A Friendship 'Soup/Cake' Recipe: How To Be a Good Friend

A Friendship Recipe PPT Slides by Exciting Teacher

The ‘Friendship Recipe’ slideshow has been designed to support children in exploring the qualities of a good friend and healthy friendships. It looks at what qualities a person needs to be a good friend and could be used alongside teaching instruction writing.

There is a worksheet that accompanies this resource, you’ll find it here

How could this resource be used?

  • To support with building positive friendships. 
  • To provide children with vocabulary to describe a good friend. 


Which statutory PSHE curriculum* objectives does this resource fall into?

*in line with the PSHE Association 2021 Statutory Guidance.

  • KS1 – R6: about how people make friends and what makes a good friendship.
  • Ks2 – R10: about the importance of friendships; strategies for building positive friendships; how positive friendships support wellbeing.
  • Ks2 – R11: what constitutes a positive healthy friendship (e.g. mutual respect, trust, truthfulness, loyalty, kindness, generosity, sharing interests and experiences, support with problems and difficulties); that the same principles apply to online friendships as to face-to-face relationships.


Scottish Health and Wellbeing Curriculum Outcome(s):

Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood:

  • I am aware of how friendships are formed and that likes, dislikes, special qualities, and needs can influence relationships (HWB 0-44a/HWB 1-44a).
  • I am aware that positive friendships and relationships can promote health and the health and wellbeing of others (HWB 2-44b). 

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