Purpose of activity: To explore what it means to be a friend and to think about what we expect from a friend.
Life skills: Self-awareness, Critical thinking
People have different views on what makes a friend. Disagreeing and fighting can happen even between friends. Friends can have a good and bad influence. Friends should not ask too much of each other. If the group did the self-awareness activity 1: special me, refer to this activity.
How can friends make a difference to you? Can you be friends with anyone? What things make it difficult to be friends with someone? What things make it difficult to be friends with you? What did you learn about having friends from this study?
Refer to this session when everyday things happen, when friends have an argument or do something considerate.