6    Nov 20111 comment

Video: Family Tree Making with the Kids.

Ask any genealogist about the demographics of the pursuit and they'll tell you one thing: there aren't enough young people getting involved.

The answer to this is to instil the "genealogy bug" at a very young age. It needn't be anything extravagant- just something to make your children think past the two immediate generations of your family.

Today's video is an example of how you can encourage interest in genealogy by building a visual family tree. It's great for Kinesthetic learners, which should apply to the majority of children below five.

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  1. interest usually begins at school when in primary, but it only continues if an adult encourages it and shows how to research.

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