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Grade: Pre-School

#1199. Me Cube - All About Me (Family Project)

Social Studies, level: Pre-School
Posted Tue Jul 27 08:34:31 PDT 1999 by Kathleen Carpenter (kathleen@teachers.net).
Plainfield Memorial School, Plainfield CT
Materials Required: cube-shaped box (aprox. mug size) for each child
Activity Time: one week
Concepts Taught: Concept of self


For early childhood and primary level students if done with parents. Could be modified and done independently by older students.

Send home with each child a cube-shaped cardboard box, approximately the size used for mugs. Include directions for completion of this with help from parents.
Each child will construct a cube that displays specific information about him/her on each of the 6 sides of the cube.

Instructions for parents:

Dear _______ and Family,

Please help your child complete a "Me Cube" using the directions that follow and the cardboard box provided.

Wrap the box in plain or decorated paper then cut out and complete the squares I have pre-drawn and printed out on attached sheets. When each is complete, glue it onto one side of the wrapped box and bring it back to school.

Side:
1. This is me. (current photo of child - label with name)
2. This is me when I was a baby (photo if possible, or drawing if no photo available)
3. My family (photo or drawing if no photo available)
4. I am ____ years old; My eyes are:____; I am ____ inches tall; I weigh ___ pounds.
5. My favorites: Color________, food________, book_________
6. This is my____________(free choice of topic for this side)