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Beginning Genealogy: For Junior Genealogists

This is a guide to print and online resources useful to the study of family history and genealogy. Many of these materials are available through the Government and Heritage Library.

Resources for family history activities

There are many resources, both on the internet and in print books, with activities and tools for junior genealogists. Here are a few places to get started with general resources and for specific activites.

Online resources for getting started:

  • National Archives (NARA) Genealogy for Kids:
  • FamilyTree Magazine's How to Get Kids Interested in Family History Research:
  • The Family History Guide Kids Corner:
  • American Ancestors Youth Education Resources:

Charts and forms for kids:

Resources for specialized activities: