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Tree Activities for Kids


Tree Fact-Finding

In this tree fact-finding activity, your kids will read books -- created from trees and written about them -- and find out all sorts of information. Trees have a variety of uses in our environment.

Trees can be used for fun, as well as shelter. Where do you think tree houses come from?

Did you know the oldest living tree -- a 4,700-year-old pine tree in California -- is named "Methuselah"? Or that in Arizona there's a forest of "petrified" trees that are actually 200-million-year-old fossils?

What You'll Need:

  • One or more books about trees
  • Pen
  • Paper

How to Learn Tree Facts:Step 1: Find a book about trees that interests your children. They might enjoy learning about acorns, leaves, or the paper-making process. Step 2: Afterwards, ask them to write a story about what they discovered.Have your kids discovered a favorite tree? Learn how to craft a tree story book filled with photos, rubbings, and leaves in the next section of tree activities for kids.For more fun nature crafts and kids' activities, check out:

How to Learn Tree Facts:Step 1: Find a book about trees that interests your children. They might enjoy learning about acorns, leaves, or the paper-making process. Step 2: Afterwards, ask them to write a story about what they discovered.Have your kids discovered a favorite tree? Learn how to craft a tree story book filled with photos, rubbings, and leaves in the next section of tree activities for kids.For more fun nature crafts and kids' activities, check out:


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