
  • Invite a few pairs to share their ideas with the group.