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The Smithsonian has joined with book artist Sushmita Mazumdar to create a series of easy-to-do book projects designed to get families talking and creating together. Click on any of these demos and accompanying downloadable instructions to make your own “family memory” storybook! Feel free to share your stories by posting pictures of your book to our Facebook page.

Elementary Students Share Favorite Family Memories through Handmade Books



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Adult ESOL Students Present Family Heritage Handmade Books



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1st Graders Present Family Heritage Handmade Books



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Middle School Reading Class Shares "My Journey in Books" Handmade Books



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How to Make a "Today I Am Here" Family Storybook



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"Our Home" Nature Walk Album Storybook



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My Hero! Storybook



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Connections Storybook



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Music Memories Storybook



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Kitchen Memories Storybook



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Special Person Storybook



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Interview with Book Artist Susmita Mazumdar




Family Treasure Storybook



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Things That Make Me Me! Storybook



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The Curious Inside-Outside Story of Bob Storybook




I Am A Star Storybook



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My Clubhouse Book



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Family Flag Storybook



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My Name Storybook



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Lights, camera, action!

Like this project? Come share the spotlight with your family by recording your story at upcoming heritage month events!

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See what stories others have shared at past heritage month events.

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