Friendship Recipes

What are some qualities you find in a friend? If you create a recipe for friendship what would it look like? After reading “How to Make a Friend” by Lacey Van Lear, the 3rd grade poets Ms. Zepeda’s class created their own recipes on friendship. Check out the chefs, I mean poets, recipes. Enjoy!




A Sprinkle of kindness

A gallon of honesty

A pound of Bravery

A teaspoon of funniness

A dash of sweetness

A pound of smartness

A pound of listening

A pound of helping

A teaspoon of selflessness

Dance of happiness



1.5 cups of trust

Three sprinkles of smartness

4 gallons of loyalty

A dash of funniness

Two cups of kindness and sweetness

12 gallons of dancing



10 gallons of funny

Five cups of nice

100 gallons of make me feel good

At least 1 lb of dancing and acting

And have a name that starts with a, m, z, w, i, l, J



“Writing poetry makes me feel like I can see myself, like I can see my reflection, but not in a mirror, in the world. I write and I know I can be reflected.”
-Oscar S.

“Writing poetry makes me feel free.”
-Buenda D.

“Writing poetry is like your best friend.”
-Jessica M.