Parents Sites

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Genealogy Web Sites for Parents and Teachers


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.

America’s Story The Library of Congress guides kids through American history with fun facts about people, places and pastimes.

Ask Jeeves Kids Filtered search engine especially for kids.

“Ancestors” Teacher’s Guide 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 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 Family History Package

FamilySearch 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 Celebrity Family Trees

Helping Your Child Learn History

National Genealogical Society Rubincam Youth Award Annual award for 8th- through 12th-grade genealogists

National Genealogical Society Youth Resources Committee More resources for parents and teachers of young family detectives.

The Tigger Movie Family Tree Charts

USGenWebKidz A kid’s companion to the USGenWeb sites popular with grown-up genealogists.

World GenWeb for Kids