Montessori Monday – Montessori-Inspired Arbor Day Activities

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Montessori-Inspired Arbor Day ActivitiesHappy Earth Day! April is a great time to focus on Arbor Day along with Earth Day. National Arbor Day is the last Friday in April, although many states observe Arbor Day on different dates according to their state’s best tree-planting time. You can find a map of Arbor Day dates across America (and around the world) from the Arbor Day Foundation.

Spring is perfect for botany studies in general, and a tree unit study would fit in perfectly with both Earth Day and Arbor Day.

Montessori-Inspired Arbor Day Printables

Tree Identification Cards, Set 1, from Montessori Print Shop

Tree Identification Cards, Set 1, from Montessori Print Shop

Tree materials available for purchase from Montessori Print Shop

Tree materials available for purchase from Montessori for Everyone

Free botany materials from The Helpful Garden

Free Montessori Botany Materials for a Gardening Unit (my post with a number of links to free leaf printables)

Montessori-Inspired Arbor Day Activities

Count the Trees Activity
Count the Trees Activity (in my Montessori-Inspired Earth Day Activities post at PreK + K Sharing)

Montessori-Inspired Lorax Activities

Montessori-Inspired Lorax Activities

Montessori Vowel Tree (Photo from Montessori MOMents)

Montessori Vowel Tree (Photo from Montessori MOMents)

 Montessori Vowel Tree (with free printable) from Montessori MOMents

Montessori-Inspired Autumn Leaf Unit (my round-up post with a number of activities that would be appropriate for any tree unit study)

Montessori Nature Table & Tree Identification from Montessori Print Shop

Trees Montessori Style from Homeschool Mo

Botany from Very Montessori

Parts of a Tree Work (Photo from Making Montessori Ours)

Parts of a Tree Work (Photo from Making Montessori Ours)

Botany 1 – Montessori Botany Cabinet Work (photo), Botany 2 – Montessori Leaf Cabinet Work, and Our Back Yard Nature Identification Guide Books from Making Montessori Ours

Arbor Day Things to Do from Montessori Circle

Botany Study at Co-op from Montessori Trails – Our Montessori Path through Life

Tree Math Work (Photo from Discovery Days and Montessori Moments)

Tree Math Work (Photo from Discovery Days and Montessori Moments)

Botany Time, “L” is for Leaf, More Leaf Work, Cosmic Botany Baby, Tree, Trees, and More Trees (photo), Botany Seed Week and Botany Leaf Week from Discovery Days and Montessori Moments

Arbor Day Inspiration from Montessori Schools


DDOT’s Urban Forestry Administration Celebrates Arbor Day at Capitol Hill Montessori from DC.gov

Maple Tree for Arbor Day has Arrived from Montessori House for Children

TCAPS’ Montessori Celebrates Arbor Day with Garden Club of Traverse City from TCAPS

Montessori Monday Link-Up

Montessori MondayIf you have some Montessori activity trays/lessons to share, please link up below. It’s fine to link up a post from your archives – and you may link up anytime during the week! Your post may be any Montessori-inspired activity or idea. It doesn’t need to be related to my Montessori Monday post.

Link up your exact post URL so that we can find your activity if we return to the linky at a later date (which I often do when I’m looking for activities for a roundup post). I publish the Montessori Monday post and linky at 6:00 a.m. EST each Monday and keep the linky open throughout the week.

Please place the Montessori Monday button (using the code from the right sidebar) in your post or put a link back to this post. Let’s use Montessori Monday to gain inspiration/ideas and to encourage each other! If you would leave an encouraging comment on the post linked up ahead of you (along with any other posts you’re drawn to), that would be awesome! Thanks for participating!

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