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Earth Day Crafts and Activities for Kids


Celebrate Earth Month all April long with these fun Earth Day-themed crafts and activities for kids. I’ve rounded up some of our favorites here on the Green Kid Crafts blog and a few from other great websites. Pick just one or do all nine to celebrate this year’s Earth Day, April 22!

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Whether it’s recycling, upcycling, or getting kids out in nature, crafting is an easy way to get kids involved and learn about the earth. Here are five earth-themed art and craft projects kids can make this spring.

Leaf Art for Kids from Green Kid Crafts

Earth Day Upcycled Plastic Suncatchers from Books and Giggles

Earth Day Handprint Craft for Kids from Green Kid Crafts

Upcycled Egg Carton Ombre Decoration from Green Kid Crafts

Printable Earth Day Activity Guide and Labels from Green Kid Crafts

Earth Day Activities for Kids

Get kids involved in reading and learning about the environment, how to take care of the earth, and what it means to reduce, reuse, and recycle with these earth-day activities for kids.

Teach Kids to Go Green this Earth Day from Green Kid Crafts

Earth Day Activity for Kids using a Globe from Preschool Toolkit

Tips and Tools for Teaching Kids About Earth Day from Green Kid Crafts

Inspiring Earth Day Reading List for Children from Crafty Mama in ME!

Earth Day Printable I Spy Activity from The Moments at Home

Interesting Insects Discovery Box

Let kids’ imaginations run wild with these fun and educational bug-themed STEAM projects! We have created an Insect Discovery Box that will inspire your pint-sized entomologist with tons of creative activities.  This Discovery Box includes supplies and instructions for the following amazing projects: Chromatography Butterflies Kit, Hanging Beehive Kit, DIY Bug Magnifying Jar Kit, Buggy Tic-Tac-Toe Game, Waxed Yarn Insect Sculpture Kit and more! Through these projects, kiddos will discover more about the fascinating world of insects.

You may also enjoy our around the world crafts and soaring into flight boxes.

Every month a different box! For kids ages 3-10+

With 4-6 activities each, our Boxes pack a punch!

What’s different about Green Kid Crafts?

4-6 bite-sized learning activities in every box
Founded by a Scientist, each box has substance to it.
Mom-founded, mom-run, each box kitted by hand in the USA.
Green and rooted in sustainability, we plant a tree for each order.
  • volcanoes discovery boxexample volcano craft results

    Volcano Science

  • dinosaur activity box

    Dinosaur Science

  • Insect Explorer Discovery Box

    Interesting Insects


One Comment

  • Me Con says:

    Great post! This year, for Earth Day, I had artists from a local outside Sculpture museum come to the library where I work to talk about the recycling they do as part of their program. I will be looking at following some of these suggestions for myself in 2022. Thanks for the suggestions!

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