Family and Friends
living together by ties of marriage, blood or adaptation as a unit forms a
Small family / Nuclear family
family consisting of a pair of adults and their children is called small family
or nuclear family.
Big family / Joint family
/ Extended family / Un-divided family
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.
Why Family is Important?
is the most important in our life because
family provides love, protection and
family helps to build our self-confidence
family provide a sense of belongingness
does family do?
Members of the family celebrate every festival
Members love and care for each other.
Live together in one home as one unit.
Share responsibility of the household work.
are families different?
Families may follow different religion such as
Hinduism, Islam, and Christianity etc.
Families follow different cultures.
Families have different food habits and speak different
Size of the families may also differ.
Caring and Sharing
In a family each member cares for other and shares in
the responsibility of household work. Grandparents share 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.
Mother cooks food for everyone, do most of the
household task, take care of children when they are sick, take care of
Father goes to the office and support the family
financially, helps out other in household work on weekends.
Elder 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.
Younger can help by keeping their room neat and clean,
helping grandparents in gardening, helping mother in certain kitchen work.
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.