Free Earth Day Writing Prompts (10 Free Printables)

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Earth Day, on April 22nd, is a great day to talk about the environment and climate change with the kids. These 10 different Earth Day writing prompts are a great way for them to write a story all about planet Earth.

These Earth Day writing prompts are perfect for elementary and middle school-aged children.

Add these to your Earth Day activities for elementary students this April.

earth day writing prompts

There are 10 free printable writing prompts all with Earth Day-themed images on them.

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Earth Day journal prompts

These 10 Earth Day creative writing prompts are a perfect way to encourage the kids to write and help start the conversation about the planet.

You don’t need to print out the fun writing prompts if you don’t want to, but these are the 10 we have included:

earth day writing journal prompt
  • Why is it so important to recycle?
  • Dear Mr. President.
earth day writing prompt free printable
  • I am going to give up electronics for a month to save energy, discuss.
  • My master plan. How I can do better for the planet.
earth day writing free printable
  • I should use less water, for and against.
  • Plastic straws should be banned, discuss.
free earth day writing prompt printable
  • Why is eating organic food better for the planet?
  • If I had $100 how would I spend it on caring for the environment?
printable earth day writing prompts
  • My best friend is the best superhero, he is Recycle Man.
  • Mom, can I please grow my own vegetables?

Treat the kids (or yourself of course) to this super cute make every day Earth Day T-shirt.

Additional Earth Day fun

Other Earth Day activities include:

  1. The Earth Day word scramble is a fun and challenging activity that encourages kids to learn new vocabulary related to the environment and nature.
  2. Kids can express their creativity while learning about our planet with the Earth Day coloring pages, featuring scenes of nature and conservation efforts.”
  3. An Earth Day scavenger hunt is an exciting way for children to explore and appreciate the natural world around them, either at home or in a park.
  4. Our Earth Day bookmarks printable is a crafty and practical project, perfect for young readers to mark their place in their favorite Earth-themed stories.
  5. The Earth Day word search printable is an engaging activity that helps kids recognize and remember key terms related to environmental protection.
  6. Kids will absolutely love the variety of Earth Day crafts we have. Each designed to inspire creativity and a deeper appreciation for our planet.

Have even more fun writing with these Earth Day handwriting printables for 1st and 2nd graders.

Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download the free printable Earth Day writing activities

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Additional free writing prompts

Last Updated on 29 February 2024 by Clare

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