Things
Activities
Tales
Now and Then
Tradition
100

A piece of Great Grandma’s handmade quilt preserved in a frame to hang on the wall.

What is Family History?

100

Looking at maps, to see where all the people in your Family Search family tree have come from.

100

Everyone has stories or tales to tell. I can get help deciding how to get started and what to say in Record My Story.

100

Games that children play compared to games grandparents played as children.

What is Family History?

100

Naming new Scandinavian style knitting patterns after ancestors who knitted as well.

What is Family History?

200

A letter sent for a special occasion, then scanned and saved as a memory.

What is Family History?

200

Taking a look to see who in your family tree you look most like today using photos saved in Family Search.

200

Saving things that happen, like those that get posted on social media, as memories on your Family Search person page.

What is Family History?

200

Clothes that are in style and available now and clothes your ancestors wore.

What is Family History?

200

Cooking Aunt Ann's apple crisp recipe each Fall.

What is Family History?

300

Three white dresses, each photographed on the special day, to be saved as a memory.

What is Family History?

300

Checking out what was happening the year you were born using the Family Search All-about-me activity.

300

Record yourself telling a story that has some meaning for you, or has been passed down. Then saving it as a memory on your person page or the person page the story is about.

What is Family History?

300

Leisure activities and sports that have come and gone.

What is Family History?

300

Holiday celebrations that are the same from one year to the next that have parts of her family and parts of his.

What is Family History?

400

A favorite recipe handed down.

What is Family History?

400

Seeing what I might have looked like if I lived when my ancestors did using Picture My Heritage.

400

Keep a Journal activity can help me get started to find a way that works for me.

400

Ways of keeping in touch with family members and how they have changed. Telegraph, mail, email, cellphone are some examples.

What is Family History?

400

Painting and drawing, writing plays and poetry, reading books together.

What is Family History?

500

A regular vacation spot visited together.

What is Family History?

500

In-Home activities to explore my family like: Family Trivia Game, Time Capsule Questions; and Save a Memory.

500

The story, or joke, or tall tale that is told nearly every time your family gets together.

What is Family History?

500

Children's chores and work today versus those your ancestors did.

What is Family History?

500

Cultural heritage from ancestral lands like learning Hebrew.

What is Family History?

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