Earth Day Network’s first Earth Day was in 1970. It’s continuing mission — “to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle to build a healthy, sustainable environment, address climate change, and protect the Earth for future generations.” For us, it’s a chance to teach our children about good stewardship of our planet, while getting out and enjoying the long-awaited spring. I think the spring thing may be why the Twin Cities Metro does not skimp on Earth Day activities and events. We have a sampling of Earth Day family events to get out with your kids and celebrate our environment this month. Read More
Earth Day is almost here. April 22 for those of us who need a reminder. We’ve combed through the internet to find 22 of the easiest but meaningful activities to do with your kids.
I solemnly swear: None of them include milk cartons.
Activities include books to read, printables to color, projects that don’t take too much preparation, outdoor activities, and songs to sing.
If you’re searching for a way to get out with your family and give your parks or nature centers some TLC, we’ve got a list of Twin Cities Earth Day Events Here.