Use this Forest Characteristics page to accompany a Types of Forest project. Have students select a forest to create using paints, markers, etc. to represent the selected forest. Use found objects like orange leaves for a deciduous forest, green leaves and yarn for a rain forest and a pine needles and pine cones for a coniferous forest. Have students use the Forest characteristics page to describe characteristics of the forest they selected. Use this as an assessment, project grade and a bulletin board display.