Thursday, September 15, 2016

Good news ... We're RootsTech ambassadors again!

The Genealogy Kids blog is thrilled to once again join the team of RootsTech Ambassadors!  We're excited for the conference and will keep you posted on conference information and details as we get them!

RootsTech 2017 will take place in Salt Lake City on February 8-11.  Don't miss it!  Kids 8 and older will once again be invited to attend Family Discovery Day (Saturday, Feb. 11), which is free!  Registration is now open.  Here are some happy memories from our Family Discovery Day visit last year ...

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Playing "Ancestor"

Kids love to pretend.  They play house, store, school.  They pretend to be firefighters or cowboys or anything else they can imagine.  This week at our house, the kids are playing "ancestor."  All you need are a few stories or details about your ancestor's life, and you can pretend you're them!  Here's an example from our YouTube channel:

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Create your ancestor's house on Minecraft!

Hey! Sam, here. I like Minecraft. I'm pretty good at creating cool things like rollercoasters...
But today I'm building something new. I'm creating my great, great, great Grandpa's house.  This is Ole Gulbrandsen in front of the house he built for his family:
And this is my Minecraft version...
What would your ancestor's house look like on Minecraft??