K or grade: Kindness, friendship, and sharing. The sensory aspect of this lesson—sandpaper and cotton balls—really hits the mark! Social skills including empathy and kindness, which are not intuitive for all preschoolers, are effectively reinforced.
A Friendship Flower-We read The Crayon Box That Talked (By Shane Derolf), discussed how we all work together, we are all different, special and unique. Lastly, we colored a flower petal and created unique a classroom flower.