Family Cultures

What is Culture?

A system of shared beliefs, values, customs, behaviors, and traditions that the members of society use to interact with their world and with one another.

Why is Culture Important?

Cultures define who we are and what we value in life. It provides us with a sense of security and positive well-being.

Why is it Important to Teach Our Children About Other Cultures?

Our world is diverse and children will interact with different cultures all their lives. Parents are responsible for teaching children how to get along with others despite their differences. An appreciation for culture provides many learning opportunities for children.

Your Family Culture

  • Describe your family’s culture
  • What about my culture is important to share with my child?
  • What are you most proud of in your culture?