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== [[Image:Joseph-smith-fam-tree-half-size.jpg|226x200px]]<br>Your Genealogy&nbsp;&nbsp;  ==
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== [[Image:Joseph-smith-fam-tree-half-size.jpg|226x200px|Joseph-smith-fam-tree-half-size.jpg]]<br>Your Genealogy&nbsp;&nbsp;  ==
  
 
Gather together family information and record it on the following forms:  
 
Gather together family information and record it on the following forms:  
  
*A fill-in '''[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/6/6a/My-family-tree-w-fillins.pdf 3 Generation Pedigree Chart] '''that can be printed and framed.  
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*An online&nbsp;fill-in '''[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5f/MGC-childfamilytree.pdf 3 Generation Pedigree Chart] '''that can be printed and framed.  
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*A 'print and fill-in' [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/6/69/3_Generation_Family_Tree_Large_Boxes.pdf 3-Generation Pedigree Chart]
 
*A fill-in [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/a/af/4-gen-ftc.doc '''4 Generation Pedigree Chart'''] that can be printed and framed.  
 
*A fill-in [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/a/af/4-gen-ftc.doc '''4 Generation Pedigree Chart'''] that can be printed and framed.  
 
*The [http://disney.go.com/disneyvideos/animatedfilms/tiggermovie/familytree.html '''Tigger Movie FamilyTree''']&nbsp;- Choose from 3 different designs.  
 
*The [http://disney.go.com/disneyvideos/animatedfilms/tiggermovie/familytree.html '''Tigger Movie FamilyTree''']&nbsp;- Choose from 3 different designs.  
 
*A Fun [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/0/09/New-children%27s-fgr-1.pdf '''Childrens' fill-in Family Group Record''']&nbsp;that can be printed for personal Book of Remembrance.  
 
*A Fun [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/0/09/New-children%27s-fgr-1.pdf '''Childrens' fill-in Family Group Record''']&nbsp;that can be printed for personal Book of Remembrance.  
 
*Learn what your '''[http://www.last-names.net/ family surname] '''means.  
 
*Learn what your '''[http://www.last-names.net/ family surname] '''means.  
*Locate an ancestor in the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1417683 '''1880 US Census'''],[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1610551 '''1890 US Census'''], [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1325221 '''1900 US Census'''],
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*Locate an ancestor in the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1417683 '''1880 US Census'''],[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1610551 '''1890 US Census'''], [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1325221 '''1900 US Census'''], [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1727033 '''1910 US Census'''] or the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1488411 '''1920 US Census''']. or [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1810731 '''1930 US Census'''] <br>
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1727033 '''1910 US Census'''] or the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1488411 '''1920 US Census''']. or
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1810731'''1930 US Census''']
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== [[Image:Scrapbk.jpg|border|right|200x200px]]&nbsp; Memories and Completing Youth Projects  ==
 
== [[Image:Scrapbk.jpg|border|right|200x200px]]&nbsp; Memories and Completing Youth Projects  ==
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*Print out a [http://ldsslcn029/fun%20and%20games/usamaptocolor2.pdf '''map of the United States and color in the various states''']
 
*Print out a [http://ldsslcn029/fun%20and%20games/usamaptocolor2.pdf '''map of the United States and color in the various states''']
  
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*<u></u>[http://www.americangirl.com/fun/ '''American Girl''']  
 
*<u></u>[http://www.americangirl.com/fun/ '''American Girl''']  
 
*[http://linkasaurus.com/ '''Great Sites for Boys''']  
 
*[http://linkasaurus.com/ '''Great Sites for Boys''']  
*'''[http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/default.cfm Great Websites for Kids]'''  
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*'''[http://www.kidsites.com/ Great Websites for Kids]'''  
 
*[http://www.nickjr.com/ '''Nickjr''']  
 
*[http://www.nickjr.com/ '''Nickjr''']  
 
*[http://www.hbofamily.com/games/index.html '''NBO Family''']  
 
*[http://www.hbofamily.com/games/index.html '''NBO Family''']  
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*'''[http://tv.disney.go.com/playhouse/index.html Disney Playhouse]'''
 
*'''[http://tv.disney.go.com/playhouse/index.html Disney Playhouse]'''
  
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'''Additional Activities in this Wiki:'''<br>  
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'''Additional Activities in this Wiki:'''<br>
  
 
*Have older children? Check out our '''[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Family_History_Activities_for_Children:_12-%3F 12-? Fun and Games Section here]'''!  
 
*Have older children? Check out our '''[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Family_History_Activities_for_Children:_12-%3F 12-? Fun and Games Section here]'''!  

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Children love to learn about the world they live in as well as the family they belong to. The following links, charts, and exercises will provide some helpful ways to help teach your children all about their current and extended family.


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Your Place in History     
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Create fun and interesting timelines:

  • Important dates in your life or your ancestor's life!
  • Discover interesting facts and events that happened during your own lifetime or in an ancestors' lifetime.
  • Visit and learn about the places where you and your ancestors lived.
  • Create a timeline either for you or an ancestor. This can be done either online or print one to fill in and put in your memory book.


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Your Genealogy  

Gather together family information and record it on the following forms:

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  Memories and Completing Youth Projects

Family History provides the opportunity to learn about family members who are living and those who have passed away. Photos, letters, awards and newspaper articles are often items left behind that tell the story of your ancestor. Sharing and organizing this information can be a lot of fun!


Fun and Games     
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There are many different interesting and unique activities to help with learning about your ancestors.

  • Print out this Fun Activity Book and explore the library while learning about your ancestors.
  • Design your own CrossWord Puzzle with the names and places of where your ancestors lived
  • Create a puzzle with a scanned photo of your ancestors with Jigsaw Lite. Download and install this software to your computer, then upload a photo and watch it break it into pieces you can put together! Note the link brings you to a number of downloads, look for Jigsaw Lite. It is about the 10th item.
  • Ever wonder what day you were born on or what day your ancestors were born on? Using this perpetual calendar you can find it!
  • Learn interesting facts about the 50 states in the United States
  • Print out a map of the United States and color in the various states

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  Online Games and Websites


Additional Activities in this Wiki: