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Arbor Day Recipes for Kids

It’s almost Arbor Day! Okay, so it may not be as well-known or as celebrated as Christmas or Easter. But, it’s a special day that teaches an amazing lesson. Your child can learn about why trees are so important and what she can do to support her planet. Along with learning about trees, take this day as a time to show your child how useful they can be. These kid-friendly recipes are easy ways to get your child into the kitchen, and spend some quality time together. And, they also use fruits from different trees! No-Bake Apple Pie Instead of...

How to Plant an Arbor Day Tree

What’s the perfect day to plant a tree? Arbor Day! That said, throwing a few seeds into the ground or buying the first sapling you see at the home improvement and yard store simply won’t do. Understanding what type of tree to pick and how to plant are key to your Arbor Day activity. What do you need to know before you’re ready to go and grow? Match the tree to your purpose. Do you eventually want to shade an area? You’ll need a larger tree with longer branches. Maybe you want something that adds color to your yard. You’ll...

Arbor Day Celebration Ideas for Kids

You hugged a few trees on Earth Day, but now it’s time for another eco-friendly holiday – Arbor Day! While National Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday of April, some states hold the day on different dates (due to seasonal planting times). What can you, and your family, do to celebrate this tree planting holiday? Plant a tree. Obviously, planting a tree is ‘the’ way to celebrate Arbor Day. If you’ve got room in your yard, choose a type of tree to plant and care for. Start from a seed or purchase a young tree. Make sure that...