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Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
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Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Teach children how to upcycle dried-out markers with this homemade paint-making activity!
Preschool
Science
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Explore Soil Erosion
Explore Soil Erosion
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Explore Soil Erosion
Learners hypothesize about and experiment with soil erosion in this hands-on activity.
3rd grade
Science
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
2nd grade
Science
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Understanding Clean Water: Make a Filtration System
Understanding Clean Water: Make a Filtration System
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Understanding Clean Water: Make a Filtration System
In this activity, learners will discover how to make a basic water filtration system using common materials found around the house or outside.
3rd grade
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Take Action Like Greta
Take Action Like Greta
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Take Action Like Greta
This activity is a great way to engage learners in Earth Day celebrations while cultivating skills around nonfiction comprehension and research writing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Recycled Paper
Make Recycled Paper
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Make Recycled Paper
Have fun making recycled paper using scraps of used paper in your home with this hands-on project.
1st grade
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Caring for Plants
Caring for Plants
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Caring for Plants
Encourage your child to take ownership of a plant by creating a care plan and following it over the course of a couple of weeks.
2nd grade
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Perform to Help the Earth
Perform to Help the Earth
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Perform to Help the Earth
In this inspiring activity, children create and perform their very own Reader’s Theater about helping the planet!
2nd grade
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Call to Action Family Plan
Call to Action Family Plan
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Call to Action Family Plan
What better way to care for the earth than to create a Call to Action plan for the entire family?
2nd grade
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Learn Where Wind Comes From
Learn Where Wind Comes From
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Learn Where Wind Comes From
Does your child always demand to know why the sky is blue, how the sun moves across the sky, or where wind comes from?
2nd grade
Science
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Grow a Sock Garden
Grow a Sock Garden
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Grow a Sock Garden
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.
Kindergarten
Science
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Learn the Layers: Become a Dirt Expert
Learn the Layers: Become a Dirt Expert
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Learn the Layers: Become a Dirt Expert
It's a rare kid who doesn't like a sandbox. Next time you're out digging, build in some earth science, too.
Kindergarten
Science
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Create Pressed Leaf Cards
Create Pressed Leaf Cards
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Create Pressed Leaf Cards
Here's a pressed leaf card project that puts science and writing together for your second grader.
2nd grade
Science
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Build a Terrarium
Build a Terrarium
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Build a Terrarium
Create a mini plant habitat with your kid to help teach him what it takes to make an ecosystem work.
2nd grade
Science
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How to Start Recycling
How to Start Recycling
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How to Start Recycling
Help your child make a recycling poster for your household and teach them how to take care of the environment!
2nd grade
Social studies
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Make Edible Amber Fossils
Make Edible Amber Fossils
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Make Edible Amber Fossils
Make edible amber fossils with your second grader to explore the fascinating world of science!
2nd grade
Science
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Suncatcher Craft
Suncatcher Craft
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Suncatcher Craft
Reuse and recycle your CDs by having your kid turn them into colorful, eye-popping suncatchers.
Preschool
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DIY Photo Holder
DIY Photo Holder
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DIY Photo Holder
Looking for a fun way to display photos? Give recycled objects a second life by turning them into a creative photo holder.
Kindergarten
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Eco-Friendly Multimedia Collage
Eco-Friendly Multimedia Collage
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Eco-Friendly Multimedia Collage
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.
Kindergarten
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Endangered Animals Game
Endangered Animals Game
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Endangered Animals Game
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.
2nd grade
Science
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Recycled Calendar
Recycled Calendar
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Recycled Calendar
Help your child keep track of his pledges to be more environmentally friendly with a calendar made entirely out of recycled and reused materials!
1st grade
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How to Celebrate Earth Day
How to Celebrate Earth Day
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How to Celebrate Earth Day
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.
2nd grade
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Recycling Tree
Recycling Tree
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Recycling Tree
Celebrate Earth Day with a decorative tree made out of strictly reused and recycled materials.
Kindergarten
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How to Make a Whale
How to Make a Whale
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How to Make a Whale
Instead of painting a picture of a whale, let your preschooler make their own whale toy using a paper bag and some recycled art supplies.
Kindergarten
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Wire Sculpture
Wire Sculpture
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Wire Sculpture
Your child can twist and turn their way to creating a freestanding wire form! When they're done they can position and display their small statue wherever they want.
4th grade
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Earth Day Activities

These Earth Day activities will inspire your kids to appreciate and take care of the planet we live on, from creating paper projects to growing real-life plants and habitats.