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Reflect on Your Tree Rings

Updated: Dec 12, 2019

Hello Gardeners!

With the new year upon us, there is no better time to reflect on the last 12 months - reflect on the triumphs, the disappointments, the struggles, and the friendships. As you may know, tree rings tell us a lot about the life of a tree - how old it is, the conditions it's lived through, and the health of the tree. Today, we have a great craft that allows us to draw the tree rings of our lifetime! Scroll down to learn more!

We have highlighted a few activities to help you reflect on the past year, while starting off the new one with positivity and an open mind!

Draw a Reflective Self-Portrait. Ask your students to draw a current self-portrait. Maybe provide them with mirrors so that they can really look at themselves - look at how they've physically changed over the past year and reflect on the non-physical changes.

Write a 2-part journal entry. The first entry reflecting on the past year and the second entry setting intentions for the next. Write about the things you tried, the goals you accomplished, or maybe the ones yo