Kids & Teachers

We created a separate website just for kids and teachers, called Please view the site for free, informative and fun interactive lessons!

Fun Facts


Fun Fact #1

There are more trees in the U.S. than there were 75 years ago.
Source: Paper U


Fun Fact #2

Paper was first manufactured in the U.S. in 1690 at the Rittenhouse Mill near Philadelphia. Rags were the main source of paper-making fiber for centuries.
Source: Paper U


Fun Fact #3

People use forests for hiking, camping, photography and bird-watching. Trees planted in our communities help make our streets, schools and yards more beautiful.
Source: Paper U


Fun Fact #4

Altogether, U.S. forests remove about 9% of the country's total carbon dioxide emissions from the air during photosynthesis.
Source: Paper U

Free Activities

Activity 1

True or False: Did it come from a tree?

Activity 2

Can you make your own birch bark?

Activity 3

What's inside a tree?

Activity 4

Do you know your leaves?

Activity 5

How tall are our trees?

Activity 6

What's up with Minnesota trees?

Activity 7

What kind of wood is it?

Activity 8

Trees, the bountiful resource.