MIGHT USE THIS IDEA - Very Hungry Caterpillar Mobile. Hang lanterns red, 6 in two shades of green) with different lengths of fishing line. Use pipe cleaners for antennae, and construction paper for eyes and nose. Very cool in a children's library space.
How to make a ribbon chandelier! (Hula hoop & ribbon) party decor or in a kids room! Or make a huge one from a hoola-hoop and keep it hung from a tree or patio area for the kids to enjoy and play with --
I like this as a way of displaying family pictures too! If you still wanted to do the traditional family tree, you could always use this idea for displaying pictures taken in the classroom and pictures with friends - their "classroom family"
INSTRUCTION: Offer students a "reading buddy friend" to read to during independent reading. Great motivation for younger grades to promote fluent and independent reading. Link to pin also showcases a highly print-rich classroom environment.
20 Things that Happen When Your Spouse is a TEACHER!!