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[http://www.sesamestreet.org/ www.sesamestreet.org/]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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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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== [[Image:Scrapbk.jpg|109x92px]]Memories and Completing Youth Projects  ==
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== [[Image:Scrapbk.jpg|109x92px]]&nbsp; 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!  
 
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!  
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== Fun and Games&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[[Image:Children.jpg|140x150px]]  ==
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== Fun and Games&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[[Image:Children.jpg|124x136px]]  ==
  
 
There are many different interesting and unique activities to help with learning about your ancestors.  
 
There are many different interesting and unique activities to help with learning about your ancestors.  
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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''']
  
== <u>[[Image:Mom-boy-comp.jpg|134x133px]]</u>''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ''<u>Online Games and Websites</u>  ==
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*<u></u>[http://www.americangirl.com/fun/ '''American Girl''']  
 
*<u></u>[http://www.americangirl.com/fun/ '''American Girl''']  

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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.jpg  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     Children.jpg

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

Mom-boy-comp.jpg  Online Games and Websites