Make a Family History Fanfold Timeline!
Next time you catch your second grader telling a family story every which way—the trip to the beach that starts with the weird crab, goes to the drive over, and ends with breakfast--don't be surprised. It's a reflection of the stage, when kids are absorbing more information than ever...but sometimes having trouble keeping it straight, too!
Fortunately, you can help. Here's a family timeline activity that creates a keepsake while teaching your second grader to sequence and organize information.