Family Memories Project Present, Parent Gift

Family Memories Project Present, Parent Gift
Family Memories Project Present, Parent Gift
Family Memories Project Present, Parent Gift
Family Memories Project Present, Parent Gift
Family Memories Project Present, Parent Gift
Family Memories Project Present, Parent Gift
Family Memories Project Present, Parent Gift
Family Memories Project Present, Parent Gift
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This meaningful, easy and inexpensive student-made project will give families and students a fun way to connect throughout the year! Some families make a tradition of opening their memory holder on New Year's Day and reminiscing after a year of filling it with memories. The holder can be as simple as you desire; even a paper bag can work in a pinch.

Materials needed for this project:

  • One container per student (jar, can, box, or paper bag)
  • Cardstock or paper to print memory cards (2 pgs per student) and prompts (1 pg per student)
  • Plain paper to print family letter (1 page per student)
  • Cardstock or plain paper to print container labels (6 labels per page)
  • Craft supplies to decorate containers (paint, tissue paper, yarn, markers, etc)

Containers - empty and clean

  • Glass jar such as a mason jar or one that held spaghetti sauce/salsa
  • Coffee can or oatmeal can/box
  • Shoe box or cigar box
  • Paper bag such as a lunch bag or gift bag

Decoration - on the outside of the container

  • Glue small tissue paper squares/magazine pictures as a collage or
  • Glue student drawing or
  • Wrap fabric and ribbon or
  • Paint surface with tempera/acrylic/glass paint

Container Label - provided in this pack or have students make their own

  • Glue to front of container or
  • Glue to lid or
  • Hang as a tag from a string/ribbon

Memory Cards and Prompts

  • Print on cardstock or plain paper for families to write on
  • Cut out and place these blank cards inside of memory container
  • Include 2 pages of memory cards (1 card for each month) and 1 page of prompts

I hope you enjoy this project as much as my students and I do!

Total Pages
7 pages
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