Spending time outside is one way we can boost our resiliency while quarantining at home to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Bookmark a few of these free PLT family activities to try in your backyard, at a local park or trail, or another nearby safe space outdoors.
Download one of these free mobile apps to make identifying trees and the products they give us fun and educational for children and teens!
Trees improve air quality by absorbing carbon dioxide and pollution, reduce flood risks, and provide energy savings. Calculate the dollar value of trees using i-Tree MyTree.
Planting trees around your home can improve how it looks, plus trees provide important environmental benefits. Use i-Tree Species to determine what tree to plant.
Observe a variety of trees and write a poem.
Measure trees in different ways and become familiar with tree scale and structure.
Explore nature by tuning in to the sounds of your environment.
Discover the value of camouflage and pretend to be birds in search of worms.
Focus on the many shapes that are found in both natural and built environments.
Explore differences in soil types and composition.