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7 Easy Earth Day Crafts For Kids (Free Templates)

Are you ready to celebrate Earth Day with the kids?

There are plenty of ways to love our beautiful planet and get kids involved in being responsible citizens of the Earth. Why not make it fun with these easy Earth Day crafts for kids?

We have several ideas that are great for kids of all ages.

No fancy craft supplies needed either. Just grab some basic items like paper, glue, paper plates, and pick your favorite Earth crafts below! 

We love simple projects for kids here at Simple Everyday Mom, and these fun Earth Day crafts are no exception!

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Simple Earth Day Craft Ideas

This is one of our favorite Earth Day crafts! Make a homemade Earth Day card to give to someone special. It’s an easy craft that’ll help younger and older kids work on fine motor skills and cutting practice.

Need a super fast and non-messy craft to say ‘Happy Earth Day’? Use this free printable Earth Day hat and let the kids color and decorate any way they want! They’ll have such a great time coloring in and wearing these cute hats.

Could the Earth get any cuter?! We think not! Turn some construction paper and pipe cleaners into an Earth character with this easy Earth paper craft. It’s such a fun idea and is the perfect way to get your kids thinking about the importance of taking care of our planet.

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Every child loves paper plate crafts so we’ve created our own heart-shaped Earth Day paper plate craft. Your kiddos will have lots of fun making this cute Earth Day art project! Try adding in a lesson on recycling and mother nature while they create.

This handprint Earth craft really puts kids into the mood of partying with our planet. Teach them about ways we can make the Earth happy by recycling, planting a garden, and more! You could also use paper scraps, tissue paper, old magazines, or other recycled materials to decorate this easy project.

Our Earth Day name craft is a fun and unique way for the kids to practice their name and to display it along with their love of earth! And the best part? It’s a super simple craft, and your kids will have so much fun making it!

Looking for some creative Earth Day crafts? This Earth Day printable headband is one of the easiest activities little children can do for Mother Earth Day! Print the template out on recycled paper and let your kids color them in!

More Earth Day Printable Activities

Celebrate on April 22nd with these Earth Day connect the dots! They’re a fun way to develop your kid’s number skills and teach them about taking care of our planet at the same time. Print them out, connect the dots, and color in the pictures for a fun and educational activity.

What better way to celebrate planet Earth with your kiddos than with these Earth Day activity pages?! As your kiddos complete each page, they’ll work on their hand-eye coordination, counting skills, and visual discrimination. They’re an easy way for younger kids to participate in Earth Day while gaining important skills!

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This Earth Day preschool handwriting practice page is ideal for little hands. It’s a fun activity for kids who are just learning how to hold a pencil! Plus, the activity has different difficulty levels, making it perfect for the littlest of kids – no matter their skill level.

One of the best ways to celebrate Earth Day is to get outside and do something to help the environment. Planting trees and flowers is a great way to improve the local ecosystem, and it’s also a lot of fun for kids. Take the kids out to sew some beautiful greenery with these wildflower seed bombs. Kids will want to do it over and over again!

Fun Ideas For Kids

Activities For Kids

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Thursday 18th of April 2024

Thank You


Thursday 18th of April 2024

No problem!


Tuesday 16th of April 2024

Love these! Thank you


Tuesday 16th of April 2024

You're welcome! And thank you!


Wednesday 10th of April 2024

Love the Earth Day Crafts and activities. I will use them for my preschool classroom visit at the library, and preschool storytime for 6 and under. You're very talented.


Wednesday 10th of April 2024

Thanks so much! I'm happy to hear that you can use some of the ideas!


Friday 14th of April 2023

I'll use your Earth Day content to beef-up my Special Needs lesson. Your work will bring a lot of smiles to these kiddos!


Friday 14th of April 2023

Oh, I'm so glad to hear that! Thanks!

Mayra Lugo

Thursday 21st of April 2022

ThAnks very nive!


Friday 22nd of April 2022

Of course!

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