Family History Activities for Children: 3-11

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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!  
 
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!  
  
*A printable "'''My Journal'''" provides places to talk about your favorite things to do, your goals, and so much more!
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*A printable "'''[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/File:Myjournal1.pdf My Journal]'''" provides places to talk about your favorite things to do, your goals, and so much more!  
 
*Create slideshows, e-greetings, scrapbooks, invitations and collages with [http://www.smilebox.com/ '''Smilebox'''].  
 
*Create slideshows, e-greetings, scrapbooks, invitations and collages with [http://www.smilebox.com/ '''Smilebox'''].  
 
*Create a photo book using scanned photos at [http://www.picaboo.com/ '''Picaboo'''] with your parents help.  
 
*Create a photo book using scanned photos at [http://www.picaboo.com/ '''Picaboo'''] with your parents help.  
*Work on your "Faith in God" program requirements for '''[http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?locale=0&sourceId=6459991a83d20110VgnVCM100000176f620a____&vgnextoid=e59c5f74db46c010VgnVCM1000004d82620aRCRD Girls]''' or '''[http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?locale=0&sourceId=1d98991a83d20110VgnVCM100000176f620a____&vgnextoid=e59c5f74db46c010VgnVCM1000004d82620aRCRD Boys].'''  
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*Work on your "''Faith in God''" program requirements for '''[http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?locale=0&sourceId=6459991a83d20110VgnVCM100000176f620a____&vgnextoid=e59c5f74db46c010VgnVCM1000004d82620aRCRD Girls]''' or '''[http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?locale=0&sourceId=1d98991a83d20110VgnVCM100000176f620a____&vgnextoid=e59c5f74db46c010VgnVCM1000004d82620aRCRD Boys].'''  
*Cub Scout Requirements: '''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/bobcat.asp Bobcat Rank], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/cstiger.asp Tiger Cub Program], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/wolf.asp Wolf], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/bear.asp Bear], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/webelos.asp Webelos], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/arrowoflight.asp Arrow of Light Badge], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/webbadges.asp Activity Badges], [http://usscouts.org/advance/venturing/intro.asp Venturing]'''
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*Cub Scout Requirements: '''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/bobcat.asp Bobcat Rank], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/cstiger.asp Tiger Cub Program], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/wolf.asp Wolf], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/bear.asp Bear], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/webelos.asp Webelos], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/arrowoflight.asp Arrow of Light Badge], [http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/webbadges.asp Activity Badges], [http://usscouts.org/advance/venturing/intro.asp Venturing]'''  
*Cub Scout Academics:'''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/academics/heritages.asp Heritages (Family History)]'''
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*Cub Scout Academics:'''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/academics/heritages.asp Heritages (Family History)]'''  
*Bear:'''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/bear.asp#PAST Family History Reguirements for Family History]'''
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*Bear:'''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/bear.asp#PAST Family History Reguirements for Family History]'''  
 
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*Conduct a Family Interview with an older family member.
  
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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      Sea-capt-w-telescope.jpg

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.



 Your Genealogy  Joseph-smith-fam-tree-half-size.jpg

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


Scrapbk.jpgMemories 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!