Thursday, April 20, 2017

Earth Day & Arbor Day


April 22nd is Earth Day. Over the next five years, as Earth Day moves closer to its 50th anniversary, there is a goal to plan 7.8 billion trees.
Plant a tree! 
Hashtag: #trees4earth

This year’s campaign is all about environmental & climate literacy.

More information:

http://www.earthday.org/


Arbor Day Dates Across America

National Arbor Day is always celebrated on the last Friday in April, but many states observe Arbor Day on different dates throughout the year based on best tree planting times in their area. Visit the site to find your area: https://www.arborday.org/celebrate/dates.cfm
Activities for Earth Day
                                 Create a Tree of Thanks
Add leaves to this tree with all the things we are grateful from nature
                                                      Be creative!
                               
Tree of Thanks @luzdelmes.com

Activity at Barnes & Noble Jensen Beach, Florida


Videos for Earth Day

http://www.simplykinder.com/earth-day-videos/


Read 22 Multicultural Children Books for Earth Day
http://coloursofus.com/multicultural-childrens-books-earth-day/


Write a Haiku for Earth Day
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Haiku is a Japanese poem of 17-syllable verse form

consisting of three metrical units of 5/ 7/ 5 syllables.

Example: Climate Changes



5 syllables: As the planet spins
       
 7 syllables:   One can feel the gusty win

   
 5 syllables: Others the cold breeze



Share your own Haiku as a comment. 
Thank you!

More poems: www.luzdelmes.com