Take your child to a wooded park. While there, look at different trees. Point out their trunks, branches, and leaves. Note differences in shape and color. Collect some leaves and twigs.
Let your child examine what is on trees. How does the bark look? Take a magnifying glass so he can look closely at the trunk, branches, and fallen leaves.
After returning from the park:
Have your child make a small tree using clay for the trunk. Then add the bark, twigs, and leaves you brought home from the park.
Give your child an apple, banana, or pear. Explain that it comes from a tree. Find a book that shows pictures of those trees.
Encourage your child to stand in the shape of a tree using his arms, legs, and head.
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