Preschoolers write adorable letter on why we need to save the trees
Letter addressed "Dear Whole Wide World," answers the question of why people should protect the world's forests.
Mon, Jul 01 2013 at 10:40 AM
Let's start the week out right with some hope and optimism mixed together with an enormous dash of cuteness.
students at Washington, D.C.'s Mundo Verde school were asked why we need to save the trees. And their response, transcribed by after-school instructor Tara McNerney at Mundo Verde is one for the books.
The students had recently read Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree
and had already been brainstorming all of the different ways that we depend upon trees. When McNerney asked her class, “What can we do to protect the trees?”, the students shouted out a bunch of suggestions, and then came up with the idea to write a letter that might convince their fellow humans on Earth not to destroy the planet’s trees.
Here is that amazing letter:
McNerney plans to send the letter to President Obama along with nature-themed art and to the local library for display.
The opinions expressed by MNN Bloggers and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not reflect the opinions of MNN.com. While we have reviewed their content to make sure it complies with our Terms and Conditions, MNN is not responsible for the accuracy of any of their information.