Sixteen of Our Favorite Genealogy Crafts and Activities

By RachelF

Using Photos

  • A picture book
  • A photo blog
  • A slideshow set to music
  • A meme or collage
  • Photo transfers onto canvas, wood or fabric
  • Turn them into jewelry (lockets, miniature charms, etc.)
  • Create quilt blocks
  • Iron-on transfers to t-shirts
  • Create a coloring book

family history crafts


  • Create a blog
  • Write a series of short stories
  • Write for a newsletter or local paper

For more ideas, check out our list of family history writing prompts!

Involve the Family

  • Have the kids reenact a family story as a play
  • Videotape your older relatives telling their stories and memories
  • Set up a video booth at your next family gathering (have questions and prompts ready) and
    record interviews with your relatives

For more ideas, check out our post on kid-friendly genealogy activities.