Family History Activity: Map Where Your Ancestors Are From

Family History Activity: Map Where Your Ancestors Are From

Find out where your ancestors are from—and where you are from—using FamilySearch’s new “Where Am I From?” activity. See your family’s movement on a map, discover the countries your ancestors lived in, and explore the heritage and traditions of those...
Church Historic Sites Offer Virtual Tours

Church Historic Sites Offer Virtual Tours

Several Church history sites offer virtual tours because they are temporarily closed physically due to COVID-19. LDS Living offers a list of the historic sites that offer virtual tours. Here’s the updated link for the Joseph Smith Birthplace.    ...
Wheel of  Family Fortune Tests How Well You Know Your Ancestors

Wheel of  Family Fortune Tests How Well You Know Your Ancestors

It pays to know your family history. Wheel of Family Fortune is the classic party game that tests how well you know your ancestor’s names. Play alone, or add other players to create a fun game for the whole family! This game was created by the BYU Family History...
Geneopardy Tests Your Knowledge of Your Family Tree

Geneopardy Tests Your Knowledge of Your Family Tree

Geneopardy is the game that tests your knowledge of your family tree. If you think you know your family tree, try this fun game and prove your knowledge to your friends and family. Enjoy hours of entertainment in home evenings, at family reunions, or just on your own....
13 Family Activities That Bring You Closer Together

13 Family Activities That Bring You Closer Together

FamilySearch has developed a number of fun and interesting ways to help us connect and deal with this difficult period of home confinements and social distancing. FamilySearch.org/Together is a new, growing collection of free, fun, and family activities to...
FamilySearch Livestreams Helps You Connect on Social Media

FamilySearch Livestreams Helps You Connect on Social Media

FamilySearch has been holding dynamic livestreams on its social media (FamilySearch Facebook and FamilySearch Instagram). If you’ve missed any of the past events, you can catch up by watching them on the FamilySearch YouTube playlist. FamilySearch livestreams helps us...
Family History Ancestor Games

Family History Ancestor Games

The BYU Family History Technology Lab offers some awesome Ancestor Games that you and your family can enjoy. Matching Game. Click on a card to reveal a photograph of a person from your FamilySearch Family Tree. Click on a second card to try and find a match to the...
Family History Activities for Individuals, Youth, and Children

Family History Activities for Individuals, Youth, and Children

The Family History Guide offers an extensive list of family history activities for individuals, youth, and children. With a bit of planning and a list of ideas, family history activities can become part of your everyday lives and unite your family in remarkable ways....
8 Ways to Jump-Start Your Personal History

8 Ways to Jump-Start Your Personal History

Stumped on how to write your personal history? Some people get overwhelmed when they sit down and start to write. Where should you begin? Do you write a chronological history of everything you’ve ever done? Do you write chapters based on topics, such as family,...
10 Ways Family History Can Help You Sanctify the Sabbath

10 Ways Family History Can Help You Sanctify the Sabbath

From the FamilySearch Blog: Outside of the temple, the home is the most holy sanctuary there is—a place where families are counseled to maintain the spirit and to strengthen familial bonds. Committing to a family-focused Sabbath will sanctify its restorative power and...
Register for Free RootsTech Family Discovery Day

Register for Free RootsTech Family Discovery Day

RootsTech Family Discovery Day is a free, 1-day event on Saturday, March 2, 2019, that will inspire you to discover, gather, and connect family relationships—past, present, and future. Enjoy inspirational devotionals from General Authorities, informational breakout...
Come Follow Me Companion: Family History Activities

Come Follow Me Companion: Family History Activities

The folks at The Family History Guide have created the Come Follow Me Companion for Family History. It includes questions and family activities for each week’s Come, Follow me reading assignment, many of which correlate to family history. These family history...

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