Family History for Youth
By Anne Merrell
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Family History for Youth is a podcast for parents, grandparents, and educators about teaching and creating family history and genealogy with children and teenagers.
||CleanFHY 8 – Sharing Family Stories | Stephany Pando of Cuento Books||Stephany Pando is the creator and owner of Cuento Books, a company that creates custom family history storybooks starring your ancestors. Steph was inspired to create Cuento Books after her son was born and she realized they loved sharing stories about||3/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFHY 7 – Using Books to Hook Kids on Family History | Becky Villareal||Becky Villareal is retired teacher, presenter, family genealogist, and author of three fictional children’s books and one young adult book dealing with genealogical research. She spends her time speaking at schools and genealogical societies, writing,||2/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFHY 6 – Family History for All Ages | Melissa Finlay||Melissa Finlay is an accredited genealogist and mother. She discovered her love of research as a young girl and often asked for rides to the state archive before she had her license. Melissa went on to earn a BA in Family History and Genealogy from BY||2/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFHY 5 – Connecting Teenagers to their Ancestors | Miya Jensen the Polynesian Genealogist||Miya Jensen aka the Polynesian Genealogist is a professional genealogist with a BA in Family History and Genealogy from Brigham Young University. She discovered genealogy in college when she determined piano performance and finance were not the right fi||2/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFHY 4 – Growing Little Leaves | Emily Kowalski Schroeder||Emily Kowalski Schroeder is a scientist turned genealogist, librarian, and mom. Emily is the creator of the Growing Little Leaves website and blog, an incredible resource for parents looking for doable activities that successfully introduce family histo||1/30/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFHY 3 – The Teenage Genealogist | Eric Schubert||Eric Schubert is a nationally recognized teenage genealogist. He discovered genealogy 7 years ago and has been hooked ever since. In the past few years, Eric has helped over 1000 people find their families. Eric is currently the volunteer coordinator fo||1/23/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFHY 2 – Using Children’s Interests to Teach Them Family History | Nicole Dyer||Nicole is a genealogist and mom. Her love for family history started as a teenager when she made a book about her female ancestors for a young women’s church project. After not making the volleyball time in middle school, Nicole embarked a a journey o||1/23/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFHY 1 – Introduction with Anne Merrell||The Family History for Youth Podcast is a weekly podcast featuring interviews with professional genealogist, family history enthusiasts, parents, teenagers, and more. Here, you’ll find ideas for how to teach the youth in your life about their ancestor||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
Great Ideas for Involving Youth in Family History
Annie has an infectious enthusiasm for sharing and involving youth in family history. The first episodes of the podcast have had great guests. I am excited to try several of their ideas.