Monday, April 27, 2009

Family Yearbook Challenge 2009 - Week 14

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Homework April 27 - May 3:

Today, April 27th, is National Tell a Story Day....quite fitting for our project! Tell a Story Day celebrates story-telling of all kinds. It doesn't matter if its fiction or non-fiction, a tall tale, or folk lore. Stories can be from a book, other written material, or from memory. So homework this week:

Have each member of your family share their FAVORITE story of all time. It can be real, made-up, from a book, a story from a grandparent and even the scriptures. Try and capture an image of the book or a picture from the event or place this story happened....even better, if you have children they can draw the pictures.

Our Favorites change over the years, but they also help define us and tell so much about a person. So make sure you capture the favorites of '09. When you look back on this in about 10 years every one's favorites will probably be different. One of my most favorite Cherish Bound products is the Favorites Journall!! I've given them to my children and spent time "interviewing" them and letting them tell me all about their favorites! I even had a great time doing my own Favorites Journal. Click HERE to purchase the journal and for this week ONLY, all FYBC participants can get 30% off the journal!!

ow COPY and paste any photos that you have that go with these events and questions into a new folder titled April and create another folder for May. If you'd like to rename the photos you can with Apr 1, Apr 2, Apr 3, or May 1, May 2, and so on and so on. If you have any memorabilia that is NOT digital, scan and save as a jpg. minimum 300 dpi to your April folder, named and labeled. If you have a "story" you can hand write it or "type" it into a document and save in the same folder.
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Lolli said...

Sounds like a great FHE activity! I'm goin to interview my kids tonight! said...

I love doing interviews on my kids - I am going to try this tonight!


Robynn's Ravings said...

Such good ideas, Tara! I'm still hangin' out on the fence and just need the TIME!!!!! AHHHHH! I love these ideas and YOU!

heather said...

Oo. Picking one favorite of all time story is going to be tough. :)

Erin Elizabeth said...

You are the best, Tara. In fact you desrve two special awards, so go grab them from my blog! The "blogger buddy award" and the "zombie chicken award"! Keep up the great work! I just love your blog!

Janelle said...

I've just done reading all your weekly homework and I think I'm up for the challenge! Love all the ideas and totally need the guidance and motivation! Thanks Tara!

Krystal said...

I got a little behind, so I missed this week. But I will do this week's homework along with interviewing my mothers. :) I really love this idea!!