Growing Little Leaves: Children and Genealogy

Emily Sienkiewicz

Get the kids in your family interested about their family history! Learn about fun, hands-on ways in which to engage and teach the children in your life about their ancestors, and why learning family history stories can be beneficial to children and teens. Presented by Emily Kowalski Schroeder. Emily Kowalski Schroeder is the creator and author of the Growing Little Leaves blog. Since 2014, she has designed and presented beginner genealogy and heritage classes for both adults and children. She has also had the privilege of speaking at the Federation of Genealogical Societies National Conference and at RootsTech. She is currently employed as a reference staff member for the Cuyahoga County Public Library system in …

“Fun with Genealogy!” with Sindi Terrien

Emily Sienkiewicz

Hook a kid on genealogy and you’ll give them the gift of their ancestors Genealogist, researcher, and author, Sindi Terrien was our Project Recipe speaker in January 2024 talking about creating your own Genealogy Activity Book. She returns during RootsTech to share ideas on inspiring the family to that love of ancestral stories. It’s not just kids who can have fun! Learn more about Sindi at Recording & resources free to Projectkin members At the conclusion of our program, Projectkin members will get a link to any shared links and resources, and the recording. This program will be held online via Google Meet. Google Meet runs in your browser, so there’s nothing to download. …

Genealogy Activity Books for Kids

Emily Sienkiewicz

Project Recipe: Genealogy Activity Books for Kids When we pour our time and energy into researching our family history and capturing the details of biological or adopted genealogy we generally do it with a mission to preserve these stories for future generations. But what if the next generation doesn’t care? This is a topic we keep coming back to with Projectkin because it’s so fundamental to what fuels us: Legacy. If nobody cares, what will it matter that it’s preserved? Join us for a special project recipe program with noted genealogist Sindi Broussard Terrien a research genealogist, specializing in Acadian and Cajun women. Family-tested, family-proven projects When Sindi learned that fellow genealogists were discouraged by …

Gifting Resiliency via Family History

Amanda Meeks

Studies show that hearing family stories can help children become more resilient. Join us for an overview of these studies and their findings, followed by an open round table discussion. We’ve invited some special guests to share their unique insights and expertise. We think you’ll find it a dynamic and thought-provoking conversation. Register at For details see