GO GREEN! Teaching Environmental Awareness

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Earth Day and environmental awareness picture books, activities, crafts and teaching resources. Promote environmental awareness, recycling, reusing and upcycling with kids. Includes eco-friendly STEM and STEAM activities for children. Topics include climate change, reducing waste, water pollution, ecosystems, air quality

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Earth Day

Earth Day Cupcakes | Recipe By Photo A really great take on cupcakes, love and the planet - all in one.

Earth Day Cupcakes | Recipe By Photo A really great take on cupcakes, love and the planet - all in one.

Are you looking for a creative project for your students create on Earth Day? This Earth Day Flower Craft is not only easy to make and unique but it’s the perfect time to remind your kindergartners, first graders, and second graders how important it is that we take care of our planet. This flower craft is also a fun way for your early elementary students to celebrate the first day of Spring. Click on the picture to learn more about this classroom craft? #earthdaycraft #flowercraft…

Earth Day Flower Craft

Are you looking for a creative project for your students create on Earth Day? This Earth Day Flower Craft is not only easy to make and unique but it’s the perfect time to remind your kindergartners, first graders, and second graders how important it is that we take care of our planet. This flower craft is also a fun way for your early elementary students to celebrate the first day of Spring. Click on the picture to learn more about this classroom craft? #earthdaycraft #flowercraft…

Celebrate Earth Day All Year Books from ALLterNATIVElearning & Lemon Lime Adventures.

Earth Day Book Guide

Celebrate Earth Day All Year Books from ALLterNATIVElearning & Lemon Lime Adventures.

These seven Earth Day Books are interesting, well-written and perfect for starting a conversation with your child about the environment and how we can take care of our earth!

Earth Day Books for Preschoolers and Elementary Schoolers

These seven Earth Day Books are interesting, well-written and perfect for starting a conversation with your child about the environment and how we can take care of our earth!

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Happy Earth Day! - Cara Carroll

Happy Earth Day, sweet friends! Have y’all been out planting trees today, or what?! Well…I haven’t, but I did enjoy an afternoon listening to beach-y music outside on the deck. What a perfect day to celebrate our beautiful Earth! Speaking of celebrations, we celebrated Earth Day as a class on Friday. First off, we talked …

Earth Day Freebie and more! - Education to the Core

Earth Day Activities and FREEBIE!

We have had so much fun working on this Earth Day Unit in class, and my kids really loved the painting activity that went with it.

Earth Day Collage (from childcareland.com)

Children's Earth Day Picture Books. Every day should be Earth Day! | The Jenny Evolution

Best Earth Day Picture Books for Kids

Children's Earth Day Picture Books. Every day should be Earth Day! | The Jenny Evolution

40 Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Kids will have fun celebrating Earth Day on April 22nd with Earth Day Crafts for Kids. So many really fun, creative, and unique crafts for kids of all ages.

Recycled Newspaper Earth Day Garland - Grab the paints and that stack of old newspapers to make a festive Earth Day garland. The perfect way to upcycle and celebrate Earth Day. | Earth Day Craft | Recycled Craft | Craft for Kids | Newspaper Craft |

Make a Recycled Newspaper Earth Day Garland

Recycled Newspaper Earth Day Garland - Grab the paints and that stack of old newspapers to make a festive Earth Day garland. The perfect way to upcycle and celebrate Earth Day. | Earth Day Craft | Recycled Craft | Craft for Kids | Newspaper Craft |

Apples and ABC's: Earth Day

Earth Day

Earth Day is one of my favorite topics to teach because you can incorporate science into math and language arts! I want to share with you some of the things that I have done in my Kindergarten classroom to get the students excited about taking care of the Earth! Here I am on Monday, ready for Earth Week Day. My favorite part is that my husband didn't even ask any questions when I asked him to take a picture of me with my coffee and a bag of dirt (at 6:30am). #instagramhusband You know that…

Make, bake and paint a planet earth necklace to celebrate Earth Day. A simple salt dough recipe and step-by-step tutorial for making the necklace. #earthday #earthdaycraft #saltdoughrecipe #saltdoughnecklace #enviromentalscience #kidcrafts #earthcrafts #necklacecraft #craftsforkids

How to Make an Earth Day Necklace with Salt Dough

Make, bake and paint a planet earth necklace to celebrate Earth Day. A simple salt dough recipe and step-by-step tutorial for making the necklace. #earthday #earthdaycraft #saltdoughrecipe #saltdoughnecklace #enviromentalscience #kidcrafts #earthcrafts #necklacecraft #craftsforkids

A collection of 15 Earth Day books for kids of varying ages. Books about recycling and reusing, books about composting, and books celebrating the Earth.

15 Earth Day Books for Kids

A collection of 15 Earth Day books for kids of varying ages. Books about recycling and reusing, books about composting, and books celebrating the Earth. Earth Day is such a wonderful day to celebrate with kids. The ideals that we celebrate on Earth Day are some that we should

Water Cycle

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Seeds and Gardening

#Repurposing books from Huffington Post

Artist Gives Old Books New Life, Literally

What happens to old, discarded books, rotting away at thrift shops and recycling centers? The lucky ones end up in the hands of Sherri Green, who gives t...

Plantable, Recycled Paper Seed Cards - Fireflies and Mud Pies

Recycled Paper Seed Cards | Fireflies and Mud Pies

Learn to make plantable, recycled paper seed cards to celebrate spring!

