This resource helps students learn how to plant, and care for seedlings. It encourages young people to head outside into nature to care for and appreciate their local environment.
- understand that trees are living things
- understand that seeds have a growth cycle from seed to tree
- understand how to plant and care for a tree
- take responsibility for their local environment.
Lesson guides and printables
Australian Curriculum content description:
As this activity is intended to adapt for a range of year levels, no explicit links have been provided.
Year levels: EL to Year 10
General capabilities: Critical and creative thinking.
Cross-curriculum priority: Sustainability OI.7.
Time required: 60 mins
Level of teacher scaffolding: Facilitate students in sharing their ideas about planting trees.
- Student Worksheet
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.