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 at Home
The Giving Tree Handprint Craft from Making Learning Fun
Make a Giving Tree Family Tree with handprints from Read and Create.
The Giving Tree snack idea from Fantastic Fun and Learning
The Giving Tree Leaf Crowns from Fumbling Through Homeschooling
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.
Try this gross motor apple picking activity from Hands on As We Grow.
Have your child help you make homemade applesauce! (recipe from Teach it with Class)
35 Service Projects for Kids to experience giving from Kid World Citizen.
The Giving Tree Activities and Crafts at School
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.
Free, printable retelling props from Teaching Curious Kids Teachers Pay Teachers store.
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: