Family tree is the history of the genus from the very beginnings to the present. You can use the tree as a gift or to decorate your own home. In order to make a family tree with your own hands, it is enough to know the pedigree and have a little imagination.
Where to begin?
Make a tree is simple enough, but first you need to decide on the pedigree. This can be either a large historical family tree, where all relatives will be located, starting from the origins of the clan, or a shortened version, which will begin with great-grandmothers and great-grandfathers.
How to find out your family history? Options for this mass:
- Ask relatives, ask to show photos and tell everything.
- Go to the archive where all information about families residing in a particular city or region is stored.
- Collect the most complete information: names, surnames, relationship, dates of birth, profession.
After all the information has been collected, you should consider how to arrange the family tree.
Ready family tree template
Ideas for inspiration
How to make a family tree with your own hands? First you need to decide on the subject, which will require a little imagination.
The tree can be made in the form:
- real wood painted on canvas or living room wall;
- Topiary with photos;
- photo album;
- a collage of photos.
There are a lot of options, you should choose the right one. If the family tree is necessary for the student, then you can use the ready-made template.
Do-it-yourself family tree
A small tree with a description of a family, starting with great-grandmothers and great-grandfathers, is suitable for school. An excellent option for the student will be a pattern in the form of a family flower. Each petal will be located a specific family member and a summary of it. Another option for the school can be an ordinary scheme or pattern of an apple tree, where each apple is a member of a family.
Picture of a family tree
It will be easy for the student to tell about his family, having such a hint in his hands. Then you can take the family tree home from school and hang it in the nursery so that the child always remembers the history of his family. For a school, it is enough to place on the tree a brief information about relatives: name, date of birth, profession.
The task to create a family tree can trap parents in kindergarten. For kindergarten suitable pattern of cute bears, each of which will symbolize a family member. The kid will certainly like this idea. In kindergarten, you can print a real tree on a color printer and stick photos of grandparents and parents on it. A kid who goes to the kindergarten, it is enough to know only the names of his closest people; Such a tree is perfect for kindergarten for a family holiday. For kids of the older group, an excellent option would be to draw a tree for the kindergarten on your own, funny drawings of relatives are a great option.
Do-it-yourself family tree for school or kindergarten is the best way to tell a kid about his family.
You can use a ready-made template or design it yourself, for example, on a computer. You can decorate a tree in different ways, depending on its future purpose.
If the family tree will be placed on the wall as part of the design, then you should carefully consider everything before you start decorating. Such a tree, no doubt, will be the highlight of the house.
To create it yourself you will need:
- acrylic paint
- ability to draw.
First you need to make a sketch with a pencil, and then paint it. A family tree on the wall with your own hands will be a great idea for the living room. The photo shows how it looks in the interior.
Family history lesson
To make your own family tree you will need:
- picture frame,
- a pen,
- figured punch (leaves),
- glue gun,
- dry branches.
The master class is quite simple:
- Cut out a piece of paper for each family member. If there is no figure punch, then do it manually using a template. Instead of leaves, you can use the photo.
- Write on each piece of paper the name of the relative and date of birth.
- Glue the dry twigs to the plywood, pre-attach to it a cardboard of white or another suitable color.
- Attach the leaves to the branches so that the progenitors are at the bottom, and at the very top are you and your children.
- It remains to arrange everything in the frame and hang it on the wall.
Thanks to this master class, not just a great decor will appear on the wall, but a whole family story.