A mint: you’re worth a mint to me.
A button: If you can’t say something nice, it’s better to “button your lip”.
A tissue: For drying tears.
A toothpick: To “pick out” the good qualities in everyone.
A gold thread: Friendship is the golden thread that ties together our hearts.
A flower: In the “garden of life” each friendship is beautiful and unique.
Lifesavers: Sometimes we all need a little help.
Cotton Ball: To cushion the rough roads.
Rubber Band: For flexibility!
Sweet & Sour Tarts: A reminder to appreciate the differences in others.
A Hug & Kiss: Sometimes we all need hugs & kisses.
Happy Faces: Smiling is contagious.
Candle: You light up my life.
Bandaid: For healing hurt feelings.
Paper Clip: To keep everything together.
Small Ball : for lifes ups and downs
A Star: To reflect your inner beauty
Friendship Survival Kit
A toothpick – to help you “pick” out the good qualities in others and yourself
Lifesaver candy – to remind you of the many times others needed your help and you theirs
Hugs & Kisses – for when you need a hug
A puzzle piece – without you, your friends aren’t complete
Button – to remind you to sometimes “button your lip”
Bandaid – for hurt feelings, yours or someone else’s
Cotton Ball – cushioned support of fiends for the rough road ahead
Marbles – to replace the ones you’ve lost
Candle – for you to share you light
Tissues – to wipe the tears of joy and sadness
Penny – so you’ll never be broke
Mounds bar – for the “mounds” of love and support between friends
Gold thread – to remind you that friendship is the golden thread that ties together the hearts of everyone rubberband – try to be flexible
Eraser – to remind you that everyday you can start with a clean slate
Jewel – because you are as valuable as any precious stone!
These fun kits are made simply by adding all of the “ingredients”, printing the list of items and their meaning and putting it all in a jar with a nice decorative jar topper. These are inexpensive kits, especially if you can recycle the jar from your kitchen (keep your eye open for nice jelly and relish jars at the store.