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與樹木對話-山上看樹,樹下看書 A Conversation with Trees - A Tree Tour and Story-Telling Activity with Gavin Coates
posted by HKU Sustainability Office for HKU and Public
Event Type: Other Event/Function
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Event Details

你或你的子女有試過上戶外的生物課、英文課和美術課嗎?今年的地球日,我們誠意邀請你來龍虎山參與悠閒但富教育性的戶外課堂!所有活動將以樹為主題。早上首先會上生物課,我們會帶大家走上龍虎山郊野公園,認識沿途的樹木和它們的故事。午飯後是英文課,我們邀請到著名兒童繪本作家Gavin Coates擔任英文課老師,以說故事的形式與大家講故事。緊接著的是美術課,Gavin 會教大家用簡單材料製作一頂樹木帽子,小朋友可盡情發揮創意和藝術天份!完成整日活動,我們更會送出全人手製作的種子書籤作紀念品,讓你寫下感想,日後更能栽種出一棵植物,延續活動的主題。有興趣的朋友,趕快報名吧!

地址:香港半山旭龢道50號 【近大學道入口】
查詢:2975 9031 /

Have you had the chance to experience outdoor Biology, English and Art classes together with your children? For this year’s Earth Day, we sincerely invite you to Lung Fu Shan for a playful day of outdoor experiential learning activities, centered thematically on the stories of trees! First, Biology class in the morning - a relaxed, guided walk through Lung Fu Shan Country Park. We’ll introduce different trees, and explore their stories together. After lunch, time for English class! We’ve invited renowned storybook writer Gavin Coates to be our English teacher for a participatory story-telling session about trees. Right after story time, we’ll flow into Art class, where we’ll create tree hats together with Gavin using simple materials! Bring out the artistic and creative talents of your children, and together we’ll all join to become forests of the future! To complete the day, we’ll give out handmade seed bookmarks for everyone to write reflections in. When the bookmark has reached the end of its useful life, it can be replanted, continuing and beginning the lifecycle of a tree again. If you’re interested, apply now!

Date: April 22, 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 10:30-15:30
Venue: Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centre
Address: No.50, Kotewall Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong (near University Drive entrance)
Target: Public. Priority will be given to families with children aged 5-10.
Enquire: 2975 9031 /

Date/Time22/04/2017 10:30-15:30
LanguageCantonese and English

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 28/03/2017 17:30(HKT) to 22/04/2017 00:15(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis. The registration quota for this event is 44.

* Registration is now closed.

More registration instructions
(1)價錢包括一念素食自助午餐及種子書籤。每位小朋友額外獲贈Gavin Coates親筆簽名繪本一本。
(4)樹木導賞將以廣東話進行,而讀書會及樹木帽子製作​將以英語進行 (如需要,可提供翻譯服務)​。

(1) Price includes a vegetarian buffet lunch by Bijas and a seed bookmark. Each child will receive a storybook personally signed by Gavin Coates as a souvenir.
(2) Story-telling activity and buffet lunch will be held in the garden of Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centre. Please bring your own lunch boxes and utensils, and we would also recommend bringing along a picnic mat. Picnic mats and utensils will not be provided by our Centre.
(3) Stay green, please reduce waste. Please bring reusable picnic mat and utensils.
(4) The tree tour will be conducted in Cantonese while the story-telling session and tree hat making will be conducted in English (translation services will be provided if necessary).
(5) Recommended participant age: Age 4 or above.
(6) In unfavourable weather, the activity will be conducted on the HKU campus instead.
(7) The activity will be cancelled if typhoon signal no. 3 or higher, or red or black rainstorm warning is hoisted/ issued 2 hours before the activity starts. In case of cancellation due to bad weather, refunds will be provided.
(8) No refund will be made to no-shows.


Fee TypeRegularEarly Bird
AdultHKD 300.00n/a
ChildHKD 150.00n/a

You should make payment within 3 calendar day(s) after reservation of place. You can make payment by credit card online.

Contact Information

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Helen Lo by email at