Activities for Families

Activities for Families

These activities are designed to be done together as a family.

If you are looking for activities specifically for your child or teen, please view our Activities for Children and Activities for Teens pages.

Holidays and special days can be especially difficult for grieving families. Visit our Resources for Holidays & Special Days page for additional support.


Take Home Volcano Room
At SandCastles, the Volcano Room is a place to express our feelings in a safe, physical way. This document explains the Volcano Room and how to create your own at home.

Hygge Manifesto
“Hygge” is the Scandinavian word for a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment. Here’s a quick guide to creating a happy, hygge home for your family.

Grief Sentence Completion
Complete these sentences…

Memory Collage
Create a collage of your favorite memories together.

What Could It Be
A simple drawing activity full of possibilities!

Family Activities to Grieve Together
Two unique ways to express grief as a family.

Family Circle Journal
How does your family communicate? Try this circle journal together.


Different Ways Children Express Grief

The Elephant in the Room

Self Care Tips for the Body and Soul

Family Fun Night Ideas

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