K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

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Social - Family

Activity Idea Place - http://www.123child.com/selfconcept/family.html  Arts and craft ideas to use for a family study.

A to Z Family Theme - http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Family/index.shtml Links to family lessons and themes.

A to Z Kids Stuff - http://www.atozkidsstuff.com/families.html Ideas to use.

Berenstain Dress Up Dolls - http://www.berenstainbears.com/dressup.html
Printables; just like doll cut-outs from the "olden days."

Canadian Family Size - http://www.2learn.ca/search/NetSploreView.asp?SID=9 Marion Rex has created a rich lesson using the Canadian census using technology; includes a rubric.

Carol Hurst's Family Page - http://www.carolhurst.com/newsletters/23bnewsletters.html  Bibliography; also includes "ethical" comments and thoughts about approaching the topic of family in
today's world.

Enchanted Learning Family Page - http://www.zoomdinosaurs.com/themes/family.shtml  lots of printables ready to use

Carol's Favorite - 2005

Family and Grandparents Day Theme - http://www.fastq.com/~jbpratt/education/theme/family.html  Lots of links to great sites.

Family Matters - http://www.galileo.org/schools/brentwood/ A project completed by a Gr. 1 class in Brentwood School in Calgary.

Family Pictures Math Activity -
http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/gen_act/family/picture.html  graphing idea

Family Teaching Unit - Driscoll states that it's for gr. 5-8, but it looks perfect for gr. 3 as well! At the bottom, click to continue to the next lesson. http://department.monm.edu/portfolio/Students/Educ339Students/E.%20Driscoll/family_teaching_unit.htm

Family Time Line - http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/gen_act/growing/family.html Activity to identify key milestones in child's life, or family's lives.

Family Treasures Project - http://www.plrd.ab.ca/public/B/Margaret.Baskey/special/index.html  Project set up for gr. 3, 4, 5 with Alberta students.

First School Family Craft -
http://www.first-school.ws/activities/crafts/holiday/handflower.htm  The intent and words are good, so please adapt and extend the limitations of this craft.

Gr. 1 Families - http://eec1.scedk12.com/edu/curr/ss/gr1.htm Lesson ideas and links

Gr. 1 Social Studies Unit on the Family - http://www.tlt.ab.ca/projects/Div1/Grade1/meandfamily/index.htm Two teachers share their idea to have students represent their learning using technology.

Me, My Family and Friends - http://www.preschoolrainbow.org/family-theme.htm preschool theme ideas.

Scholastic Ideas for teaching about Families -
http://teacher.scholastic.com/lessonplans/unit_familyPreK.htm  Steven Hicks (k teacher) has
created some great new ideas like "Family Quilts Keep Us Warm"

Teacher Planet Family Resource - http://www.teacherplanet.com/resource/familyday.php Links to lessons, units, clip art and poems

Teachers and Families Activity Page -
http://www.teachersandfamilies.com/open/ps-open.cfm?searchTheme=family  a few good ideas and printables.

List Serve Mailing - February 12, 2005