Working on a school project sbout your family history? Wondering if you're related to a princess or a Viking? Maybe you've heard a story about a Civil War soldier in your family, or you have the same last name as someone famous and want to find out if you're related. You've come to the right place! Family Tree Kids is a site where you learn how to become a "family detective" and dig up clues about your ancestry. Our games and activities are created just for kids—none of that boring grownup stuff—so you can have fun tracing your roots!

Genealogy rocks! Play games to practice your detective skills and make crafts to show off your family history. This week: Make a photo magnet

Begin your family history investigations with these activities and projects. You'll learn how to gather genealogy clues from relatives and records, then use them to solve family history mysteries. Activity of the week: Scavenger hunt in Grandma's attic

Every family detective needs tools to solve genealogical cases. In this area, you'll find lists of supplies to use in your investigations, forms and charts to record the clues you dig up, and cool books about genealogy and history to inspire further sleuthing.

Grownups, this area's just for you: Find advice for getting your kids involved in family history, including books and Web sites to help with homework and resources for lesson planning. For in-depth how-to genealogy instruction, visit FamilyTreeMagazine.com.