Steps to making a wish tree
- A tree branch with several ramifications. - Any type of strong paper to make cards. - Hole puncher - Crayons, markers, color pencils. - Rubber bands or paper clips. - Container to stick the branch in.
Activity (begining and end of project)
- Distribute cards to participants. Ask them to write one wish they want to experience from community gardening. - Ask volunteers to share wishes with group. - Hang each card on wish tree using a rubber band or paper clip. - Towards the end of the project, gather all participants; displays wish tree and ask them to retrive and read their original cards; evaluate whether their wish came true or not; and reflect on what did/didn't help to make it happen. - Share reflections within the whole group or in smaller groups.