My Family Tree

Young, Risa
November 2003
Scholastic Parent & Child;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p80
The article provides tips for a family tree activity for children in the age group of four and five years, to develop their creative ability and a sense of bonding with the family. Materials required for the activity include photographs of family members, two poster boards, pencil, markers, crayons, glue sticks and child safety scissors. The parents should explain the child that the pictures will be used to create a" family tree." It's a way of showing the child how a family grows and branches out, similar to the way a tree grows.


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