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Resource Title Zippy's Friends
Summary A school-based program to develop coping and social skills for children ages 5-7. The curriculum includes 24 weekly, 45-60 minute lessons. Teachers receive two days of training on the curriculum, which is organized around six themes: identifying and describing feelings; communication; friendship; bullying and conflict resolution; change and loss; and coping. Parents receive an informational guide, which is available in 23 languages. At the website homepage, click on "Zippy's Friends" for more information.
Topic Professional Development
About Bullying
Target Audience Administrators
Teachers/School Staff
Grade Level 3-5
Format External Website