My Family and Friends
People living together by ties of marriage, blood or
adaptation as a unit forms a family.
family / Nuclear family
A family consisting of a pair of adults and their
children is called small family or nuclear family.
family / Joint family / Extended family / Un-divided family
Joint family or big family is large in size consisting
of members of 3 or more generation such as grandparents, parents, siblings,
uncles, aunts and cousins living in one home.
Family is Important?
Family is the most important in our life because
- family provides love,
protection and guidance
- family helps to build our
self-confidence and self-esteem
- family provide a sense of
What does family do?
of the family celebrate every festival together.
love and care for each other.
together in one home as one unit.
responsibility of the household work.
How are families different?
may follow different religion such as Hinduism, Islam, and Christianity etc.
follow different cultures.
have different food habits and speak different language.
of the families may also differ.
Loving, Caring and Sharing
a family each member cares for other and shares in the responsibility of
responsibility by doing gardening, going to the market to buy vegetables,
taking children to the park in the evening, telling bedtime stories to the kids
etc. This way they get some exercise too.
cooks food for everyone, do most of the household task, take care of children
when they are sick, take care of everyone.
goes to the office and support the family financially, helps out other in household
work on weekends.
brother or sister help their younger brother or sister in completing their
school work, keeping their toys back after play, help elderly people of the
family who cannot take care of themselves.
can help by keeping their room neat and clean, helping grandparents in
gardening, helping mother in certain kitchen work.
We play and enjoy with our friends. We share our joy
and sorrows with our friends. Friends care for each other. We share ideas and
things with them.