Schools Tree Day - People Trees

Schools Tree Day - People Trees

Activity 3 of 3 in this unit

  • Early Learning
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
  • Citizen Science
  • Conservation
  • ...

Lesson summary

In this activity children will be asked to relate the parts of a tree to the human body, such as the trunk of the tree as the torso and the branches as arms. They will then create drawings of ‘people trees’.

Activity Intention: 

  • This activity is designed to help connect children to the wonders of the natural world through sensory experiences and play-based learning.

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Lesson details

Curriculum mapping

EYLF Learning Outcomes:

Learning Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world

2.3 Children become aware of fairness

Learning Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners

4.1 Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity

4.2 Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, inquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating

Additional info

Following this lesson is an ideal way for students to participate in Planet Ark’s Schools Tree Day – the largest nature-care event in Australian schools. You and your students will join thousands of amazing teachers in making a difference, fostering a child’s love of nature and creating positive environmental change. So, get growing! It only takes a minute to register for Schools Tree Day.

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