An American celebration of trees, Arbor Day (27 April) is a day to nurture the local landscape, plant seeds and colour the future of tomorrow’s world. These hand-picked Elementary resources give advice on seed sowing, tree planting and help pupils understand why they should care about trees.
- Learning through Landscapes offer advice and creative ideas for teaching through trees.
- Get outside, get dirty and get investigating with these fun tree tasks.
- Peek into the life of trees- see what is underneath their bark, inside their leaves and buried beneath the ground with the Woodland Trust’s activity pack.
- What about planting in the Rainforest? Explore deforestation, endangered species and why helping further afield is as important as the local landscape.
- Not sure how to get planting? This simple advice from the Woodland Trust will help get you started.
- Build relationships with trees while getting pupils mathematical with this data handling, area and perimeter topiary themed lesson.
- Help pupils understand the effects of deforestation in a fun but factual way with this bingo game.
- Beautiful tree pictures to help pupils identify the foliage that surrounds them.
- Explore the meaning behind this protest song and consider why trees are so important.
- Develop thinking skills in the forest with this cross-curriculum lesson plan pack.