| In this activity children experience the
seasons by observing the changes in a tree for every season in a
year. Review related activities in the themes column.
Activity 1 > Trees and the Seasons > A Year in the Life of a Tree
The links below will take you through a year in the life of a
deciduous tree and the change of seasons:
Activity 2 > Dress up A Tree for A Season
up a Tree for a Season with templates, or use the simple tree coloring page to achieve a similar effect.
the trees coloring pages to choose
other images. If possible print on light blue background
Suggestions for 'dressing the tree' for a season:
- Winter > Print this
coloring page with bare branches, print on light blue or yellow
paper. Glue a few cotton balls, snowflakes stickers, or
white finger-prints on the tree branches, snow falling,
- Spring > Color tree
foliage green, fill in with flower finger-prints or
- Summer: Color the
tree foliage green. Decorate with fruit stickers or
fingerprint: red, yellow or green apples, purple plums,
red cherries, oranges. Address nutrition: Fruits are one
of the five food groups, and we should make half of our plate
fruits and veggies.
- Autumn > Glue a choice
of real autumn leaves, torn or cut up paper; finger-prints with
autumn colors. Make sure some "leaves" appear to be
falling and in the ground.