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*A fill-in [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/File:4-gen-ftc.doc '''4 Generation Pedigree Chart'''] that can be printed and framed.  
 
*A fill-in [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/File: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'''] - Choose from 3 different designs.  
 
*The [http://disney.go.com/disneyvideos/animatedfilms/tiggermovie/familytree.html '''Tigger Movie FamilyTree'''] - Choose from 3 different designs.  
*A Fun [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/File:New-children%27s-fgr-1.pdf Childrens' fill-in Family Group Record] that can be printed for personal Book of Remembrance.  
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*A Fun [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/0/09/New-children%27s-fgr-1.pdf '''Childrens' fill-in Family Group Record'''] 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 [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails&c=fs%3A1417683 '''1880 US Census'''], [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails&c=fs%3A1325221 '''1900 US Census'''], or the [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails&c=fs%3A1488411 '''1920 US Census'''].
 
*Locate an ancestor in the [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails&c=fs%3A1417683 '''1880 US Census'''], [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails&c=fs%3A1325221 '''1900 US Census'''], or the [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails&c=fs%3A1488411 '''1920 US Census'''].
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*Cub Scout Academics:'''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/academics/heritages.asp Heritages (Family History)]'''  
 
*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]'''  
 
*Bear:'''[http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/bear.asp#PAST Family History Reguirements for Family History]'''  
*Conduct a Family Interview with an older family member.
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*Conduct a [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/0/01/FS-branded-Telling_a_Family_Story.pdf '''Family Interview'''] with an older family member.
  
 
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Revision as of 18:33, 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.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!