This could be incorporated into a social studies lesson. The students could think about necessities from home and draw them. Students could then share with the class to show different cultures and ideas in each students home.
My Family Learning Unit is a PreK and Kindergarten EARLY beginners step into Project Based Learning (PBL). This "research" unit includes math and literacy activities/centers. A list of family books is NOT included, but can easily be found in a school library or just through conversation during the lesson.
Writing Center Freebie (family word cards, event word cards, and fancy paper
Long Ago & Now unit helps students understand how their lives relate to things and events long ago. includes: compare and contrast artifacts long ago & today, nonfiction article, family tree, grandparent (or older relative) interview, and a timeline.