Family reunions are one of the most popular times to share family history. Hardly a year goes by that we don’t have some kind of reunion, and as you can probably guess, I make every effort to go because I don’t want to miss any fun family history moments! For this month’s Family History for […]
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One of my favorite family tree creations for kids is this felt family tree. What could be more fun for a toddler than moving around pictures of the people he loves and sticking them to a tree?! What’s even better is that this project requires no sewing. All you need is felt, family pictures, glue, […]
One of my favorite parts of the BYU family history conference is getting to know Accredited Genealogists and professors from the BYU family history department. This year as we attended, we reflected about the difference this conference has made in our lives. Two years ago Diana attended for the fist time and took the ICAPGen […]
We have been at the BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy in Provo, Utah this week, learning about records, methodology, and discovery. Here some highlights. Forensic Genealogy, Unclaimed Inheritances, and Missing Persons In a fascinating class by forensic genealogist Michael McCormick, AG, I learned about the real world problems that paid, professional genealogists solve. Certified […]
Today Diana presented at the BYU Family History and Genealogy Conference about Mind Mapping. Here is a link to view her presentation on google slides: Look at Your Family in a Whole New Way: With a Mind Map Questions from the class: Can you use Google’s MindMup 2.0 with an iPad? I’m not sure. I […]
When my family travels anywhere that has a connection to our past, we do our best to teach our children about their family history. Children can experience family history first hand when they do “field trips” to family sites. Experiencing the places of significance to our ancestors has great potential for being memorable and fun. […]
I often wish that I had a sample of one of my ancestor’s handwriting – a note that they wrote about their life, a letter, a diary page, or anything showing a piece of who they were. So, I try to do everything I can to preserve my living relative’s memories now – for people […]
Have you ever taken a family history trip? Or visited ancestral sites during your vacation? Our family has visited the Dyer Homestead in Colorado, an ancestor’s cabin in Taylor, AZ, Martin’s Cove where the Mormon pioneer handcarts went through, and more. This month’s blog link up theme is Family History Travel with Kids. Join us on July […]
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RootsTech Class: Kid Genealogists
- Research Logs: The Key to Organizing Your Family History
- Should We Honor Confederate Ancestors on Memorial Day?
- Family History for Children and Teens
- MISSION POSSIBLE Youth Activity
- Kid General Authorities Coloring Book and Matching Game
- How to Transfer a Family Tree to FamilySearch
- Following the Prince of Peace to Higher Ground
- Make a Pie Chart of your Ancestors’ Home Countries with Grandma’s Pie
- Teaching Family History with a Family Map Game
- See Yourself in the Temple – Family History FHE Lesson