The Arbor Day Foundation promotes the planting, nurturing, and the celebrating of trees. Ways to celebrate is by visiting our local Botanical Gardens, Arboretums, and Nature Preserves. Want to have fun with your kids today? We have some fun craft ideas to help educate our kids about the importance of trees.

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Take a walk through nature and get some beautiful pictures, today. Your kids will love looking at the flowers and trees, looking for birds and other animals and of course spending the day outside on beautiful Long Island. Where will you visit?

Visit Local Arboretums such as:

Bayard Cutting Arboretum – Great River

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park – Oyster Bay

Bailey Arboretum – Lattingtown

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Visit Local Nature Preserves such as:

Sweetbriar Nature CenterSmithtown

Connetquot River State Park Preserve Oakdale

David A. Sarnoff Pine Barrens PreserveRiverhead

Sands Point Preserve Port Washington

Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center Oyster Bay

Quogue Wildlife Refuge- Quogue

Hoyt Farm Nature Preserve- Commack

Tackapausha Museum and Preserve- Seaford



Visit Local Botanical Gardens such as:

Old Westbury Gardens Old Westbury

Bridge Gardens Bridgehampton

One of my favorite books is The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. We made grass friends to look like the Lorax. (how cute are they?) We love this little guy because he , “speaks for the trees.”

See how to make these Lorax Grass Friends as well as other Lorax party ideas —> here

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#Upcycle your @Organic Valley egg cartons to make this fun #earth #day tree - a cute little idea to do with preschoolers.: Photo 1 of 30: Lorax / Spring "Celebrating earth Day with the Lorax" | Catch My Party:

Arbor Day Tree Snack and Story Time  Trace their forearm & hand.  Paint it.  Fingerprints for leaves.  PERFECT.  They are going to love this!:

Want to see animals too?

We have a great list for you to view: click here

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HAPPY ARBOR DAY from Momee Friends!

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