20 Earth Day activities for kids ~ lots of simple crafts for kids
Happy Earth Day! As you know, we love using recycled materials on Housing A Forest. Not only is crafting from your recycle bin frugal, but it is a great opportunity to teach your kids about our environment. Check out this creative list of 20 Earth Day Activities for kids that are frugal and easy to make.
Earth Day activities for kids
- Painted Shells ~ Pistachio Shells Mosaic Earth
- Shaving Cream and Glue ~ Puffy Paint Earth
- Salt Paste (recipe) ~ Salt Map of The Earth
- Newspaper ~ Paper Mache Light-Up Globes
- Coffee Filter ~ Earth Day Craft with Writing Prompt
- Tissue Paper ~ Stained Glass Planet Earth
- Paper Plates ~ e is for earth day
- Eggshells ~ E is for Earth & Eggshells
- Objects from around the house ~ Recycled Art
- Plastic Bottle Caps ~ Earth Day
- Shaving Cream ~ Awesome Earth Day Art Project
- Magazines and Newspaper ~ E is for Earth
- Tissue Paper ~ Earth Day Crafts for Kids – Tissue Paper Earth
- Paper Plates ~ Give the earth a little spin
- Magazines ~ Earth Day Collage
- Paper Plates and Puffy Paint (recipe) ~ Earth Day Preschool Craft – We Love Our Planet
- Egg Cartons ~ Egg Carton Challenge: The Earth
- Balls and Sand ~ Earth Day Art Activity for Kids & the Home
- Coffee Filter ~ Earth Day Art Project
- Broken Crayons ~ Recycling Crayons using the power of the sun!
Which is your favorite? There are so many fun ideas, however I think we might try making a salt paste! I love the texture. Have you made any Earth Day crafts that you would like to share? Please feel free to leave your link in the comments. Happy Earth Day!