Earth Day gives us as parents the perfect opportunity to teach our kids about our wonderful planet. It’s also a great time to make memories! Here are 20 things to do for Earth Day with a focus on outdoorsy fun.
It’s always great to get kids involved in taking better care of our Earth. We can celebrate April 22 by discussing how to live a greener lifestyle and how to save the planet.
Children can learn from an early age to be respectful and responsible with resources and caring for the world around us.
Spend some extra time together with your family and talk about what you love most about your country and others you’ve visited. Discuss scenery, animals, plants, bodies of water, and landforms.
Take some time to talk about your family’s favorite things about being outdoors. Try to make a connection with a fun activity or craft. Here are some suggestions!
Things to Do for Earth Day
As a parent, it feels particularly important to make Earth Day a special time for our kids. After all, if they enjoy our planet and what it has to offer, hopefully they'll take better care of it!
Here are some fun things to do for Earth Day this year.
We won't be able to do this one since Daddy's allergic, but a DIY bird feeder is an amazing idea for an Earth Day craft! You might be surprised at how many different birds come to visit once they find your birdseed.
See how much you know about our planet and living a greener lifestyle! Earth Day Quizzes offer an educational experience for the whole family.
Final Thoughts: Fun Things to Celebrate the Planet
Now that you have some ideas of fun things to do for Earth Day, take it a step further. Focus on what each person in the family can do to save the planet.
Do an earthy craft, snack, and recycling project. Make a list of ideas with the kids. Take lots of photos and celebrate with planet Earth cookies.
While Earth Day takes place on April 22 every year, it’s still wonderful to be connected to our world any time. This list will be live all year long. Be sure to come back and try the rest of these activities all throughout the year!
By the way, as you plan for some outdoor fun, you might also like to check out our post on more Earth Day Activities for the Garden! It’s full of gardening activities to enjoy in honor of our wonderful planet.
What are your favorite things to do for Earth Day? Please share some in the comments below so we can all chat and work together to make our planet the best it can be.
Kate Van Druff is owner and content creator of BunnysGarden.com / Bunny's Garden LLC. As chair of the local elementary school's garden club, she's always developing new and exciting adventures for students and volunteers alike in the school gardens. Professionally, Kate has also written extensively on gardening, landscaping, and outdoor topics for her own blog as well as for Maximum Yield Magazine and Lehigh Valley Marketplace, among others. Her background also includes creative writing and marketing services for her company, Dances with Words.
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