Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Circle of Trees: A Multigenerational Program about Nourishing Deep Connections with Nature

Activity 3: Story - Tree Poems

Part of Circle of Trees

Activity time: 5 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Poems about trees

Preparation for Activity

  • Select some poems about trees such as "Open House" by Aileen Fisher and "Let the Trees Be Consulted" by John Wright found at the Trees of Strength website
  • Read the selected poems a few times so you will be comfortable presenting them.
  • If participants will read aloud, give them their assignments and copies of the poems ahead of time.

Description of Activity

Invite the participants to make themselves comfortable and ready to listen to two poems about trees. If desired, invite participants to read, or, read the poems aloud yourself.