CHARACTER EDUCATION/BULLETIN BOARDS
For Good Friends
Love That Teaching Idea! Staff
Submitted: March 31, 2001
to your students the delightful tale, The Rainbow Fish by Marcus
Pfister. After reading, discuss what it means to be a good friend.
Then give each student a piece of construction paper and a small
piece of aluminum foil. Have each one draw their fish and cut
out. Then have them cut out small "scales" from the
aluminum foil and glue onto their fish. Next have your students
write different characteristics on their fish of traits that a
"good friend" has. Some examples may include: "helpful",
"kind", "considerate", or "honest".
Post the fish on a bulletin board that reads, "Fishin' for