Health: Family Health
These sites cover family matters about adoption, divorce, new babies, communication, and death. Many suggestions for healthy family activities are included. Information about family structures is provided as well as eThemes Resources on Families, Family Life, Grandparents, and Aging.
KidsHealth: Getting Along With Parents
This link provides an article that can be read to kids to help them deal with parents. Additional links include: Getting along with brothers and sisters, family fights, and talking about feelings.
This site has many healthy ways to live fulfilling lives with family. NOTE: This site has ads. NOTE: This site is for adults to gather ideas for family activities.
Beginner's Guide to Doing Family Activities
Watch this video clip for educators, parents, and caregivers that describes ways families can have fun.
Creating Family Timelines
This site provides an activity for a family can do together to capture memories.
Have Journal....Will Travel: Promoting Family Involvement in Literacy
This site provides a literacy activity a family can do together.
KidsHealth: Feelings: My Home and Family
Click on the "My Home and Family" link for information relevant to the family health theme. Many informational articles are provided in English and Spanish. Students may listen to the article read to them. Articles for parents and educators are also given.
PBS Kids: It's My Life: Family
This site provides an abundance of information about family related issues from adoption to birth order. Videos, games, blogs, and short answers to FAQs about family issues. A parent and teacher site is given and all information is available in Spanish.
PBS Kids: It's My Life: Moving
This links gives information on a variety of topics related to relocation. An interactive game involving a new school and kids' blogs about the moving experience are given.
PBS Kids: It's My Life: Adoption
This link addresses a variety of topics related to adoption such as types of adoption, searching for my identity, and two personal stories of adopted children.
PBS Kids: It's My Life: Divorce
This link provides many topics related to divorce. Students describe in a video clip what it means to have divorced parents.
eThemes Resource: Family
These websites are about families. Children can learn about the different types of families that there are in the world. There are many student activities such as make a family tree, paint a family portrait, or make a poster about how they celebrate special occasions in their families. There is also eThemes resources about grandparents.
eThemes Resource: Grandparents
These websites are about grandparents and their special relationships with their grandchildren. Includes lesson plans, printable activities, and booklists. There are also resources on dealing with the death of a grandparent. There are links to eTheme resources on Grandparents Day, Aging, and Interviewing Senior Citizens and Grandparents.
eThemes Resource: Aging
These sites include information on aging and the effects on the human body. Discover why our bodies age. Learn how aging affects appearance, exercise, and eating habits. Includes interactive quizzes, an animation, and face changing images.
eThemes Resource: Family: Family Life
These sites focus on family and family life. Students learn about family histories and traditions, family ties, changes in families, and family life. Includes classroom activities and lesson plans. There are also links to eThemes Resources on family and genealogy.