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Engaging Earth Day Activities for Kids


The purpose of Earth Day is to not only celebrate the planet we live on but also to examine our living habits to determine if we are living Earth-friendly lives. Much of our day-to-day life is harmful to the environment, and many kids are surprised at what changes they can make to live a more Earth-friendly lifestyle. Work these Earth Day activities for kids into your Earth Day studies this year and introduce kids to what the Earth looks like, how to care for the Earth, recycling, using resources wisely, and how to maximize our benefit on the Earth. Kids will be delighted to learn about the Earth with these fun projects!

*Pair with our Spring Centers and Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten!

Kids will love learning about how to care for the earth with these engaging Earth Day activities and crafts!

Earth Day Activities for Kids

Earth Day might just become a favorite holiday in your classroom or home when you introduce these super-fun, educational Earth Day activities to your kids!

Create a simple and fun Earth Day Paper Plate Craft.

Learn How to Make Paper from Recycled Egg Cartons. / Schooling a Monkey

Create a beautiful Earth Day Suncatcher.

Grab paint, marbles, and a box for some Earth Day Marble Art.

Have fun with our printable differentiated Earth Day Math Games.

Learn about recycling with this Sort the Recycling Game. / No Time for Flash Cards

Grab a hole punch and build fine motor skills with this fun Confetti Earth. / No Time for Flash Cards

Make a tabletop LEGO Recycling Center. / No Time for Flash Cards

Kids will love this Earth Day Oobleck. / Little Bins for Little Hands

Grab some felt and make this Layers of the Earth Puzzle. / Powerful Mothering

Print out these fun Earth Day Math Games. / Recipe for Teaching

These Earth Day Discovery Bottles provide hours of fun!  / Little Bins for Little Hands

This Layers of the Earth Play Dough is seriously awesome! / Playdough to Plato

Keep clean and have a blast with this No Mess Earth Painting. / Still Playing School

Get crafty and create a beautiful Light-Up Globe. / Twig and Toadstool

Build fine motor skills by creating a Woven Paper Plate Earth. / Pre-K Pages

Incorporate real dirt into this fun Earth Day Dirt Craft. / Kids Activities Blog

Learn about Composting with Worms. / Raising Lifelong Learners

Make these fun and unique Recycled Objects Art Prints. / Tinker Lab

Create a Recycled Art Tree. / I Heart Crafty Things

Kids will be delighted to learn about the earth with these fun projects!

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