Reading materials that support social and emotional learning, brought to you by Reading Is Fundamental.


One of the most important milestones a kindergartner can achieve is an understanding of friendship, how to develop and contribute to one. Friends practice empathy, listen to each other, and enjoy spending time together. The resources and materials you’ll find here shine a spotlight on the importance of friendship for a happy and fulfilling life.

Books & Resources

We’ve curated a special selection of friendship-related resources for you to use with young children, although they hold a place in the hearts of older children and adults, too. From especially lovely and poignant books to literacy resources that support the titles, you’ll find this collection particularly sweet.

Kids' Activity Center

Let the young children in your life explore resources about friendship on their own. This vetted, safe, and appropriate set of activities – including puzzles, games, and more – are ready for kids in grades Pre-K to 3 to use independently.