Celebrate our planet with these easy and fun earth day crafts and activities for kids.
These craft projects make great spring crafts for kids during April! From art projects to pipe cleaner ideas, there are plenty of easy craft ideas and fun activities for kids of all ages to choose from. Whether you are looking for earth day activities for toddlers, preschoolers, or older kids, there are many different DIY ideas for both the classroom and home.
From easy paper plate crafts to more advanced projects like making bird feeders or creating upcycled art from recycled materials like old crayons, old magazines, bottle caps, and cardboard, there are a wide range of different earth day projects for children of all age groups and skill levels that will inspire them to think about the environment in a fresh way and encourage them to make a positive impact on the planet.
What is Earth Day?
It is an annual celebration on April 22nd to raise awareness and appreciation for nature, the environment, and the planet! The purpose of this holiday is to encourage people to take action to take care of our planet and promote sustainability.
One great way to teach children about the significance of Earth Day is through craft projects. Earth crafts are a fun way to educate children about the environment, conservation, recycling, and sustainability. They not only promote creativity and imagination, but they also help to instill a sense of responsibility in regard to our planet. Plus, these fun craft ideas will improve their fine motor skills!
Earth Crafts for Kids
Paper Plate Earth Character from The Resourceful Mama
Earth in Hand Painting from A Little Pinch of Perfect
Tissue Paper Planet from Sunshine Whispers
Earth Day Slime from A Sparkle of Genius
Paper Mache Planet from The Purposeful Nest
Handprint Earth Craft from The Simple Everday Mom
Crayons Playdough from The Gunny Sack
Seed Paper from How We Play and Learn
Coffee Filter Planet from About a Mom
Balloon Stamping from I Heart Arts N Crafts
Windsocks for Kids from I Heart Crafty Things
Paper Plate Earth from Non Toy Gifts
Daisy Craft with Free Printable from Printables 4 Mom
Spinning Paper Planet from The Craft Train
Lava Lamp Science Activity from Little Bins with Little Hands
Earth Day Collage from I Heart Crafty Things
Black Glue Craft with Free Template from Messy Little Monster
Easy DIY Planet Treat Cups from Simple As That
Planet Paper Plate Painting from The Simple Parent
No Mess Painting from Still Playing School
Stained Glass Suncatchers from Crafts on Sea
Recycled Newspaper Planet Garland from The Kitchen Counter Chronicles
Upcycled Plastic Suncatchers from Books and Giggles
Handprint Craft from ABC’s of Literacy
Salt Dough Necklace Keepsake from Natural Beach Living
Plants, Animals, and Nature Earth Day Crafts for Kids
Recycled Tin Can Planters from Tried and True
Cupcake Liner Flowers from One Little Project
Paper Plate Flowers from The Resourceful Mama
Butterfly Thumbprint Flower Pots from Upstate Ramblings
Craft Stick Flower Pots from Typically Simple
Popsicle Stick Bird Feeder from Made with Happy
Egg Carton Bee from Buggy and Buddy
Raindrop Sun Catchers from Pre K Pages
Recycled CD Ladybug from I Heart Arts N Crafts
Birdhouse Kids Craft from Craft Create Love