Stories are the best way to make a piece of history relatable. Here are our tips for sharing those stories with the whole family.
A year ago, we shared fun family history activities your whole family can enjoy. We hope it’s been a fun year for you and your family! If you’re looking for future fun things to do with your family, we’d like to offer a few more!
If you are an avid family historian, you probably look for ways to involve your family in family history. One great way is by doing family history crafts. Choose from any of these ten crafts to inspire a love of genealogy for your family and friends!
Family history is very interesting to some people and quite the opposite for others, especially children. Getting the whole family involved with family history can be a chore in itself. One idea to get everybody involved (and maybe even excited) with family history is to turn it into a game and make it engaging. Family history…
When it comes to making memories, pictures are one of the best (and definitely the easiest!) way to capture a moment. Don’t just let those photos sit forgotten in your phone or camera. Print off and dress up those fantastic photos with one of these great DIY picture frame options that make a great activity for the whole family!
I was a single, military parent with three (very hyper) little boys, aged nine, seven and four.
It was too easy getting them involved in my genealogy research, because for them it was another adventure!
Our first road trip was to a local cemetery to photograph some stones for a special commission in Ontario.
Family Friday is something that I like to promote to help strengthen family bonds and get families involved in genealogy & family history. From one family historian to another, I’m sure you can relate to sometimes feeling like you’re on a genealogy island alone when relatives don’t always seem to share the same enthusiasm as you do. Sometimes they don’t know they’re enthused until you get them enthused (smile)! That’s where these Family Friday activities come in!
Involving our families in family history can sometimes be a challenge, especially for children. However, the great thing about genealogy work is that it can be approached from so many different angles. Create a fun environment where family history for kids becomes fun
With the world swimming in summer sunshine, it’s a great time to enjoy the outdoor crafts! If you’re looking for some creative ways to spend time with your kids this summer, try painting pet rocks.