Find out what’s inside different buds in early spring, where leaves come from, and how they form.
Discover why sustainable use of natural resources is important.
Act out and learn about the parts of a tree, and their structure and function.
Explore food webs and discover the many ways that plants and animals are connected.
Observe the annual change of seasons and investigate why leaves turn colors in the fall.
Trace a tree’s life events using “tree cookies,” the cross sections of trees.
Take a closer look at leaves, their characteristics, and how they can be used to identify plants.
Meet plants and animals living in, on, and around trees and how they depend on trees to survive.
Examine a tree’s lifecycle and find similarities to lifecycles of other living things.
Project Learning Tree has published many more “Connecting Kids to Nature” family activities as well as a new set of “Green Your Home” checklists.