Timelines are a wonderful way to display information so people can better understand a chain of events in sequence. I thought this timeline of William Shakespeare was interesting because it showed the progression of his life and his work within the same information graphic. http://timelines.com/
It's important to keep track of your story's timeline to avoid embarrassing mistakes or inconsistencies. Here are some free organizers to help you stay on top of things! http://inkandquills.com/2015/05/20/how-much-time-has-passed-in-your-story-how-and-why-to-keep-track/
another visual activity easy to share and make with kids. You could do more in depth work with this initial tool: Life stories. Ref. Social work, therapy, transition from fostering to leaving care or adoption.