20 Earth Day Activities

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!!

And speaking of science fun, check out our 30 Science Experiments in our shop – complete with a no prep science journal to keep track of results!

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

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

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


Up for a little challenge for an Earth Day activity? 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 Tails


Want an Earth Day activity that isn’t a mess?  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


Play with some hands-on Earth Day discovery bottles. // Little Bins for Little HandsEarth-Day-Discovery-Bottles-Preschool-Science

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

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Make 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.

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


Watch 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.  And don’t forget to snag our 30 Science Experiments in our shop to keep the science fun going!

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