What makes a REAL friend?

IMPORTANT: Please take time to read this information (BELOW) BEFORE reading the story

HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM THIS STORY

What is the... What makes a REAL friend story about?

  • This story is designed for you to read to your child(ren) or to go through with them if they are reading it for themselves. Don't just read the story either, have a look at the pictures. What's happening? What's wrong? What would you do in that situation?
  • This story covers:
    • That alcohol can be very dangerous.
    • That alcohol should only be drunk by a child if an adult they are told they can trust, says it is ok.
    • What is being a friend and why it's important to be a good friend.
    • Making fun and doing nasty things to others, for a laugh, isn't funny and may get you in trouble. It may also lead to people not wanting to be your friend.
    • That some people do nasty things to others just to make themselves laugh, that is not what friends do.
    • To be kind to new people; if you are not they may not trust you again.
    • That you should always tell an adult you trust if you are bullied or you see someone else being bullied.
    • To always tell an adult you know you can trust if you are worried or scared.
    • Developing skills needed to deal with difficult situations.
  • Have a quick look through the story for yourself before reading it to your child or letting them read it for themselves.