Free Earth Day Activities for Elementary Students
If you are looking for Earth Day activities for elementary students you are in the right place.
These holiday activities for kids are perfect for the month of April, or any time you are studying the environment.
Earth Day is celebrated around the world on April 22nd and is the perfect time to talk to kids about the planet and how to look after it.
You can have loads of fun with the kids in April. Other April fun holidays include:
- April Fools Day
- St George’s Day (St Georges’s Day activities)
- Arbor Day
Carry on reading for our free Earth Day printables you can use with your elementary aged kids.
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Earth Day Books for Elementary Aged Kids
We love reading in our homeschool and have books all around our home. These are the best Earth Day books for kids in elementary grades that we have either read in the past or have had recommended:
Earth Ninja: A Children’s Book About Recycling, Reducing, and Reusing
What a Waste: Trash, Recycling, and Protecting our Planet
Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years
Free Earth Day Printables & Activities
Have fun with the kids on Earth Day with these free printables and fun crafts that will keep them busy for hours.
These are a great way to learn about the planet and the importance of recycling while having fun.
Get the kids outside with this free Earth Day scavenger hunt.
They will learn about recycling, unplugging electronics, turning off lights while searching for nature's pollinators, and much more.
You could either incorporate this tree scavenger hunt along with the Earth Day one above or do this one instead.
Getting out in nature is a great way to celebrate Earth Day.
This can also be used on Arbor Day.
Have fun playing our free printable Earth Day matching game.
Encourage the kids to write with these 10 fun Earth Day writing prompts.
Not only will it make them think about the planet, but it will also get them writing!
There are 15 words to find in this Earth Day word search puzzle.
The words can be found horizontally, vertically, diagonally, and backward.
Unscramble the Earth Day word words with these 2 fun puzzles. There is an easier version with the answers around the side, and a harder one with no clues for older kids and adults.
These color in Earth Day bookmarks are great for a bit of downtime, but also great for giving as gifts.
Why not treat the kids to a read aloud book all about Earth Day and then get them to color in a bookmark that they can give to their family?
Coloring is a great way to calm children, my son who has ADHD can be climbing the walls and then calm and relaxed within a minute of coloring.
These 12 free coloring pages are perfect for Earth Day.
Earth Day is a great day to learn more about the planet in general, and our fun free water cycle printables are a great example of this.
These are aimed at students in 2nd -4th grade.
Why not get creative this year and try one of these amazing Earth Day crafts both you and the kids will love?
There is a paper mache earth and a town made entirely out of recycled packages, and so much more.
Last Updated on 2 June 2023 by homeschoolof1