Category - Children

The Birth of Lincoln Logs

Have you ever played with Lincoln Logs? Did you ever wonder about their history? It is a long and fascinating one. Here's the story behind this popular toy.

Getting Kids Into Genealogy

Genealogy research is a fun activity that can bring families closer together. It’s a good idea to start early, as young as 3 to 4 years old, when a child is most receptive to new (and fun) ideas...

Darth Vader’s Guide to Genealogy

Have you ever wondered where your inner strength developed? Have you wondered about the people who may have passed you your intelligence, your fighting skills, and your survival instinct? Do you feel...

Creating New Genealogists: The Secret

As genealogists, we want our children and grandchildren to be as interested in it as we are, so they will preserve, protect, and continue the work we’ve done. But, how do we instill this interest in...