Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association

Teacher Resources


Arbor Day

Arbor Day is celebrated in Wisconsin on the last Friday in April. It is a worldwide tree planting holiday that has been celebrated in Wisconsin since 1883. Go to the DNR page http://dnr.wi.gov/education/educatorresources/arborDay.html for ideas.

Bibliography of children's books:

 "O Christmas Tree" (HTML),  "O Christmas Tree"(PDF)
A bibliography of delightful children's books for general use

Worksheets - High School (docx)

Poinsettia worksheet - designed by high school FFA teacher

Christmas tree worksheet

Christmas tree cactus


Nature Boom Time: Christmas Tree Farm, by Nat Geo Kids

Learn about different types  and Different types

Erecting the Wisconsin Capitol Rotunda Christmas Tree

Discover Wisconsin: Picking the Perfect Christmas Tree 

USA Today: Just the FAQs: Wisconsin Christmas Tree Farms

Choose & Cut Farm; Choose & Cut Farm-2;

Christmas Tree Fire Safety

Worksheets/Activity pages (pdf):

Christmas tree math

Christmas trees, soil, recycle

Timeline Photo Story with word search

Christmas Trees Recycle- 2 sided

"Ring Around The Tree" Lesson Plan

Trees and Environment word search

"Trees Give Me" Lesson Plan

Coloring Sheets (pdf):

Bird feeder

Chipping trees

Providing for wildlife

Real trees recycle

Trees as a Windbreak

Links to other wonderful resources:

Ag in the Classroom lesson plans  www.wisagclassroom.org 

Kid-friendly version of growing Christmas trees: How Stuff Works

"This Business Called Agriculture" and other booklets

Education, Puzzles & Games - resources from the National Christmas Tree Association

University of Illinois Extension: multiple links pertaining to Christmas trees http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/trees/education.html

Environmental Education for Kids:http://dnr.wi.gov/eek/

LEAF: Learning, Experiences, and Activities in Forestry http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/leaf/ 


The mission of the Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association is to promote real Christmas trees, wreaths and greenery through marketing, and education of our members and customers by quality production of real farm fresh and fragrant products while protecting the environment.

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