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.
What is a family? In this unit, students can learn about many different types of families and how families provide for our basic needs.
Types of Families
This page lists and describes seven different types of families.
And the Winner is...
Children can make an award ribbon for a special member of their family.
Houghton Mifflin: Family Celebration
In this activity, children can discuss and illustrate the special days they celebrate with their families such as birthdays, graduations, or weddings. Children can draw a picture of his or her family celebrating and then share their pictures with each other.
EnchantedLearning: Family Time Posters
In this activity, children can make posters that show the benefits of spending time with family members.
Scholastic: We Are Family
This is a cross-curricular unit that has print-out activities and tips for learning about families. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Enchanted Learning: Family Theme Page
This page has many printable activities including family trees and cards for family members. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Enchanted Learning: Family Collage Craft
Kids can make a family collage by cutting out pictures of their family members and gluing them to poster board. You can also decorate your collage with markers. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Here are some songs and poems about families. NOTE: This site contains pop-up and banner ads.
Students will learn about family histories by making a family crest.
Students will create a graph representing their family members.
ABC Teach: Family
This site has worksheets, coloring pages, flashcards, and many other family-related printouts. NOTE: This site includes ads.
eTheme 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.
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