Helping your little one make a family tree will help her understand where she comes from and how she fits into the family. Start off by making a tree for immediate family members and when she’s older, branch out and include more cousins, nephews and nieces.
This family tree project is a great way to keep little hands busy and it’s a fun way for children to learn about their family history. Click here for more great ideas to teach your kids about their family history.
What you’ll need:
- White, black and coloured cardboard
- Photos of family members
How to make the tree:
- Draw a tree on black cardboard and cut it out.
- Draw leaves and birds on the coloured cardboard and cut out.
- Draw circles on coloured cardboard and cut them out.
- Cut photos of family members out and paste them in the middle of the circles.
- Paste the tree trunk in the middle of the white cardboard.
- Arrange the photos of the family members in the tree.
- Fill in the gaps between the photos with the leaves and birds.
Download the tree, leaves and bird templates here.
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