A DIY baby mobile that could be made from some quilt batting (for the cloud) and colored paper or felt (for the raindrops). This Mobil could decorate the area over a changing table (a conversation starter for teacher and baby (Early Ed.
Paint some wicker baskets (Martha Stewart has fantastic paints at Michaels), flip them upside-down, drill a hole fasten a light through it (great deals at IKEA) you have these! Or you can hang them without the lights!
Would also make cute wallpaper for a diy bookshelf / dollhouse! DIY kids room shelving splash of color - transform plain kids shelves with scrapbooking paper, old birthday cards, anything to give a terrific backdrop for shelving.