Top 10 Fun Family History Activities for Your Family

  • By Kintree
  • November 30, 2023
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  • By Kintree
  • November 30, 2023
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We all get excited when talking about our family history. However, it is also a fact that our busy lifestyle has caused our family life to take a back seat. While your family history bridges the gap between the present and past, it is not as easy to get our families involved in family activities with so many distractions. Today we have compiled a list of 10 fun family history activities you can do with your loved ones.

Make a family tree project

Did you know that making your family tree can get the younger generation excited about their family history and help you discover hidden facets of your family story? A family tree represents the present and past generations of your family in a simple way. Using a family tree project to build your family social network can be an activity for your family members to do over the weekend.

Here's how you can make your family tree project on Kintree and explore your family link

  1. Download the app and create your profile

  2. Go to the family tree section

  3. Click on the add member button and fill in the details of the member

  4. Click on the Save button, and you will get the login details of the member added

  5. Copy the details and share them with your family members.

  6. Now your family members can download the app and make their family tree.

And what is even more exciting is that you can stay in touch with all your loved ones using our family social network.

Meet the elders

Remember the time when your grandmother used to tell you stories about her childhood or how your parents used to be when they were your age? It is always nice to talk to elders and get to know about their life, where they came from and what mattered to them. Meeting the elders in the family can uncover unique family facts and stories you may have never thought of.

Take a trip to your native place

While growing up, you must have visited your native place at least once. Next time, when you are bored with your daily routine and want some time to rejuvenate, plan a trip to your native with your family, and we bet you will be surprised to find out how much a place can tell you about the origins of your family story.

Cook traditional recipes

Food binds us together. Remember the one dish your granny made at a particular festival or a special recipe your aunt made whenever you visited her place? Traditional recipes like these bring out a sense of comfort and belonging. It brings family members together and connects them. That is why traditional recipes are passed on in families. Cooking with family members ensures you have a great time with your loved ones and piques their interest in family history. So, if you are looking for ways to create lasting memories with your loved ones, we advise you to put on that apron.

Also Read - How to Make a Family Tree Chart on Kintree?

Make a memory book

Whether you go on your annual family trip or travel with your cousins, there are so many little keepsakes you can bring back from your travels. Now all you have to do is gather all those little memories and create a book you can revisit whenever you want to take a trip down memory lane. And if you want to spend quality time with your family, an online family photo album is a great activity you can undertake.

Learn about different cultures

As we live in a culturally diverse country, it is only better we learn a little bit more about different cultures in our society. Knowing about various cultures is a great activity to increase your know-how about our ethnically rich country.

Celebrate festivals

Festivals are an excellent way to bring families together. They bring people closer, help strengthen familial bonds, and give us beautiful memories to reminisce. Celebrating festivals with your family is another way to bring your extended family together.

Plan a trip

Though it sounds like a bit of a hassle, planning a trip with your family is a fun activity to do. It is an excellent icebreaker, especially when you don't live with your extended family. Going out with your loved ones gives them a much-needed break and helps you know more about your family members, especially in an uncommon scenario.

Create Handicrafts

Handicrafts are a great way to keep our culture alive. They convey a story that depicts the history of a region. Our country is famous for various handicrafts. However, they are diminishing day by day. By learning and making new handicrafts, you do not just uncover your family link but also keep the art alive. Not to mention the irreplaceable memories that you create with your dear ones.

Organize a treasure hunt

We all love a treasure hunt. The thrill of solving the clues and unlocking the treasure is just so irresistible. Plan a history-filled treasure hunt for your family, and rest assured that you are in for a blast.

We are sure by now you have enough ideas for some fun-filled time with your family. So go ahead and make the most of your family time together.

In today's fast-paced world, it's easy to lose touch with our family history and the stories that connect us across generations. However, engaging in fun family history activities can help bridge this gap and create lasting memories with your loved ones. From creating a family tree project to cooking traditional recipes, from meeting and learning from your elders to planning trips and celebrating festivals together, these activities not only strengthen family bonds but also provide a deeper understanding of your family's roots. So, take the time to reconnect with your family and explore the rich tapestry of your family history. These activities are not just about having fun; they're about preserving and cherishing the legacy of your family for generations to come.


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Kintree is a family social network for you to connect with your loved ones. It is the ultimate destination to stay in touch with your family members anytime, anywhere and on any device. Kintree is revolutionizing the way we bond with our family like never before.

With Kintree, you don’t have to worry about keeping your social and family life separate, as you can only connect with your family members on Kintree. Staying connected with your long-lost relatives regularly has now become fun and hassle-free. It is a blessing for those who work long working hours and have no time to bond with their extended family.

The minute you create your family tree online on Kintree, you embark on an enthralling journey to discover your past, unlike anything you have experienced.

Whether you make your family chart alone or collaborate with other family members to build one, we are sure you’ll have fun exploring your family history. Below are some features that you’ll love about Kintree.


Our Foreroom feature is even more exciting. Using this feature, you can

  • Share your family photos and videos with all your family members on the go.
  • Create posts and share your thoughts with your relatives instantly.
  • Like posts shared by your family members.
  • Comment on their posts and spark interesting conversations.
  • Share posts created by other family members.
Family Tree

In the family tree section, you can learn even more about your family through your grandparents and living relatives than you did before. One of the easiest ways to uncover your family story is to create a family tree chart.

Here is how you can make your family tree.

  • Go to the Family tree section.
  • Click on Add Member button and start by adding your parents and grandparents.
  • Fill in the details and click on Save.
  • Repeat these steps to add your extended family.

Add exact details like names, birthdays, photos and videos, if any, to create an elaborate family tree chart.

Personal profile

Once you sign up, create your personal profile and stay in sync with the latest happenings in your family. Your profile is a place where you can add

  • A short note about yourself.
  • Your Interests.
  • Your contact information.
  • Your educational details.
Daily reminders

Get notified every time there is any activity in your family. Our notifications tab keeps you updated on everything going on in your family like

  • When someone likes your posts
  • When your family member comments on your post
  • Whenever they share your photos or videos
  • When someone tags you in their photos or videos
  • When someone in your family is celebrating their birthday or anniversary

Discover your unique family history and preserve it with our free family tree builder. Download the Kintree app on your Android or iOS device today.