What does your child know about climate change and global warming? This ‘world environment day planting trees activity’ can help! Global warming is the result of endless emission of greenhouse gases and deforestation. The Earth’s temperature is gradually increasing, which in turn is causing problems for the existence of several plants and animals.
What you can do to stop global warming:
- Conserve energy at home by turning off switches when not in use
- Switch to renewable sources of energy
- Use public transport or opt for carpooling
- Plant a seed/sapling!
- Reuse, reduce, recycle!
- Reduce waste as much as possible
Did you know? A large tree provides a day’s supply of oxygen for four people! In this activity, you can make a difference and slow down climate change by planting a tree! Don’t forget to take care of it!
How trees help:
- Trees provide habitats for several birds and animals
- They stop climate change (in tropical countries) by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen into the atmosphere
- Trees clean the air and help you breathe fresh air
- Trees conserve energy
- It saves water and prevents water pollution
- It provides food
- Trees heal!
So are you ready to plant a tree? It won’t take much time—all it needs is a bit of patience and lots of love!
Parental Involvement: Medium
Duration: 15 minutes
Skills Acquired: Caring, Curiosity, Thinking
Instructions for World Environment Day Planting Trees Activity:
- Place the sapling in the pot.
- Fill it with soil.
- Pour some water. Place the pot where there is enough sunlight.
- Remember to water it every day!
Wasn’t that exciting? Your child will also feel responsible as they need to care for the plant! So spread the green message to your near and dear ones. You can also gift saplings on special occasions to friends and family!
If your child enjoyed planting a tree, we’re sure he/she will also love our Garden Explorer box—packed with activities about nature!
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