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Make a family tree.
Make a family tree with your child to teach him about his personal history! There’s no greater gift you can give your children than to teach them about their family history. With this fun craft, you can make a family tree by tracing your child’s own arm and attaching family member leaves. Strong and sturdy, like a true family, this tree will stand proud in any child’s room and remind him of all the special people in his family. Make a family tree with your child to explore your family's personal history.
What You Need:
- Construction paper (brown and green)
- Paper towel roll
- Two popsicle sticks
- String (optional)
- Hole punch (optional)
- Photos of family (optional)
What You Do:
- Have your child lay his arm, from elbow to finger tip, on a piece of brown paper. Be sure his fingers are spread apart to allow you to trace in between each one!
- Trace his arm, from elbow all the way up to his fingers and in between each finger, using a marker or pencil. This will be the outline of the tree. If the tree looks too small, ask your child if it’s okay to trace your arm and hand instead. If you get the green light, have your child help you trace it. (Tip: be sure the fingers are clearly drawn, because they will serve as the branches of the tree.)
- When the tree is all traced, help your child cut it out.
- Have your child draw some leaf shapes on the green construction paper and cut them out. Make sure they’re big enough to write a name inside, but not so big that they cover too much of the entire branch.
- Now the fun part: seeing how many family members your child can remember and write down. Feel free to make this into a game, like “Who lives in St. Louis?” or “Who is Mom’s brother?” Learning familial relationships takes some time and this is a great way to practice.
- Once you have all the names you want to use, make sure you have enough leaves (one for each family member). Ask the child to write the name on the leaf (if he is writing already) or have him tell you the name and write it down. You should have a nice pile of leaves with names on them when you’re done.
- Glue the leaves onto the branches (fingers) of the tree.
- Glue the popsicle sticks together to make an “X’ shape. This will serve as the stand for the tree.
- Place a good amount of glue along one side of the paper towel roll. Then press the tree against the paper towel roll as if to give it a backbone.
- Once it’s dry, glue the bottom of the paper towel roll to the “X” made of popsicle sticks. It should be standing straight up, like a tree. If it’s tipping, wad up a piece of paper (or newspaper) into the bottom of the roll and try gluing again.
If you have small photos of your family, cut them out into small sizes and glue them around the branches. To make it even more special, try dangling the photos from the branches using string. Punch a hole in the tree branches and tie the string through the hole. Glue the end of the string to the photo, and you have dangling photos of the family hanging from the tree. Just don’t pick them like apples!
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All About My Family - Family Tree Project
A set of 4 worksheets to use in the classroom when learning about families.
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Welcome to our printable family tree activity! This activity is perfect for elementary-grade students who are learning about their family history and genealogy.
Our family tree activity includes a detailed diagram for students to fill in with information about their ancestors. The diagram includes spaces for students to add the names, birth dates and relationships to the student of each member of their immediate and extended family.
Completing the Family Tree Project
To complete the project, students will first need to gather information about their family members from parents, grandparents, or other relatives. They can also use online resources or family documents to gather information.
Once the students have collected all the information, they can begin filling in the diagram. They should start with themselves at the center and work outwards, adding parents, grandparents, and other family members as they go.
The finished product is a beautiful and informative representation of the student’s family history that they can be proud of and share with their classmates and family.
Don’t hesitate to get your hands on this valuable tool today and give the students an engaging and interactive way of learning about their family tree!
This set of worksheets includes:
- Who is in your family?
- Draw your family tree
- Where does your family come from?
- Ancestor research task.
Inquiry and research: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts. The student engages in both short-term and sustained recursive inquiry processes for a variety of purposes. The student is expected to: (1) gene...
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This is a PBL where the idea is to have the children do 3 things through interviews and data collection
-Create a Family Tree
-Find out what their family's story is
-Give a presentation on their findings using technology (youtube, powerpoint, family.me which is a family tree building site, etc.)
PBL_ My Family -An interactive Family Tree.docx
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National Geographic Kids Guide to Genealogy by T.J. Resler for upper elementary & middle school
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Activities for Your Family Tree Project for Kids
- Make a personalized Family Edition of the classic game “Guess Who? ” using these instructions from Paper Trail Design
- Or create your own Guess Who? game with Legos by following the simple directions from One Mama’s Daily Drama .
- Gather some old photos of relatives, make 2 copies of them (saving the originals) and use them for a fun memory game to help everyone learn to recognize their great-grandma or “Old Uncle Fred” when they were younger.
- Have your kids “interview” their older relatives and record their answers. Trust me, it will make a treasured keepsake! Use these “40 questions to ask your grandparents” from Of the Hearth if your kids need help coming up with questions.
- Visit a cemetery where one of your relatives is buried. Take some wildflowers to place on their grave. Take a picture and upload it to Find A Grave , which is a fantastic place for genealogy research.
- Select one of your ancestors and learn all that you can about them. Did they immigrate to America? From where and when? Create a timeline of their life, recording when they were born, married, had children, moved, etc.
- Complete the “My Family Tree” printable, which comes in both color and ink-saving gray to record 3 generations of your family.
- If you’d like to go back further into your ancestry, use this 5 generation family tree from Family Tree Magazine .
- Create a play-dough family tree with playdough and toothpicks with these directions from Growing Little Leaves
- For a STEM activity about inherited family traits that uses the book, The One and Only Me: A Book About Genes , by 23andme.com, check out this fun dominant and recessive traits activity and printable from Family Locket for elementary students.
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