Trees Forever has always involved kids at every opportunity! We know kids of all ages love to get their hands dirty, plant trees and plants, mulch and water and help beautify their schools and care for the Earth. Trees Forever has developed tools and publications for educators and nature lovers of all ages, with a few featured here. This page contains games and fun activities for children and people of all ages that just want to learn and have some fun! Please feel free to print and use as much as you wish. If you have ideas for games, activities and puzzles, please contact Tracy Feldmann
Family Fun Suggested Book List
There are so many books on the market now to help families get outdoors and enjoy nature together. What follows is a listing of books that I have either read and used, or would like to. Any online search will pop up other similar related books that you might like, also. Don’t feel like you need to spend hundreds of dollars – any one of these books can be found new or used (maybe even at the library!) and will keep you busy for a long time.
Neighborhood Tree Walk Scavenger Hunt
Print this page and take it with you on a walk through your neighborhood. How many of these things can you find? Discuss how each one relates to trees, and how they relate to each other. Be careful not to disturb any plants, creatures, or their homes!
Learn the Best Place to Plant
Strategically planting trees and shrubs near buildings may be the best long-term investment for reducing home heating and cooling costs. Planting trees and shrubs has very little startup cost and is a long-term investment that will continually reduce energy and fuel consumption. Click the button below to launch the Windbreak and Shade Tree Locator Tool.