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Birds of a Feather Family Tree

Help your kids visualize their extended family in a cute and colorful way. Use our tree template to transfer the tree onto a bedroom or playroom wall, and paint. Then use the bird templates to depict the grandparents and successive generations.





  1. Step 1

    Print the tree and bird templates. If you have a projector, use it to project image onto wall, and trace with pencil. Otherwise, print on multiple sheets of paper and tape together. Tape templates to wall and, with transfer paper taped beneath, trace outline.

  2. Step 2

    Using transfer paper, trace birds onto limbs. (Start with owl grandparents at bottom, then branch up and out with children and grandchildren.) Paint tree; let dry.

  3. Step 3

    Paint birds; let dry. With fine-tip brush, write in names.



Reviews (4)

  • chunt10189 9 Apr, 2015

    I am HOPING to put this tree together for a reunion next week. I am copying the birds and owls on colored paper, putting the tree on brown butcher paper and HOPING to put it on the wall at the reunion. Any other shortcut suggestions?

  • chunt10189 9 Apr, 2015

    I cannot access the templates for the family tree. What am I missing? I clicked on the link but could not access the templates.

  • Yoga Mom 28 Jan, 2013

    My sisters and I completed this project with our mom for her birthday, using our own family tree template that we made ourselves! I'm sharing this with all my friends.

  • Cathy Miller 9 Sep, 2012

    It's a great project for my kids. Thanks for the share.

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