Free Printable Family Tree Templates and Online Family Tree Ideas


Want to display your family story in a fun, creative way? The following free family tree templates will help you do just that. These family tree ideas not only look great on the wall, but filling out the family tree charts is a great activity to bring the whole family together!

Printable, Free Family Tree Templates

Print one or more of the family trees below, and fill out the boxes with your family names. (If you have an account, you can also auto-fill out some of these templates using the Keepsakes page on

For help on how to make a family tree online, skip to the bottom for information on FamilySearch’s family tree maker.

colorful autumn family tree template with orange, green, and yellow leaves

creative family tree ideas, simple to fill out ribbon with flowers

simple family tree template with fillable four generations

Easy colorful christmas family tree template
children coloring book family tree template

colorful family tree maker graphic

colorful family tree chart, four generations

How to Make a Family Tree Chart Online

You don’t need to print family tree to record your family history. FamilySearch offers a wonderful free family tree maker you can access right from the app store or from your browser!

The FamilySearch Family Tree provides an easy online template for recording your genealogy. After filling out some basic information about your family (we recommend starting with the first four generations), you can view your family tree in several ways, including as a genealogy fan chart or basic pedigree chart. You can even print your online family tree chart!

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To learn more about how to make a free family tree on FamilySearch, watch this video from RootsTech.

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Other Online Family Tree Ideas

For some other creative family tree ideas, you can check out our online family tree template activity that pulls directly from your FamilySearch family tree. All you need is a FamilySearch account (create one for free!) and a few names added to your family tree. FamilySearch will automatically generate a family tree image that you can print from home.

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