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Friendship skills are the skills and abilities necessary to make a positive, lasting, healthy connection with another person. Friendship skills make it possible for us to form and sustain relationships with others. Friendship skills are numerous, and can be socially complex. Friendship skills include such skills as, communication, sharing, empathy, fairness, acceptance, etc. Below you will find resources you can use at home to help teach this important skill to your child. 

Resources for Young Children:

Information:

How to Help Kids Make Friends

https://www.parentingscience.com/kids-make-friends.html

10 Friendship Skills Every Kid Needs

https://sunshine-parenting.com/10-friendship-skills-every-kid-needs/

4 Skills for Making Friends

https://www.understood.org/en/friends-feelings/common-challenges/making-keeping-friends/4-skills-for-making-friends

Activities:

40 Friendship Skill Building Activities

https://www.andnextcomesl.com/2019/05/friendship-skills-activities.html

Top 10 Friendship Games and Activities

https://www.healthline.com/health/parenting/friendship-activities

Videos:

Sesame Street: Murray Reports of Friendship

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJ9AdEmFUOM

Kid Presidents Guide to Making New Friends

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoHdwUEfBts&list=PLy65jOIMbR01T8v-XTAEkBfUhHPocGvUz&index=53

Getting Along with Others

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Te6ftIq9tDA&list=PLy65jOIMbR01T8v-XTAEkBfUhHPocGvUz&index=59

Friendship Soup

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7w7yXkJTu0&list=PLy65jOIMbR01T8v-XTAEkBfUhHPocGvUz&index=2&t=0s

Resources for Adolescents:

Information:

Healthy Friendships in Adolescents

https://www.hhs.gov/ash/oah/adolescent-development/healthy-relationships/healthy-friendships/index.html#role

How to Talk to your Teen about Friendships

https://www.verywellfamily.com/talking-to-teens-about-friendship-2610992

6 Ways to Help Your Teen Make and Keep Great Friends

https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/6-ways-to-help-your-teen-make-keep-great-friends-0701164

Talking to your Teen about Bad Friendships

https://parents.au.reachout.com/skills-to-build/wellbeing/things-to-try-friendships/talking-to-your-teen-about-bad-friendships

Activities:

5 Activities for Teens to Build Trust and Cooperation

https://nobelcoaching.com/team-building-teens/

Friendship Games for Teenagers

https://oureverydaylife.com/friendship-games-for-teenagers-12084477.html

Videos:

Guide to Maintaining Friendships

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9ulSfCGMUs

Toxic Vs. Healthy Friendship

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPXnYM7--RY

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