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The Giving Tree Activities and Crafts

Here’s an awesome collection of The Giving Tree activities and crafts to use at home and in the classroom based on the book by Shel Silverstein.

The Giving Tree Activities and Crafts

The Giving Tree Activities and Crafts at Home

The Giving Tree Handprint Craft

The Giving Tree Handprint Craft from Making Learning Fun

The Giving Tree Family Tree

Make a Giving Tree Family Tree with handprints from Read and Create.

The Giving Tree Snack

The Giving Tree snack idea from Fantastic Fun and Learning

The Giving Tree Leaf Crowns

The Giving Tree Leaf Crowns from Fumbling Through Homeschooling

The Giving Tree Sensory Tub

Have your child help you create a Giving Tree themed sensory tub (inspired by this one at I Heart Crafty Things) with different types of toilet paper tube trees and anything else that inspires you from the book.

The Giving Tree Apple Picking Activity

Try this gross motor apple picking activity from Hands on As We Grow.

Giving Tree Crockpot Applesauce

Have your child help you make homemade applesauce! (recipe from Teach it with Class)

Service Projects for Kids

35 Service Projects for Kids to experience giving from Kid World Citizen.

The Giving Tree Activities and Crafts at School

The Giving Tree Writing

Use this writing craftivity (found at Around the Kampfire) to retell the story, share how you can give to others, or to persuade someone to be kind.

The Giving Tree Retelling Props

Free, printable retelling props from Teaching Curious Kids Teachers Pay Teachers store.

The Giving Tree Costume

Isn’t this The Giving Tree costume absolutely perfect for a school storybook parade? Found here.

Here’s a great read aloud of The Giving Tree:

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4 Comments

  • Reply Vanessa Neroutsou

    We love that book! And we do an activity too…you can check it here..
    http://happylearningseeds.blogspot.gr/2016/03/silverstein-shel-givingtree.html
    Even though it’s in greek i am sure u can get the idea by viewing the images…
    Thank u for sharing your great ideas!

    September 14, 2017 at 11:06 am
    • Reply Nicole

      Yes! Thanks for the link!

      September 14, 2017 at 8:25 pm
  • Reply Stacia

    Great ideas. My daughter just received this book the other day.

    September 16, 2017 at 5:40 pm
    • Reply Nicole

      perfect timing! =)

      September 24, 2017 at 2:12 am

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