Read in 1 min Bible Activities and Sermons » Activity Type » Craft Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Elementary and Preteen Craft: Personalized Family Tree Published: September 12, 2019 This family tree craft will help instill an appreciation for families. Using small twigs and a few other items, each child can make a personalized family tree to help them cherish their family members. You’ll need: green construction paper markers or crayons scissors yarn a hole punch foam cups clay twigs or branches with several offshoots Elementary and Preteen Craft: My Family Tree Give each child a handful of clay to press in the bottom of a cup. Firmly insert a twig so it’s secure and upright. Cut out large, green leaves from the construction paper. Give each child a leaf to represent each person or pet in the family on the family tree. Have kids write a family member’s name or draw the person on a leaf. Kids can include any family members they wish—especially themselves. Then punch a hole at the top of each leaf and tie the leaves to the twig offshoots with yarn. By pointing out the different people on kids’ family trees, you can show each child that he or she is special and belongs to something wonderful. Tell the kids that God made their parents to love, play with, and care for them. Looking for more craft ideas? Check out these posts! © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!