Healthy or Not?
Friendship Qualities
Ways to Ruin/End a Friendship
Making Friends
Famous Friends
100

My friend is having a really hard time, so I never talk about what's bothering me. I don't want to upset her even more.

NOT HEALTHY. Just because your friend is having a hard time doesn't mean you shouldn't be able to talk about what's bothering you, too. Friendship is a two-way street. 

100

When you know you can count on your friend to tell you the truth, even when the truth might hurt your feelings, they are...

Honest

100

Spreading ________ is one of the most common reasons why friends separate.

Rumors

100

True or False: To be best friends, you have to have the same interests.

False! While a lot of best friends DO have a lot of things in common, it's not a requirement for a friendship. "Opposites attract!"

100

Batman and...

Robin

200

All of my friends have different interests. Sometimes it makes it hard to do things together that we all enjoy.

HEALTHY! It is completely okay to have different interests than your friends. 

200

When you and your friend laugh at the same jokes, you share the same sense of __________.

Humor


200

Only talking about _____________ and not your friend can lead to ending a friendship.

Yourself! It is nice to talk about yourself/what interests you, but you have to listen to your friends, too. 

200

The best way to make a friend is to _________ a friend.

Be a friend.

200

Spongebob and...

Patrick


300

All of my friends are wearing the same clothes but I don't really like the style. I ask my Mom to buy them for me anyway, because I don't want to be left out.

NOT HEALTHY! This is an example of peer pressure. Be your own person, and be proud of it!

300

When you can count on a friend to be there for you when you're upset, they are...

Dependable


300

If you didn't __________ it with your own eyes or _________ it with your own ears, don't believe it!

Believing these things often causes friendships to end.

See it with your own eyes or hear it with your own ears. 

300

When a new student starts school and you want to be their friend, name 2 things you could do. 

Introduce yourself, ask them to sit with you at lunch, offer to help them if they are lost, etc. 

300

Mario and...

Luigi

400

My friend teases me, and I tease them back. It doesn't bother us. 

Believe it or not, healthy! FRIENDLY teasing is often a part of a healthy friendship. It's only when it's one sided OR it hurts someone's feelings that it's not healthy.

Just be careful, teasing can turn in to hurt feelings accidentally. 

400

When you can trust your friend with your secrets, they are...

Trustworthy

400

A friend shares confidential information with you. They tell you someone is hurting them at home and they beg you not to tell. You want to tell someone to get them help, but you also don't want them to get mad at you and end your friendship. What should you do? 

Tell an adult. Your friend MAY get mad at you for telling, but you know you did the right thing. You could help them get the help they need by telling a trusted adult. 

400

You feel badly about how you treated someone in the past. You now want to be their friend. What should you do?

Sincerely apologize. We all make mistakes. Own up to your mistake, apologize, and go out of your way to be kind. Maybe they will forgive you! 
400

Charlie Brown and...

Snoopy


500

Your two best friends don't like each other. 

HEALTHY. It is 100% okay to have separate groups of friends, even if it makes you feel a little awkward sometimes. 

500

Name 5 qualities you look for in a healthy friendship.

Caring, trustworthy, funny, kind, loyal, etc. 

500

Name a time when it would be a good idea to end a friendship.

Peer pressure, someone starting rumors about you, someone not treating you how you should be treated, someone bullying you/hurting you, etc. 

500
How can you make a new friend if you are shy?

Try joining a sport or activity where you would have a common interest with someone. Find someone else who is shy and quiet. Be courageous and simply say hello. 

500

Timon and...

Pumbaa

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