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== [[Image:Scrapbk.jpg|156x107px]]&nbsp;&nbsp; Making Memories and Completing Youth Projects  ==
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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!
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*Create slideshows,&nbsp;e-greetings, scrapbooks, invitations and collages use&nbsp;[http://www.smilebox.com/ Smilebox].
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*Create a photo book with your scanned photos at [http://www.picaboo.com/ Picaboo] with your parents help.
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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]'''&nbsp;or '''[http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?locale=0&sourceId=1d98991a83d20110VgnVCM100000176f620a____&vgnextoid=e59c5f74db46c010VgnVCM1000004d82620aRCRD Boys].'''
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*Cub Scouts "Family History" Requirements

Revision as of 17:06, 12 August 2010

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.


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.jpgMaking 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!

  • Create slideshows, e-greetings, scrapbooks, invitations and collages use Smilebox.
  • Create a photo book with your scanned photos at Picaboo with your parents help.
  • Work on your "Faith in God" program requirements for Girls or Boys.
  • Cub Scouts "Family History" Requirements