Kids Corner

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Where can I learn more about trees? 

Check out the Arbor Day Foundation for learning activities Designed for 2nd through 4th graders and fun for all ages.

North Carolina State Extension offers educational resources through Project Learning Tree. Project Learning Tree ® (PLT) is an award winning, multi-disciplinary environmental education program for educators and students in PreK-grade 12. PLT is a program of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative. It is one of the most widely used environmental education programs in the United States and abroad, and continues to set the standard for environmental education excellence.

The TreesAreGood provides a selection of educational activities for students and educators HERE.

TreesCharlotte doesn't want to be left out!  Click HERE to visit their site where you’ll find resources for youth to learn more about the benefits of trees, how to care for them, and fun tree activities.

Do you see that grumpy face in the tree pictured above?  "Pareidolia" is the word for the phenomenon that causes us to see faces in everyday objects! Cool, huh? Check back for more fun facts about trees.