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Thorpe Lea Primary School

'A dedicated community working together, nurturing a safe, happy school where all children can achieve their potential'

My Family

Families are the first 'group' to which children belong


Places to visit and explore:

  • Visit extended family - Grandparents, Cousins, Aunties & Uncles.
  • Spend time together as a family - Family movie night, cosy up on the sofa with a bowl of popcorn or if the sun is shining have a family picnic in your garden, local park, favourite spot, etc.
  • Visit Windsor castle - Talk about and explore the royal family.


Activities to try at home:

  • Make a family tree
  • Find a photo of your family to bring to show and tell
  • Build a puzzle together
  • Family finger puppets
  • Make a family quilt


Books to read:

  • The family Book - by Todd Parr
  • Rosie's Family (An adoption story) - by Lori Rosave
  • One family - by George Shannon
  • Families, families, families! - by Suzanne Lang
  • Mummy, Mama & me / Daddy, Papa & me - by Leslea Newman