60+ Earth Day Activities for Kids

 

earth day activities projects for kids

 

 

Earth Day is almost here! 

 

Are you looking for Earth Day Activities you can try at home? 

 

Maybe you are looking for mostly free Earth day activities with items you probably have at home at this very moment! 

 

You can set up something as simple as using recycled cardboard cutouts and recycled boxes (which we honestly do every month of the year because recycled play is just plain awesome and a bonus is it’s great for our Earth!) 

 

I’ve compiled a list of some of the very best activities for kids that are themed for Earth Day. 

 

The categories are as follows:

 

  • Earth Day Activities for Kids

  • Earth Day Crafts for Kids

 

Note: Looking for more activities? Check out over 300 activities for kids here

 

 

 

How do we celebrate Earth Day?

 

There are many fun and engaging ways we can celebrate Earth Day!

 

Some ideas are: 

 

  • Recycled Play Activities

  • Repurposing a recycled bottle into a calming bottle

  • Plant a seed

  • Go outside and enjoy nature

  • Water plants

  • Bird Seed Tree ornament activity for the birds

  • Learn what items should be recycled and which aren’t. 

 

 

 

How can you celebrate Earth Day in your school? 

 

I will be listing many Earth Day projects for students you can try below. 

These bloggers did an amazing job with their Earth Day Crafts and Activities and 

I can’t wait for you to check them out! 

 

 

 

What are some Earth Day activities?

 

So, without further ado, let’s get into the Earth Day activities and crafts, shall we? 

 

earth day projects for students

 

 

Earth Day Activities for Kids 

 

Earth Day Sensory Bin – Active Littles

 

Recycled STEM Activity – Busy Toddler

 

Planet Earth Chalk Play – Happy Toddler Playtime

 

Ocean themed Sensory Play – Teach Investigate Play

 

Unicorn Planters for Earth Day – Hello Wonderful 

 

Planet Earth Fine Motor Activity – Play Teach Repeat 

 

Ocean Pollution Activity – Natural Beach Living

 

Earth Day Oobleck – Little Bins for Little Hands

 

Earth Day Sensory Rice – Fun A Day

 

Layers of the Earth Project – Active Littles

 

Earth Day Sensory Bottle – Little Bins for Little Hands

 

Recycled Car City – Fun at Home with Kids

 

Story Stones on Earth Day – Little Pine Learners 

 

Earth Day Water Bead Play – B Inspired Mama

 

Recycling Game for Kids – Sugar Spice and Glitter

 

Recycled Markers into watercolors – Days with Grey

 

Earth Day Nature Walk Ideas – How Wee Learn

 

Recycled Sensory Bin – Busy Toddler

 

Earth Day Slime – Preschool Inspirations

 

Measure the Worms Activity – Happy Tot Shelf

 

Acts of Kindness for the Earth – Coffee Cups and Crayons

 

Outdoor Activities for Earth Day – How Wee Learn

 

Plant a Tree on Earth Day – Rhythms of Play 

 

Earth Day Inspired Books – Montessori from the Heart

 

Earth Day Song for Preschool – Fantastic Fun and Learning

 

Recycling Activity for Earth Day – Hands on as we Grow

 

Earth Play STEM activity – Hands on as We Grow 

 

Melting Ice Experiment – The Chaos and the Clutter

 

Make a Play Garden – Imagination Tree

 

Bleeding Tissue Paper Art – Mum in the Mad House

 

Recycle and Paint – No Time for Flashcards

 

Tree building with Nature – Kids Activities Blog

 

Layers of the Earth – Playdough to Plato

 

Earth Day Sensory Bag – Active Littles

 

earth day activities for kids

 

 

 

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

earth day arts and crafts for kids

 

 

Coffee Filter Earth Craft – J Daniel 4 Mom

 

Stained Glass Earth Suncatchers – Crafts on Sea

 

Nature Sun Catchers using Recycled Items – Little Pine Learners 

 

Balloon Stamping – I Heart Crafty Things

 

Broken Earth Crayon DIY – Today’s Creative Life

 

Recycled Toy Storage Bin – Hello Wonderful

 

Layers of the Earth Felt Puzzle – Powerful Mothering

 

Yarn Earth Day Craft – Made with Happy

 

Earth Day Salt Dough Necklaces – Natural Beach Living

 

Earth Day Craft – I Heart Crafty Things 

 

Marbleized Earth Craft – Happy Hooligans

 

Hungry Caterpillar Toilet Paper Craft – Kids Activities Blog

 

Tissue Paper Earth Craft – Happy Hooligans

 

Earth Day Paper Plate Craft – Natural Beach Living

 

Earth Day Craft – Buggy and Buddy

 

Recycled Egg Carton Flowers – The Best Ideas for Kids

 

Earth Day Nature Craft – Montessori from the Heart

 

Layers of the Earth Bowls – Red Ted Art 

 

Baked cotton balls Earth Day Craft – Housing a Forest

 

Earth Day Handprint Trees Craft – Kids Activities Blog

 

Recycled Egg Carton Flowers – Imagination Tree

 

Earth Caterpillar crafts – Toddler Approved

 

Painting and Egg Carton – Learn Play Imagine

 

Love my Planet Craft for Earth Day – The Resourceful Mama

 

Recycled Paper Seed Cards – Fireflies and Mud Pies

 

Painting with Recycled Items – Pre-K Pages

 

No Mess Earth Painting – Still Playing School

 

Earth day crafts for kids

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