Halloween is coming up … seems like an appropriate time to talk about cemeteries. Cemeteries are mysterious and scary, right? No!! Cemeteries are beautiful and amazing! Even the old ones! Kids can have a wonderful time exploring cemeteries with their parents or grandparents. Here are some tips to make your cemetery visits more fun: Pick […]
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This post is part of the #FHforChildren October Blog Link Up hosted by FamilyLocket. Click here for more great family history gift ideas for children. As the holiday’s approach, here’s an easy homemade gift idea for the young people in your life: A personalized, framed family tree, kid-style! Items needed: 1 sheet of 12×12 family […]
“The Genealogy Kids” blog is thrilled to be an official Ambassador of RootsTech for the 3rd year in a row! What is RootsTech? Let us tell you. RootsTech is the largest family history conference in the world! It happens in Salt Lake City, Utah each year at the Salt Palace. In 2018, RootsTech will be […]
I remember learning math in elementary school. I remember learning to read and write. I remember science, art, music, and P.E. And while I remember learning “social studies,” the only faint memories I have are of geography and a little bit of state history. Maybe I have a poor memory, but I can’t remember […]
After imitating his ancestor a few months back (see our Like Father, Like Son post), and because it’s Back-to-School time, Owen would like to share a few details about his school teacher ancestor, Andrew Frederick Losee: “Hi. My name is Owen. I’m 9 years old. Let me tell you about my ancestor, Andrew. I learned […]
Exciting day at our house … a package arrived in the mail for “The Genealogy Kids.” A huge thanks to Addi’s Nest for sending us one of their very first subscription boxes to review! Since there are quite a few kids around here, everyone was excited to open the box and see what was inside. […]
After a few summers in a row of epic family reunions, we thought we’d share some of the highlights. Maybe these ideas will come in handy as you plan your next reunion. For many more ideas, check out the other blog posts in today’s #FHforChildren Blog Link Up, “Family Reunion Ideas for All Ages.” What […]
How many kids love food? (Answer = all of them) How many kids love genealogy? (Answer = most don’t even know what that word is unless their mom is a crazy genealogist) But what if you could use food, which they all love, to inspire an appreciate for genealogy? Odds are, you’re already serving family […]
We’re playing a matching game at our house this year for FATHER’S DAY. You could call it “Dress up like Dad” or “Imitate your Ancestor” or “Like Father, Like Son (or Grandson)” or “What do you have in common with the awesome fathers (or forefathers) in your family tree?” It’s easy! Here’s how you play: Think […]
Our sweet Grandma Losee passed away this spring. I had the great opportunity to sit on her bed each week during the last months of her life and listen to her stories. Till the very end, her brain was sharp, as was her sense of humor, and I laughed and cried at the stories she […]