Are you ready to celebrate Earth Day with the kids?
There are plenty of ways to love the Earth and get kids involved in being a responsible citzen of the Earth. Why not make it fun with these easy Earth Day crafts for kids?
We have several ideas that are great for young children.
No fancy supplies needed either. Just grab some basic items like paper, glue, paper plates, and markers and you can pick from a bunch of fun project!
Earth Craft Ideas
Need a super fast and non-messy Earth day craft? Print out this free printable Earth Day hat and let the kids color and decorate any way they want!
Could the Earth get any cute?! We think not! Turn some paper and pipe cleaners into an Earth character with this easy Earth paper craft.
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!
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!
More Earth Day Activites For Kids
Books are a great way to get even further into a theme! On top of that, reading to kids helps them develop a stronger vocabulary and helps them learn to focus. It’s a win-win situation! Try out some of these cool books about space:
I Am Earth is a great book to introduce children to the planet. It has simple and easy-to-understand text and fun illustrations that will keep kids engaged!
Heal The Earth takes kids on a magical journey around the world to help solve the problems we’re facing on this planet. The message of love and compassion is great for every child.
My Friend Earth is a favorite of parents and children alike! It has an environmentally conscious message and amazing die-cut pages kids can’t get enough of.
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!
Sensory bins are great for exploratory play, and there are plenty of ready-made options available that are easy to use. Plus, they’re a great way to help kids learn about recycling and taking care of the planet. This Earth Day sensory bin is a fun hands-on activity kids can play with during quiet or independent playtime.
Teachers, librarians, and daycare leaders can use these Earth Day bingo sheets to play with all the kids. So get the kids together and see who can be the first to fill up their bingo card. It’s sure to be a fun way to celebrate Earth Day!