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    Genealogy for Kids

    Want to introduce your kids or grandchildren to genealogy? These genealogy games and activities could get the youngest generation interested in their ancestry by providing them with fun ways to learn about their family history. From questions to ask the kids to passing down your family stories, get ideas and resources to help turn the newest leaves on the family tree less green about genealogy.


    Genealogy for Kids

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    front page of the Rockford Register Star newspaper 1 December 2005

    Want to Involve the Grandkids in Family History? Tip #3

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    Family History for Kids - Teach Beside Me

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    Photo of Duncan Kuehn and her three children, taken during a visit to FamilySearch’s Discovery Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “FamilySearch’s Discovery Center: My Family’s Fun with Family History.” blog.genealogyban...

    FamilySearch’s Discovery Center: My Family’s Fun with Family History

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    The painting “Boyhood of Raleigh,” 1871, by John Everett Millais (1829-1896). Source: Wikipedia. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Family Stories Are Important for Children’s Health & Happiness.” blog.genealogyban...

    Family Stories Are Important for Children’s Health & Happiness

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    What Kids Learn From Hearing Family Stories www.theatlantic.c...

    What Kids Learn From Hearing Family Stories

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    A photo of two baby contest winners, published in the Baltimore American newspaper (Baltimore, Maryland), 28 December 1922. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “6 Genealogy Projects to Interest Kids & Teens in Family History.” blog.genealogyban...

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    A photo of a haunted house in Chicago, published in the Augusta Chronicle newspaper (Augusta, Georgia), 13 October 1922. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “6 Genealogy Projects to Interest Kids & Teens in Family History.” blog.genealogyban...

    6 Genealogy Projects to Interest Kids & Teens in Family History

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    A newspaper article about Omaha’s leading Boy Scouts, published in the Omaha World Herald (Omaha, Nebraska), 26 August 1926. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “6 Genealogy Projects to Interest Kids & Teens in Family History.” blog.genealogyban...

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    A newspaper article showing world news in pictures, published in the Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 9 August 1922. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “6 Genealogy Projects to Interest Kids & Teens in Family History.” blog.genealogyban...

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    Watch this NGS video to learn how this teen used newspapers in his genealogy research to add historical context to his grandfather's story and connect to the past.

    Genealogy for Teens

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    Why does knowing where your grandmother went to school help a child overcome something as minor as a skinned knee or as major as a terrorist attack? Find out how knowing your family's history can help a child's self-confidence in the NY Times article The Stories That Bind Us: www.nytimes.com/...

    The Family Stories That Bind Us — This Life

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    Family Tree Kids by Family Tree Magazine - Making Family History Fun

    Family Tree Kids! - Making History Fun

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    Genealogy Board Game from Olive Tree Genealogy

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    Family History Activities for Children: 3-11 from FamilySearch

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    Want to Get the Younger Generation into Genealogy? Pass Down Your Old Family Stories. Read the full article at the GenealogyBank blog: blog.genealogyban...

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    Free Family History - 20 Cute Questions to ask your kids or grand-kids today! ~ Teach Me Genealogy

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    Get out a map and show your child the important landmarks of the Revolutionary War. How far away do you live from where the Declaration of Independence was signed?

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    Engaging the Next Generation: A Guide for Genealogy Societies and Libraries #genealogy

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    What about the Kids? Researching Your Family Tree’s Children. Read the full article at the GenealogyBank blog: blog.genealogyban...

    What about the Kids? Researching Your Family Tree’s Children

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