Buddy Bench encourages inclusion, friendship at Kingsborough

picture of members of Cubby Fayville memorial fund standing behind new Buddy Bench with three students seated on the benchMembers of The Cubby Faville Memorial Fund recently presented a Buddy Bench to the students of Kingsborough Elementary School.

The bench will be used as part of the character education program. The students have learned all about the purpose of the bench.

The buddy bench is a simple idea to eliminate loneliness and foster friendship on the playground. It helps the students to spread the message of inclusion and kindness!

picture of new Buddy Bench at Kingsborough Elementary School playgroundIf a child feels left out or even lonely, all they need to do is sit on the Buddy Bench. Then others students will notice, If a child feels left out or even lonely during recess, all they need to do is sit on the Buddy Bench. Then others students will notice, and invite them to play and become friends.

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