Identify Trees from Catkins and Blossom
Many trees flower in spring. Some have masses of frothy blossom, others have furry catkins dangling from their branches. The blossom ID sheet from Woodland Trust features common tree flowers and when to spot them. Take it outdoors and see what you can find., Have you noticed different trees bloom at different times? Have you noticed some flowers are scented go on, give them a sniff! Why blossom is important for bees and butterflies? Did you know tree flowers turn into fruits and seeds once they've been pollinated?
Activity type: Outdoor Ideas
Age: 4-5, 6-8, 9-11, ALL,
Duration: 60 mins
ImageCredit: Rafal Rudol