Genealogy for Children and Teens – Links

Genealogy for Children and Teens – Links

For the Younger Genealogist

The Victoria Genealogical Society of British Columbia, Canada has a new book for young genealogists and a section on its website for youth, including ‘Genealogy in the
Classroom’: http://www.victoriags.org/programs.php#youth

CanadaGenWeb For Kids Project: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cangwkid

Youth Corner, Canadian Genealogy Centre – revised, January 2009: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/genealogy/022-400-e.html

WorldGenWeb For Kids: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wgwkids

Family Tree Kids, “Family Tree Magazine” and Tamagochi: http://kids.familytreemagazine.com/kids/welcome.asp

Grow A Tree on-line or download, Family Ties, PBSKids: http://pbskids.org/wayback/family/tree/tree_tips.html

Heraldry for Kids, Royal Heraldry Society of Canada: http://www.heraldry.ca/main.php?pg=l7

Generations, by Jennifer Holik-Urban. Books and ideas on teaching genealogy to Grades 1-3, Grades 4-8 and High School. http://generationsbiz.com  Generations blog: http://blog.generationsbiz.com

Legacy Project, ‘Across Generations’, activity guides & ideas for family history related projects (and more): http://www.legacyproject.org

Kids & Teens, Links from Cyndi’s List: http://www.cyndislist.com/kids.htm

Printable family trees for younger genealogists

La Société de Généalogie des Cantons de L’Est, Free charts, some in French, including one for maternal/paternal lines and several good for children. All 8 1/2×11, pdf format (From the home page, go to the’Tutoriels’ page, then click ‘Tableaux à télécharger’): http://www.genealogie.org/club/sgce/Tableaux/index.htm

Misbach Free Genealogy Charts, including a few for children: http://www.misbach.org/pdfcharts

Your Family Tree or Family Orchard (for parents’ & step parents’ families) – based on My Big Fat Greek Wedding, ClassBrain.com also has international flags and other images for children to use on charts or other creations. ClassBrain.com: http://www.classbrain.com/artmovies/publish/article_106.shtml

Genealogy for Kids, Kids’ Turn Central. Free teddy bear trees: http://www.kidsturncentral.com/topics/hobbies/genforms.htm

Free family tree charts from Kimberly Powell; two are interactive – type the information right into the chart. About.com: http://genealogy.about.com/od/free_charts/ig/genealogy_charts

Free printable family trees with birds, picture frames, etc. Includes a family tree for adoptees. (Download and print for free; customizable pay versions and CDs available): http://www.familytreetemplates.net

Free family tree charts and other forms. Includes charts for adoptive and step families. “Family Tree Magazine”: http://www.familytreemagazine.com/basicforms

‘Tigger’ family trees, especially for children, based on The Tigger Movie: Family Tree, Disney.com: http://disney.go.com/disneyvideos/animatedfilms/tiggermovie/familytree.html

Fiction for Children and Young Adults

Genealogical Fiction List, including books for Children and Young Adults, Historical Fiction, Mysteries and Non-fiction, Julian W. Lowenstein Genealogy Department, Archive Center of Florida and Local History (.pdf format): http://www.irclibrary.org/genealogy/genealogybooks.pdf  

Genealogy for Children and Teens – Links

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