Second Grade Earth Day Activities

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2nd grade
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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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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!
2nd grade
Science
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Make Recycled Paper
Make Recycled Paper
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Make Recycled Paper
This Earth Day, have fun making recycled paper using scraps of used paper in your home with this hands-on project.
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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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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Lead Change Like Greta
Lead Change Like Greta
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Lead Change Like Greta
Children will learn about teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg and then brainstorm ways they would like to lead change to help the Earth.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Scrap Art
Scrap Art
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Scrap Art
Get kids to celebrate Earth Day by designing their very own junk truck.
2nd grade
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How to Make Geodes
How to Make Geodes
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How to Make Geodes
Is your little scientist up for a rocky challenge? Let them make their own geode rocks using eggs and epsom salts!
2nd grade
Science
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Moss Terrarium
Moss Terrarium
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Moss Terrarium
Learn about nature by making your own mini moss garden.
2nd grade
Science
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Kitchen Compost Pail
Kitchen Compost Pail
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Kitchen Compost Pail
Re-purpose a tin can into a pretty compost bucket for your family's kitchen counter and learn about the science and fun of recycling and renewing objects.
2nd grade
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Earth Plate
Earth Plate
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Earth Plate
Your child will have fun creating an Earth Day Plate that he can eat off as often as he likes!
2nd grade
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CD Fish
CD Fish
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CD Fish
Celebrate Earth Day, or any day, by recycling an old CD and make a colorful, decorative fish!
2nd grade
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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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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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Second Grade Earth Day Activities

Second grade Earth Day activities create opportunities for kids to engage in the natural world and understand the importance of environmental protection. Kids recycling and gardening activities encourage youngsters to contribute to a healthy ecosystem, and science activities connect this annual holiday to relevant concepts. Try the scrap art activity to teach kids about creative recycling, reducing, and reusing.