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Trees are Magical!

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Do you have a favourite tree in your neighbourhood? Maybe it’s in your local park and you like sitting in its shade to enjoy a book or a picnic. Or it grows right outside your window and birdsong wakes you up in the morning. Do you have a memory of a lovely fall day, walking past a row of trees with leaves crunching beneath your feet? Or maybe you love trees the most in wintertime, when they’re blanketed in snow and decorated with sparkling holiday lights.


Discover the magic of trees through art! Eco Art with Art Cave is an online program series exploring nature through hands-on activities. Find out how to create your own bark scrapbook and make cool leaf prints in this video:

 

 

Learn more about how important trees are to our planet!

Can You Hear the Trees Talking? by Peter Wohlleben
Can You Hear the Trees Talking? by Peter Wohlleben

 

Deep Roots: How Trees Sustain Our Planet by Nikki Tate
Deep Roots: How Trees Sustain Our Planet by Nikki Tate

 

The Magic and Mystery of Trees by Jen Green and Claire McElfatrick
The Magic and Mystery of Trees by Jen Green and Claire McElfatrick



Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya by Donna Jo Napoli and Kadir Nelson
Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya by Donna Jo Napoli and Kadir Nelson

 

The Secret Life of Trees by Moira Butterfield and Vivian Mineker
The Secret Life of Trees by Moira Butterfield and Vivian Mineker

 

Strange Trees and the Stories Behind Them by Bernadette Pourquié and Cécile Gambini
Strange Trees and the Stories Behind Them by Bernadette Pourquié and Cécile Gambini


Under the Canopy Trees Around the World by Iris Volant and Cynthia Alonso
Under the Canopy: Trees Around the World by Iris Volant and Cynthia Alonso

 

And just for fun, here are some tree jokes submitted on TPL Kids:

What do you call a smart group of trees? A brainforest!

How do trees check their email? They log in!

Why do trees hate math? Because it gives them square roots!