Earth Day Activities

Earth Day activities encourage kids to become eco-conscious citizens. Our selection of Earth Day activities are perfect for the blossoming environmentalist in your household. There are several great crafts that are made out of recycled materials, as well as activities designed to help your child appreciate the earth and its resources. These Earth Day activities and crafts help kids learn to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

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Reuse and recycle your CDs by having your kid turn them into colorful, eye-popping suncatchers.
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Create a mini plant habitat with your kid to help teach him what it takes to make an ecosystem work.
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Does your child always demand to know why the sky is blue, how the sun moves across the sky, or where wind comes from?
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Make edible amber fossils with your second grader to explore the fascinating world of science!
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In this simple and social activity, children use size comparison skills to find objects in nature that are bigger, smaller, longer, and shorter.
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In this activity, your kid has your permission to get his socks nice and filthy. In fact, it's a necessity, because those socks are going to make a garden.
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This slightly messy, but tons-of-fun tactile activity will cement the idea of the land and water as pictured on maps in your young learner's mind.
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Celebrate Earth Day, or any day, by recycling an old CD and make a colorful, decorative fish!
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Your child can use leaves and grass to create his own outdoor art in celebration of Earth Day...all he needs are is the great outdoors and some creativity!
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Is your little scientist up for a rocky challenge? Let them make their own geode rocks using eggs and epsom salts!
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This Earth Day, create an adorable litter bug while learning about the importance of recycling.
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Introduce your child to the importance of preserving the world's biodiversity by turning a lesson on endangered species into a fun game for the whole family.
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Kids can put old magazines and unwanted clothing to good use by creating an Earth Day-themed multimedia collage in this eco-friendly arts and crafts activity.
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Looking for a fun way to display photos? Give recycled objects a second life by turning them into a creative photo holder.
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Instead of painting a picture of a whale, let your preschooler make her own whale toy using a paper bag and some recycled art supplies.
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It's a rare kid who doesn't like a sandbox. Next time you're out digging, build in some earth science, too.
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Help your child make a recycling poster for your household and teach her how to take care of the environment!
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Make your own recycling game that helps teach your child what can and should be recycled.
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What better way to raise awareness about the environment than with an eco-friendly Earth-themed party? Get your party started with this step-by-step guide.
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Learn about nature by making your own mini moss garden.

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