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Earth Day is April 22. Celebrate by making one or more of these simple Earth Day crafts for preschoolers. Which will you choose?
As you begin preparing for your upcoming Earth Day activities, be sure to schedule in some kids’ crafting time. Your preschoolers will love planting seeds, painting, or cutting paper as they assemble their favorite Earth Day craft from this list.
Earth Day Crafts for Preschoolers
With a free printable template, this fantastic Earth Day craft is super easy for little learners to assemble. The Inspiration Edit
It’s no secret that I love handprint crafts. See how your child’s handprint is used on this fun handprint Earth craft. Simple Everyday Mom
This Earth Day, your kids can make (and plant) DIY seed bombs. Little Bins for Little Hands
Celebrate Earth Day this year by making a planet earth craft with the kids’ handprints and black glue. Messy Little Monsters
This paper plate Earth craft is a great way to let your little ones practice cutting with scissors. Non-Toy Gifts
Gluing little squares of tissue paper on this paper plate Earth Day craft is a great fine motor skill builder. Darcy and Brian
Your preschoolers will love this easy paper towel sun catcher earth craft they can make in about 5 minutes! The Craft Train
I love the effect watercolor paints has on this beautiful watercolor planet Earth process art project. 3 Dinosaurs
If your kids love digging in the dirt, have them save a little bit to make this fun planet Earth craft. Go Science Kids
When you plant grass seeds with your preschoolers, they’ll love giving their grass a “haircut”. Mama SmilesI love the silhouette continents on these Earth Day coffee filter suncatchers. A Little Pinch of Perfect
Print out the free template, hand your kiddo some crayons, and he’ll love making this simple Earth Day headband. Simple Everyday Mom
Using fingerprints to decorate this Earth Day craft makes it easy for toddlers and preschoolers. Crafts on Sea
Handprints and fingerprints join together to make a cute Earth Day craft for preschoolers. Fun Handprint Art
Next time you make breakfast, save your eggshells and use them as organic seed starters your kids will love planting this spring. Glue Sticks Blog
Mix up a batch of homemade salt dough, and your kids can make their own Earth Day salt dough necklaces. Kitchen Counter Chronicles
Build fine motor muscles and hand-eye coordination with this Earth Day paper plate lacing craft. Non-Toy Gifts
What can you do with old broken crayons? Turn them into recycled Earth Day crayons your kids can really color with. Emma Owl
Young preschoolers may need a little help getting started, but they’ll love finishing this newspaper and sponge painted Earth Day tree craft. JDaniel 4’s Mom
Stone painting is a great way to add Earth Day decorations to your home or classroom gardens. Twitchetts
Tearing paper is a great fine motor skill builder. Here’s a fun torn paper planet Earth craft that is perfect for Earth Day. Crafts on Sea
Earth Day is a great time to use recycled products in your crafts. Try papermaking with preschoolers for a fun new craft project. Happiness is Homemade
Recycle your old clear plastic berry baskets to make Earth Day mobiles with your preschoolers. Books and Giggles
Using air drying clay, your kids will have so much fun creating these cute kawaii Earth clay crafts. Adventure in a Box
Mix up a batch of homemade salt dough to make an Earth Day handprint keepsake craft. Teach Me Mommy
BOOKS ABOUT EARTH DAY
Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool Earth Day books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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The Earth Book – Featuring a circular die-cut Earth on the cover, and printed entirely with recycled materials and nontoxic soy inks, this book includes lots of easy, smart ideas on how we can all work together to make the Earth feel good – from planting a tree and using both sides of the paper, to saving energy and reusing old things in new ways.
I Can Save the Earth – Kids can follow Max the Little Green Monster’s journey to environmental awareness and learn tips on how they can become little green monsters themselves.
Earth Day Every Day – What can you do to make every day Earth Day? Do your part to be a planet protector! Discover how to reduce, reuse, recycle, and more!
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
With 30 different boards, this Earth Day Bingo Game set is perfect for classroom and large group activities.
This sweet Earth Bug doll is the perfect addition to your imaginative play area this Earth Day!