These Web sites offer genealogy-related school project ideas; help for parents, teachers and scout leaders working on family history projects with kids; and youth-oriented genealogy how-to advice.
www.americaslibrary.com/cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb: The Library of Congress guides kids through American history with fun facts about people, places and pastimes.
Ask Jeeves Kids
www.ajkids.com: Filtered search engine especially for kids.
“Ancestors” Teacher’s Guide
www.byubroadcasting.org/ancestors/teachersguide: Tips for teaching kids about the lessons in each of the PBS series’ 13 episodes
Boy Scouts Genealogy Merit Badge Requirements
Canada GenWeb for Kids
Cyndi’s List: Kids & Teens
Ellis Island Passenger Records
www.ellisisland.org: Database of passengers entering through Ellis Island between 1892 and 1924
Family History in the Classroom
Family History Kids
Family Tree Magazine: Interviewing Grandparents
Family Tree Magazine‘s MySpace Page
FamilyEducation.com Family History Package
www.familysearch.org: The Web site of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah
Fun & Easy Family Projects
Federation of Genealogical Societies’ Future Genealogists
Genealogy for Kids
Genealogy Today: Junior Edition
Genealogy.com: Celebrity Family Trees
Helping Your Child Learn History
National Genealogical Society Rubincam Youth Award
www.ngsgenealogy.org/comrubincam.cfm: Annual award for 8th- through 12th-grade genealogists
National Genealogical Society Youth Resources Committee
www.ngsgenealogy.org/youth.cfm: More resources for parents and teachers of young family detectives.
The Tigger Movie Family Tree Charts
www.rootsweb.com/~usgwkidz: A kid’s companion to the USGenWeb sites popular with grown-up genealogists.
World GenWeb for Kids