12 Earth Day Projects We Love

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Earth Day, April 22nd, is a great opportunity for teaching children about conserving resources and treating our planet with care. I have found some great activities to do with your children to get them thinking about our environment and how they can help make the world a better place.


  1. Create a play garden, what better way to learn about the Earth than to play in it.
  2. Collect some leaves and flowers and experiment with abstract sun prints.
  3. Build a  mud kitchen to get the kids outside to enjoy their planet.
  4. Explore how the sun moves in the sky by drawing shadows.
  5. sidewalk paintKids love drawing on large spaces, make some eco sidewalk paint to start their juices flowing.
  6. Recycling sorting is a great way for kids to begin their conservation journey.
  7. Get outside and walk around the neighborhood on an Earth Day Scavenger Hunt.
  8. Using some green energy to host a solar cookout.
  9. Make the world more beautiful by hanging Earth stained glass in your trees.
  10. Celebrate Earth day with some healthy snacks.
  11. Reuse some resources and plant some flowers with some Earth seed paper.
  12. Insects are vital to the Earth’s conservation. Learn how to draw an ant.