Earth Day Birthday by Maureen Wright
We Planted a Tree by Diane Muldrow
After reading the first book, select some activities from:
After reading the second book, examine some ways trees get planted other than by people:
Or, collect maple helicopters, oak acorns, pine cones, etc., to use with a magnifying glass.
One Red Apple by Harriet Ziefert
Cut a cross section of an apple to expose seeds and create an “apple star.” Let children examine the seeds with a magnifying glass. Discuss what other fruits children may know that have seeds.