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Buddy Bench

Sponsored by:

The Advocates

Project Champion:

Heidi Cook

heidi@theadvocatesorg.org

What are the appropriate grade levels?

1st through 5th

Is there a limit to the number of participants?
Is there an opportunity for community service?
Summary

The buddy bench is a simple idea to eliminate loneliness and foster friendship on the playground. Let’s spread the message of inclusion and kindness and bring a buddy bench to your school!

Description

With this project and the help of The Advocates, your class will educate the school about buddy benches, get the whole school excited, and then find or fund a bench to put in your school!

The buddy bench is a simple idea to eliminate loneliness and foster friendship on the playground. With this project and the help of The Advocates, your class will educate the school about what a buddy bench is, set up a meeting with your principal, designate buddies(kids that will look out for kids who sit on the bench), get the whole school excited, and then find or fund a bench to put in your school!

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