Here's a fun challenge that would be great to get all the family involved in on a birthday, Grandparents' Day or at any family together. Can you think of an alphabet of words to describe grandad? A great activity that should get everyone thinking and probably laughing too!
Grandparents' Day Worksheets
Fill out some fun worksheets that help children get to know their grandparents better, or practise handwriting with our handwriting worksheets!
Alphabet challenges are always great fun for whole families to get involved in, and this alphabet challenge to find words describing Grandmother would be perfect on Grandparents' Day or at any other family occasion!
Design a T-shirt for Grandad for Grandparents' Day - what does Grandad love the most? My kids would choose a sport or gardening theme for their Grandad, but the possibilities are endless!
Here's a printable trophy that the kids can design just for their Grandfather - is there something Grandad is the best at, or maybe just let him know he's special? This is a lovely activity for Grandparents' Day or any other time.
We think all Grandmothers are special, so here's a chance for the kids to design a trophy just for them! Maybe Grandma has a special talent that could be celebrated on the trophy like baking the best cakes or giving the best hugs?
Trace the letters of the word "grandfather" carefully with your child's forefinger, until they are familiar enough with the letters' formation to try tracing with a pencil or pen.
By the time they get to the last line of this handwriting worksheet, children should be much more confident about writing and spelling the word "grandfather".
Ask the kids to trace carefully over the letters of the word "grandfather" and then colour in the funny picture...
For younger children, we ask them to draw a big picture of their grandfather on this worksheet, then fill in some details. Fun for Grandparents' Day perhaps, or a Family theme.
For older kids, this worksheet asks them to find out some interesting facts about their Grandfather and fill in some other bits and pieces. Draw a picture or add a photo, too.
Our handwriting worksheets are designed to give children plenty of time to build confidence with writing even long words like this one - Grandmother!
Children will enjoy drawing a picture of grandmother and filling out the answers to the questions on this fun worksheet. Why not send the completed worksheet to grandmother - I'm sure she would enjoy it!
Here's the second of our grandmother worksheets. Children might have to ask some questions to fill out all the answers. And don't forget to draw a picture or add a photo!
Fill in the blanks on this family tree and add a small picture or photo of the different family members in the circles. It's a fun way to introduce the family tree concept to kids!
Here's an interesting variation on the family tree for older children, who can fill out several generations. It really helps them to understand where they come from and give them a sense of history.
If it were possible to bake the perfect grandfather, what would you include? Get the kids brainstorming all the things that make their grandfather special and throw it into the mix with this fun printable activity.
All grandmothers are special, but each child's grandmother will mean something extra special to him or her. Capture what those special ingredients are with this fun "recipe" printable!
What makes your grandfather special? Children can use this fun newspaper writing template to describe their own grandfather - or perhaps for some creative writing about an imaginary grandad!