22 Earth Day Activities and Crafts (and Round-Ups!)
I love celebrating Earth Day with my daughter, and try to incorporate different activities and crafts to make it fun and green. Here’s a round-up of some awesome Earth Day activities and crafts (as well as links to lots of other round-ups!).
1. Make an Earth Day Craft:
I rounded up some of my favourite Earth Day craft ideas here – lots of variety to choose from! And here is my repurposed birdfeeder craft – a hit with my daughter and birds in our yard!
2. The Lorax themed Earth Day:
The Lorax is a book that many parents recommend as a perfect book for teaching kids about green living. Here are some ideas for celebrating Earth Day around the book theme.
3. Sprouting Seed Activity:
This is a fabulous activity for teaching kids about how roots grow, and how plants start from seeds!
4. Make DIY Garden Markers:
There are so many cool and creative garden markers you can make by reusing and recycling materials.
5. Outdoor Scavenger Hunt:
I did this last year with my daughter and it was so much fun! We collected or took pictures of things that we found on our nature walk.
6. Make a Fairy Garden:
I have seen so many beautiful fairy gardens and am dying to make one with my daughter! So many awesome ideas out there!
7. Make a Bird Nesting Ball:
Help birds make their nests by hanging nesting balls around the yard with materials they can use.
8. Nature Play Ideas:
Red Ted Art has some amazing ideas for teaching concepts along with an appreciation for nature.
Other Round-Ups of Earth Day Activities:
9. 100+ Earth Day Activities: Kid’s Co-Op
10. 20 Earth Day Activities for Kids
11. Earth Day Projects: Recycled Crafts for Kids of All Ages
12. 20 Earth Day Crafts & Activities for Kids
13. Celebrate Earth Day with 45 Earth Day Activities for Children and Earth Day Crafts for Kids
14. 50 Earth Day Activities for Kids
15. 20 Earth Day Crafts and Activities for Kids
16. Earth Day activities: 18 Ways to Celebrate Mother Nature
17. Activities from EcoKids website
18. Earth Day Canada website
19. Earth Day Network website
20. Green School’s Initiative website
21. Green Education Foundation website
22. Planet Pals website
How do you celebrate Earth Day?
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