20 Earth Day Activities

Activities for ages 3 to 8.

Earth Day is the perfect time to learn how we can make our planet a healthier, cleaner place to live. These 20 Earth Day activities include our favorite earth-friendly crafts, science experiments and projects from across the web. Get ready for some serious fun!!

20 Super Fun Earth Day Activities

Teach kids about the layers of the earth with a batch of Earth playdough. {It’s surprisingly easy to make!}

Layers of the Earth playdough!!

Turn ordinary eggs into uber adorable egg head planters that teach kids about the plant life cycle.

Egg Head Planters

Make gorgeous window art from coffee filters. // I Can Teach My Child


Up for a little challenge? Piece together some Earth Day puzzles.

Free Earth Day Puzzles

Feeling crafty? Create some awesome handprint art. // Crafty Morning


Make a batch of homemade Earth Day crayons for friends. // Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tail


Try some mess free Earth Day painting. // Still Playing School


Bake some tasty Earth cake pops. // A Night Owl Blog


Make pretty “I Promise” Earth Day posters. // The Applicious Teacher

IMG_20130424_093855-001Play with some hands-on Earth Day discovery bottles. // Little Bins for Little Hands


Brainstorm ways you can reduce, reuse and recycle with this freebie from Educating Everyone 4 Life.

Screen Shot 2015-04-14 at 6.52.28 AMMake an E is for Earth Day craft. // Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas

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Peel back the layers of the earth {literally!} with a felt puzzle. // Powerful Mothering


Go on an easy outdoor scavenger hunt.

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Make a Rainbow in a Jar.

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Create some adorable tissue paper globes. // Mama Miss on Kiwi Crate


Watch the water cycle in a bag.

Super fun science for kids. Make the water cycle in a bag!

Whip up some squirrel snacks to hang outside.

Sneaky Squirrel's Snack Patterns {Playdough to Plato}Grab some watercolors and a crayon and create a pretty painting. // Kindercraze


That’s 20 kid-approved Earth Day activities in all.






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