Designed for 2nd through 4th graders
Complete these together in class, or send your students home with a link.
Printed Activity Sheets
Tree ID with Pete
Join Pete, our resident arborist, as he shares some identifying features of common trees! Then, see if your students can find one while they’re out and about.
Did you know that 2022 marks the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day? Share the history of the oldest environmental holiday in the United States with your students through this PowerPoint presentation.
Free | Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Forestry/Natural Resources Lesson Plans (K-5) redirect
Lesson plans collection
A collection of lesson plans surrounding the topics of forestry and natural resource, submitted by educators.
Forestry Natural Resources
Free | Arizona Forestry
Neighborhood Forests redirect
A learning guide developed for teachers to plan lessons and activites for students to understand the importance trees play in our communities.
Free, with a free AskNature account | Biomimicry Institute
We Are Not Alone redirect
Activity with educator guide
In this interactive exercise the functions a building must perform are compared to the functions a tree must perform, helping students see that humans are not alone in our need to solve technological problems.
Science Technology Architecture Biomimicry
Your school can earn recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation for using trees as a learning tool.
Learn more on the Tree Campus K-12 website.