Pooktre Tree Shapers

I stumbled across these “tree shapers” this morning while searching for new tree-related lesson plan ideas. Artists Peter (Pook) Cook and Becky Northey use trees as their medium, as they create living sculptures that are both beautiful and functional.

Check out their website for more information about the artists and their work.

I’m in the process of brainstorming lesson ideas that could be associated with “tree shaping,” so if you have any ideas, I’d love to hear about them!

 

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  1. I’m getting ready to study plants in 2nd grade soon, so it’s fun seeing these ideas. I’ve read about a project where you have students bring in potatoes that have stems growing out of their “eyes.” Then you have them trim the new growth and shape the plant like Japanese bonsai trees.

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