Family History: Creative Games for Kids

Posted October 11, 2013 by Amanda | No Comment

Have you wondered about what creative ideas are out there to get your kids more excited to learn about their family history? In honor of Family History Month, here’s a sample of DIY games that’s loads of fun for the entire family.

Guess Who? Family Edition

Image credit: Mads Memories blog

Here’s a clever idea from the Mads Memories blog. Take the classic game Guess Who? and make it your own. Replace the game’s photos with those of your family and you’ll have your kids become very familiar with who their relatives are, especially those they don’t get to see very often. You can even use photos of your ancestors to help teach your kids more about your family’s history.

Family Memory Game

Image credit: Jamie’s Digital Designs

Here’s a neat idea – turn your family tree into a personalized memory game. Similar to the game concentration, you can create a family history memory game by using your own family photos. You can get creative with how you want to print out your cards.

Family Yahtzee!

Here’s another great family game you can personalize for your family. The above image comes from Stacey of The Thrifty Chick blog. If you want to try this out at home, the full tutorial can be found here.

What do you think of these nifty family game ideas? Have you created something similar for your family? Share your stories with us in the comments below!

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