Get your parents’ permission to download these blank PDF charts and worksheets for recording genealogy information you learn during your family history investigation or school project: 5-Generation Ancestor Chart: This chart is for recording names, birth dates, birthplaces, marriage dates, marriage places, death dates, and death places of your grandparents, great-grandparents, great-great-grandparents and so on. […]View Details
What kind of tools do you need for your family detective work? Here’s a checklist of items you’ll find helpful. You probably have most of these things already. Ask a grown-up to help you gather the other items on the list. notepad pens or pencils blank genealogy forms to record information you uncover binder for […]View Details
Graveyards might make you think of Halloween or or scary movies. But to family detectives, graveyards aren’t spooky—they’re a great place to find family history clues. Ask a parent or grandparent to take you to a cemetery where relatives are buried. In preparation for your trip, go to the library and get a book on […]View Details
If your ancestors had left a time capsule, what would have been in it? Pick an ancestor from a time period you find interesting, and try to create a snapshot of his or her life. This is a good activity to do with your parents, grandparents or any relative who knows something about your family’s […]View Details
It’s easy to create a family tree using our form just for kids: Click the link below to download the file (get your mom’s or dad’s permission first!). Open it in Adobe Reader, a free program for viewing PDFs. If you don’t have Reader, you can get it from Adobe. To fill out the tree, […]View Details
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