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3-D Family Tree
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Children will enjoy making this personalized project that shows the members of their family!

This activity is appropriate for:
kindergarten - 3rd grade / 5 - 8 years

You will need:


  1. Provide each student with a branch or twig.
  2. Have students press a lump of dough firmly into the bottom of their cups.
  3. Tell students to poke the base of their branch or twig securely into the center of their lump of dough so that the branch stands upright.
  4. Have students cut leaf shapes out of the construction paper (or precut leaf shapes and have them available for students to use). Help them label the leaves with the titles and names of their relatives (e.g., Grandpa Robert Jones, Mother Jennifer Jones, Father Michael Jones and so on).
  5. Help students punch a hole in each leaf, loop a length of string through each hole and tie each leaf onto a branch (child’s name along with siblings on one level, then parents, then grandparents) to complete the family tree!

Special Days

November Holidays
Turkey Trot Relay Game
Fall Table Settings
Turkey Plate
Veterans Day Flag
Pattern Block Turkeys
Turkey Table Toppers
Being Thankful Sunflowers
Native American Rattles
Colorful Napkin Rings
Pilgrim Hats
Turkey Place Card Holders
Colorful Cornucopia
Turkey Handprint Apron
Turkey Memory Match-Ups
Remember the Day in Photos
Pin the Tail on the Turkey
Thanksgiving Table Art
“A Festive Feast” Brain Teaser Game
Terrific Turkey Centerpiece

December Holidays
Hanging Holiday Symbols
Peppermint Candy Handprint Plates
Holiday Treats Gift Bag
Holiday Scrapbook
Decorative Gift Tags
Gingerbread Man Notepads
Holiday Card
Holiday Card Stand
Holiday Candle Holder
Holiday Snack Sticks
Celebration Candle
Candy Cane Ornament

January Holidays
“I Have a Dream” Quilt
Party Masks
New Year’s Hat
New Year’s Rocket
Sharing the Dream of Dr. King

February Holidays
Presidents’ Day Puppet & Poem
Giant Valentine
Chinese New Year Parade
Chinese New Year Drums
Handprint Heart Frame Photos
Valentine’s Day Door Wreath
Valentine Mobile
Valentine’s Day Card
Valentine Tic–Tac–Toe
Love Bug
Valentine Mailbox
Cup of Cocoa Valentine’s
Day Card

Valentine Necklace
Valentine Caterpillar
Valentine Learning Centers
Patriotic Pencil Holders
Presidents’ Day Masks

March Holidays
Rainbow “Pot of Gold”
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
“Red Fish, Blue Fish” Fishbowl
Leprechaun Hat Pencil Holder
Saint Patrick’s Day Pop-Up Card
Shimmering Shamrocks
Shamrock Door Hanger
Leprechaun Hunt

Earth Day
Celebrating Earth Day
Recycled Robots
Caterpillar Garden Critters
Reusable Earth Day Bags

Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day Puzzle Photo Frame
3-D Mother’s Day Card
Mother’s Day Tea
Mother’s Day Bouquet
Mother’s Day Teacup Cards
Mother’s Day Card
Bear Hug Mother’s Day Card
May Day Basket

Father’s Day
Father’s Day Card
Father’s Day Trophy
Father’s Day Frames
Father’s Day CD Photo Coaster
Shirt & Tie Father’s Day Card

Patriotic Holidays
Star-Studded Napkin Rings
Patriotic Noisemakers
Foam Star Paper Chains
A Flag Day Parade
Independence Day Drum
Fourth of July Firecrackers
Uncle Sam Hat
Star-Spangled Shaker
Stars & Stripes Place Mat

September Holidays
Grandparents Day Card

October Holidays
Spooky Spiders
Halloween Countdown Calendar
Handprint Bat Hats
Jack-O’-Lantern Jars
Giant Pumpkin
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