The sites listed in this category provide information about Arbor Day including its historical background, significance, and suggestions for celebration.
Arbor Day is celebrated in all 50 U.S. states and in most provinces of Canada. The actual date of Arbor Day varies from place to place due to climate. The most common common date is the last Friday in April.
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About Arbor Day
[ Kids ] Offers a short introduction to the holiday, along with coloring pages and craft activities.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] The history of Arbor Day with information about international "tree" celebrations. Find out when each U.S. state celebrates Arbor Day.
Celebrating Arbor Day at The Holiday Zone
[ Kids/Teens ] Offers brief history, craft projects, songs, action rhymes, word puzzles, coloring pages, and assorted poems about trees.
EnchantedLearning.com: Arbor Day Crafts
[ Kids ] Offers craft projects, coloring pages, and reproducibles.
Environmental Education for Kids: Happy Arbor Day
[ Kids/Teens ] Story describing what the holiday is and how trees are beneficial.
J. Sterling Morton Creates Arbor Day
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Online exhibit from Nebraska State Historical Society includes an excerpt from Morton's diary written two days before the first observance.
[ Kids ] Provides information about planting and caring for trees, games, puzzles, and information about the importance of trees.
Today in History: April 10
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] The Library of Congress presents a brief history of the first Arbor Day.
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