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.
Books to Read on Earth Day:
Eric Carle Coloring Sheets: These are absolutely my favorite printables to use. I love Eric Carle. He was way ahead of his time for caring for the earth
Coloring Pages from Coloring.ws: Lots of different coloring pages to choose from. Animals, globes, Recycle Symbol, and more.
Time 4 Kindergarten: This is a kindergarten math facts page. I think it’s fun.
Earth Day Cause and Effect Booklet by First Grade Parade: She has a lot of ideas for kids in the primary grades, but the printable is a simple booklet. It’s got coloring and writing included in it.
Easy Indoor Projects:
This one you need to make sure you have an egg carton and paint and heavier paper.
You need buttons, glue, newspaper and construction paper.
OH, and scissors.
You will need some wax paper, tissue paper, scissors, and glue stick.
Check the grocery list for this one. This has some ingredients you may not have at home.
- Plant a Garden
- Go on a Nature Walk
- Keep a Nature Journal
- Collect trash in your local park
Songs to Sing :
Print this mini song book we created for you to sing with your kids!