tree planting activities for kids

butterfly-wish-treeThere are so many activities you can do with kids. Take a walk outside the classroom and talk to your students about trees. What is their favourite tree? Why do they like trees? How do trees help us? How can we help the world by planting trees?

When children receive a Wish Tree through their school, camp or other children’s organizations, they get to plant it and make a wish for the world. Every time they return to visit and / or care for their tree they can make more wishes for anything! They can write their wishes on 100% recycled paper butterflies and tie them to their seedlings or simply say their wish by their tree.

They can also submit their wishes to Wish for the Planet.

“My wish is that everyone will take care of are planet so that it doesn’t become polluted and that everyone for many generations will be able to enjoy its beauty forever.” – Aliyah

“I wish for a happy and healthy planet, so it can be there for generations to enjoy.” – Kiana

Check out these fun hummingbird tree crafts.

Many more children’s tree crafts and activities here.

 camp tree crafts


Writing about trees

The Wish Trees Book

The Wish Trees, written by ChariTree founder Andrea Koehle Jones, is rooted in the idea that every child can help make the world a better place.