Family Themed Teaching Resources

Use these printables, activities, and lessons about families to teach your class about social interactions and relationships. By learning about families, students will begin to understand their place in groups, communities, and the world. You'll find writing assignments, Venn diagrams, art activities, and much more for the cross-curricular study of families. These resources are appropriate for kindergarten, first, second, and third grade teachers.

Printables for Grades K-3
Use these activities to help students explore and learn more about their family history. Included are finger plays and fun poetry.
Printables for Grades 4-8
Help students learn about family genealogy, traits, and relationships with our engaging printable activities.
Printables for Grades 9-12
Discuss issues that families face such as emotional, drug use, the meaning of family, and the power of love with these thought-provoking activities.
Our slideshows provide lists of engaging activities to help students understand more about different family relationships. Included are templates, guides, information on adoption, and math extension activities.
Lesson Plans
Increase students knowledge of their own families through comparisons to other cultures. Activities include creating an immigrant's story, researching manners and customs of families from other countries, and creating a powerpoint presentation.
Educational Technology Resources
Use our resources to enhance students' learning about families. Activities include research for powerpoint presentations and their family tree, as well as learning about family life long ago.
Family Learning Resources
Students explore their family through printables such as a family tree wordsearch or family roles with printable activities.
Father's Day Resources
Use these resources to help students explore Father's Day. Students read a passage and fill in cross-curricular charts, as well as complete a chart using statistics they researched about Father's Day.
Mother's Day Resources
Our Mother's Day Resources offer worksheets, charts, and more to help students increase their knowledge through looking at similarities with their parents and fun wordsearches.
Family Activities for Art, Music, & Drama
Creative and fun activities enhance students' family knowledge through puppet making, creating and drawing a puzzle, and determining the logical order in their family life.
Family Resources for Health & Safety
These resources are great for students and their family to discuss and work together toward healthier, more nutritional choices as a family unit.
Families & History Connected
Choose from our literary resources and activities to help students understand how family life may be different, but also the same in different time periods throughout history.
Math Activities for Families
These printable activities help students focus on using math skills by practicing counting or filling in charts and graphs with collected information.
Families, Literature, & Language Arts Connected
Family-centered books and stories will increase students' learning by helping them understand all families travel different journeys. Included are writing activities, creating word webs, and discovering traditions passed down in families.
Science & Families Connected
Our Science and Families Connected resources highlight the differences between families. Students' learning is extended through reading about different types of human families, as well as animal families with activities included.
Community Life Resources
Students realize that families struggle with various problems through reading the books in the Community Life Resources section. Activities include worksheets and writing assignments.
Immigration & Families Resources
Choose from our resources on Families and Immigration to increase students' knowledge of different families and cultures. Included are class projects and discussions, along with cross-curricular activities.

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