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Day 3 – The Lorax

Overview

Today, we’re going to…

  • read aloud, or watch a video about, The Lorax
  • discuss the story
  • create a missing saving trees poster
  • take a nature walk

Talking Points for Parents / Caregivers

Before reading/watching the video consider asking the following…

  • What do you think the story is about?
  • Do you think the Lorax is a hero or a villain?
  • Do you think trees are important? Why?

Step 1: Reading / Video

If you have the book “The Lorax” read it aloud to your child.

For those of you who do not have the book, watch the following video.

Step 2: Save the Trees Poster

Next, onto creating a poster stressing the importance of saving the trees! Print off the document located at the links below.

Work with your child to complete the activity. Remember for a top-quality poster the message should be clear and easy to read.

CLICK TO VIEW THE SAVE THE TREES POSTER

Step 3: Outdoor Activity – Nature Walk

Time for some outdoor fun!

You’ve done such a great job today – next you get to go outside. Remember to maintain your “social distance” from others!

Walk around the neighbourhood. See if you can find everything on this nature walk hunt.
Here are some discussion starters to make connections with the Lorax.

  • How are the trees in your neighbourhood different from Truffula Trees?
  • Can you spot an animal?
  • What can you do to help Nature? (e.g., pick up litter off the ground)

Print the following document and follow the instructions.
CLICK TO VIEW THE LORAX NATURE WALK WORKSHEET