Zap the Grandma Gap series Greater knowledge about family history strengthens and empowers youth by creating self-esteem, resilience and a greater sense of control over their lives. Studying the family's past also strengthens the relationships between living family members by creating a shared experience and core identity that no one else in the world can duplicate.

To help families achieve these great benefits, we've produced the Zap The Grandma Gap "My Ancestor Activity Books." These 52 page activity books are designed for 6-14 year-olds, to help create stronger bonds in modern families by encouraging the whole family to learn about their ancestors together. Young people can take the lead to accomplish the activities in this book with their family members. As it is filled out, the activity book becomes a new family keepsake to pass down to future generations.
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Part Number: BXZAPGGAP_

Price: $15.00
Meet Super Grandma. She is ready to show you all of her tried and tested activities for staying connected with your children and grandchildren and connecting them with their family history. Pick and choose from the multitude of ideas to find what will work best for your family. Zap the generation gaps in your family and you and your family can feel the happiness and power that comes from knowing about your family's past.

194 pages | Published 2013 | PDF Edition
Part Number: BXZAPGWKBL_

Price: $15.00
Brainstorm about what activities will synergize your descendants with their heritage. Questions to get you thinking and space to fill in the ideas that come to you. Filled with lists of resources, templates for games, instructions and procedures. Everything you need to zap the generation gap in your family and introduce them to their super grandmas and grandpas.

103 pages | Published 2013 | PDF Edition
Part Number: BXZAPBRIT_

Price: $9.95
With theMy British Ancestor Activity Bookyou can:
  • Discover online and offline resources for finding more information about your British roots
  • Compare British Schools to today’s schools
  • Solve puzzles about different British homes
  • Complete a crossword puzzle about British words your ancestors used
  • Learn about and participate in a British holiday
  • Plan a proper British family history tea party
  • Play British games your ancestors may have played
  • And explore many other activities
48 pages | Published 2013 | PDF Edition
Part Number: BXZAPGERM_

Price: $9.95
With theMy German Ancestor Activity Bookyou can:
  • Record how you are related to your German ancestor
  • Try some German recipes
  • Read a German Fairy Tale your ancestors might have known.
  • Color and cut out German paper dolls to tell the stories of your ancestors
  • Collect documents about your German ancestor’s life
  • Make a Schultute School Bag like your ancestors may have received for school.
  • Explore some of the qualities you share with your German Ancestor
  • And explore many other activities
48 pages | Published 2013 | PDF Edition
Part Number: BXZAPSWED_

Price: $9.95
With theMy Swedish Ancestor Activity Bookyou can:
  • Place your Swedish ancestor in the context of broader Swedish history
  • Complete a crossword puzzle about Swedish words your ancestors used
  • Learn about and create items for a Swedish holiday
  • Color and cut out Swedish paper dolls to tell the stories of your ancestors
  • Write a letter to your Swedish ancestor
  • Design and color a drawing of a Dala horse such as your ancestor might have played with.
  • Involve your whole family in the fun of learning about your Swedish ancestors
  • And explore many other activities
48 pages | Published 2013 | PDF Edition
Part Number: BXZAPCIVL_

Price: $9.95
With theMy Civil War Ancestor Activity Bookyou can:
  • Discover online and offline resources for finding more information about your Civil War ancestors
  • Follow a dot to dot about an important Civil War landmark
  • Try some of the food eaten by the Civil War soldiers
  • Learn some Civil War songs and bugle calls
  • Create a military band with homemade instruments
  • Record the battles in which your ancestors were involved
  • Write a eulogy for your Civil War ancestor
  • And explore many other activities
49 pages | Published 2013 | PDF Edition
Part Number: BXZAPJEWH_

Price: $9.95
With theMy Jewish Ancestor Activity Bookyou can:
  • Learn about Jewish history, traditions and culture
  • Make and braid Challah bread with your family
  • Solve a Jewish calendar crossword puzzle
  • Record your family’s recipe for Charosets
  • Find your family’s place in the Diaspora
  • Learn the Hebrew Alphabet
  • Complete a genealogy word search
  • Enjoy a Yiddish folktale and a Nasrudin stories
  • Color, cut out and tell stories with Jewish Ancestor paper dolls
48 pages | Published 2014 | PDF Edition
Part Number: BXZAPPION_

Price: $9.95
With theMy Pioneer Ancestor Activity Bookyou can:
  • Map out the pioneer route of your ancestors
  • Decide what you would pack for a journey across the plains
  • Learn how to find direction by the sun
  • Compare your day to the day in the life of your ancestor
  • Try classic pioneer recipes
  • Write a Pony Express letter to a pioneer ancestor
  • Play a game about the risks along the trail
  • Contrast pioneer schools and modern schools
48 pages | Published 2014 | PDF Edition
Part Number: BXZAPMORM_

Price: $9.95
With theMy Mormon Ancestor Activity Bookyou can:
  • Plan an Ancestor Family Home Evening
  • Learn about Priesthood Line of Authority and how to trace it
  • Find the Patriarchal Blessings of your ancestors
  • Complete a temple dot-to-dot
  • Document the church service and callings of your ancestors
  • Gather information on your family’s missionaries
  • Record information about the first LDS members of your family
  • Make a handkerchief doll for church
48 pages | Published 2014 | PDF Edition
Part Number: BXZAPDANH_

Price: $9.95
With theMy Danish Ancestor Activity Bookyou can:
  • Make some Danish rye bread and learn about Danish sandwiches
  • Sing a Danish Folk Song
  • Find some Danish family words
  • Complete a dot-to-dot of a famous Danish castle
  • Document what you know about your favorite Danish ancestor
  • Learn about Danish royalty and Danish crests
  • Solve puzzles about famous Danish people
  • Make a special Julehjerte to honor your Danish ancestor
  • Simple projects, recipes, and worksheets make it easy for your busy family to celebrate their Danish heritage.
48 pages | Published 2015 | PDF Edition