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Friendship (easy read)

friendship; friend; club; good friend; bad friend; smile; fight; play; listen; share; talk; honest; lies; truthful;;


What is a friend?

Click and drag to put the right words in each box.

How to make friends

Good ways
Be kind
Ask to play
Say hello
Look happy
Care for others
Take part
Bad ways
Being bossy
Name calling
Not talking to others
Looking sad
Talking too much
Being unkind
Not playing by the rules

Making friends can be hard

  • Ask Mum or Dad if you can bring someone home after school.
  • Join a club or a team. Lots of schools have things for you to do after school.
  • Join Scouts or Guides.
  • For more ideas look at "Friendship".

Dr Kate says


"It can take time to make a real friend. Keep trying!"




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We've provided this information to help you to understand important things about staying healthy and happy. However, if you feel sick or unhappy, it is important to tell your mum or dad, a teacher or another grown-up.


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