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 Events Here.
Books to Read on Earth Day
Free Earth-Friendly Printables
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, recycling themed and more.
Time 4 Kindergarten: A fun kindergarten math facts page.
Earth Day Cause & 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 activities included in it.
Easy Earth Day Indoor Projects
- egg carton
- heavy paper such as cardstock
- glue stick
- construction paper
- wax paper
- tissue paper
- glue stick
Check the grocery list for this one. This has some ingredients you may not have at home.
Outdoor Earth Day Ideas
- Plant a Garden
- Go on a Nature Walk
- Keep a Nature Journal
- Collect trash in your local park
More Earth Day Ideas
Print this mini song book from Preschool Education we created for you to sing with your kids!
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