26 Earth Day Activities and Games to Play

Looking for some super fun Earth day activities for kids?  Then you’ll love these Earth Day games and activities for kids of all ages including kindergarten and preschoolers.

These fun Earth Day activities include things to do outside and inside with lots of playful activities for keepsakes, planting, and enjoying the national holiday together.

Related:  27 Free Earth Day Printables

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When Is Earth Day?

Earth Day is a National Holiday and celebrated every year on April 22 and a fun day to bring awareness on how to recycle and treat our Earth.

What Is Earth Day?

Earth Day is celebrated to mark the anniversary of what some consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.  It is a day that is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment.

Activities for Earth Day

Earth Day Activity

1.  Earth Day {Party Ideas} ~ Using earth’s elements you can create a beautiful Earth Day party, which happens to be April 22nd!  Earth Day is a day to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment.  Some great tables cape elements include grass, potted plants, river rocks, moss, a globe of the Earth, garden tools, and flowers.  Commemorate the day by planting flowers.

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2.  Terrarium tutorial ~ Here is a great tutorial on how to make  woodland-themed moss terrariums with pictured instructions.

Earth Day Craft

3.  Time to Recycle {Earth Day Crafts for Kids} ~ Here are three great Earth Day crafts for kids to teach them about the importance of recycling. We all need to do our part in keep our earth green and theses hands-on crafts will aid parents, making teaching about saving our earth a snap.

Earth Day Craft

4.  Earth Day Felt Counting Book ~ Make a felt counting book for your children in honor of Earth Day.  Each page relates to an element of earth as well as the number to count.  A great boredom buster and learning tool!

Earth Day Art

Earth Day Art

5.  Earth Day Shirt ~ Make an Earth Day Shirt using fabric paint and your children’s hand prints.

I Love My Planet Earth Day Printable Activity for Kids

6.  I love My Planet Hand print Keepsake ~

Earth Day Art

7.  Tissue Paper Earth Day {free template} ~ Cutting and pasting is such a fun project for little ones.  You can let them get messy for a good cause with this project.  {wink}  Print the free earth template in color or black and white.

Earth Day Craft

8.  Plantable Paper for Earth Day ~ Made from recycled materials, this homemade paper has added seeds so that it can be planted.

Crafts To Be More Green

Earth Day Crafts

9.  Earth Day Bird Feeder ~ In honor of Earth Day, make this simple DIY Bird Feeder using repurposed and recyclable materials.

10.  Earth Day Nails ~ Grab your green and blue nail polish to decorate your fingernails in honor of Earth Day.  If you can make squiggles you can design these earth nails.

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