Birds and Bird Feeders

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Arts and Crafts

My DIY Projects: Make Mosaic Mirror Frame by Old CD

Make Mosaic Mirror Frame by Old CD

Make Mosaic Mirror Frame by Old CD Such a mirror is more suitable for a decoration but it is really interesting and easy to make. Just stick pieces of glass to a cardboard and stick it to another piece of cardboard. If you are careful you’ll do it well and finally you’ll get a really elegant mirror for your room or entrance-hall.

leaf printed rock - nature kids craft - kid crafts - acraftylife.com #preschool #craftsforkids #crafts #kidscraft

24 Nature Kids Craft – Go Outside and Create - A Crafty Life

Get outside and enjoy nature with nature kids craft. The crafts are great most of the items are found for free outside. Have fun exploring the outdoors.

Few ideas to make something after you have a "Scavenger Hunt" nature walk! -- 20+ Nature Crafts for Kids #Funcrafts

The Most Fun Crafts - Outdoor Click

Feb 15, 2019- Explore Becca Ludlum | My Crazy Good Life®’s board “Fun and Easy Crafts” on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Easy crafts, Bricolage and … Do you have a crafty kid? Nurture his creative spirit with these fun ideas for making. With just a few inexpensive crafts supplies, you’ll be giving your child […]

Newspaper Flowers DIY - such a super pretty chabby chic flower DIY. These are quick to make - are nice and big (or small if you prefer) and a great way to decorate quickly and inexpensively. We do love upcycled Newspaper DIYs and these watercolor newspape

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Newspaper Flowers DIY - such a super pretty chabby chic flower DIY. These are quick to make - are nice and big (or small if you prefer) and a great way to decorate quickly and inexpensively. We do love upcycled Newspaper DIYs and these watercolor newspape

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Trees and Forests

Egg Carton Tree {Kid's Earth Day Craft} #kidscraft #upcycle

Recycled Egg Carton Tree - Kid's Earth Day Craft Tutorial

Recycled Egg Carton Tree - we took something we normally would have thrown away and turned it into beautiful tree themed art piece.

Share It Saturday - 10 activities using recycled materials

Share It Saturday - 10 activities using recycled materials - Laughing Kids Learn

Here are 10 activities you can do with your children that use recycled materials. Recycling is so important for the health of our environment and how we live. Here are some sensational activities that you can do with your children at home that highlight the recycling message in a fun and playful way. Easy Apple …

CHARCOAL LEAF ART- Charcoal is a super medium for kids to explore the shape, texture and patterns of leaves. An interesting leaf craft to try all year round. This leaf activity makes a great Fall art idea and nature craft for all year round.

CHARCOAL LEAF ART

CHARCOAL LEAF ART- Charcoal is a super medium for kids to explore the shape, texture and patterns of leaves. Interesting leaf art to try all year round.

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Nature Scavenger Hunt - Printable

Print out this free nature scavenger hunt and head outside with the kids on an adventure! This Nature Scavenger Hunt for kids is designed for a variety of outdoor experiences, whether it is a walk around your neighbourhood or a fun activity during a family bush walk. Also our Nature Scavenger Hunt includes both the pi

Earth Day Cupcakes | Recipe By Photo A really great take on cupcakes, love and the planet - all in one.

Earth Day Cupcakes | Recipe By Photo A really great take on cupcakes, love and the planet - all in one.

Are you looking for a creative project for your students create on Earth Day? This Earth Day Flower Craft is not only easy to make and unique but it’s the perfect time to remind your kindergartners, first graders, and second graders how important it is that we take care of our planet. This flower craft is also a fun way for your early elementary students to celebrate the first day of Spring. Click on the picture to learn more about this classroom craft? #earthdaycraft #flowercraft…

Earth Day Flower Craft

Are you looking for a creative project for your students create on Earth Day? This Earth Day Flower Craft is not only easy to make and unique but it’s the perfect time to remind your kindergartners, first graders, and second graders how important it is that we take care of our planet. This flower craft is also a fun way for your early elementary students to celebrate the first day of Spring. Click on the picture to learn more about this classroom craft? #earthdaycraft #flowercraft…

Printable Backyard Scavenger Hunt

This back yard scavenger hunt is a great way to entertain kids of all ages at any outdoor party! This list of items can be found in almost any yard!

Celebrate Earth Day All Year Books from ALLterNATIVElearning & Lemon Lime Adventures.

Earth Day Book Guide

Celebrate Earth Day All Year Books from ALLterNATIVElearning & Lemon Lime Adventures.

These seven Earth Day Books are interesting, well-written and perfect for starting a conversation with your child about the environment and how we can take care of our earth!

Earth Day Books for Preschoolers and Elementary Schoolers

These seven Earth Day Books are interesting, well-written and perfect for starting a conversation with your child about the environment and how we can take care of our earth!

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Happy Earth Day! - Cara Carroll

Happy Earth Day, sweet friends! Have y’all been out planting trees today, or what?! Well…I haven’t, but I did enjoy an afternoon listening to beach-y music outside on the deck. What a perfect day to celebrate our beautiful Earth! Speaking of celebrations, we celebrated Earth Day as a class on Friday. First off, we talked …

Earth Day Freebie and more! - Education to the Core

Earth Day Activities and FREEBIE!

We have had so much fun working on this Earth Day Unit in class, and my kids really loved the painting activity that went with it.

Earth Day Collage (from childcareland.com)

My DIY Projects: Make Mosaic Mirror Frame by Old CD

Make Mosaic Mirror Frame by Old CD

Make Mosaic Mirror Frame by Old CD Such a mirror is more suitable for a decoration but it is really interesting and easy to make. Just stick pieces of glass to a cardboard and stick it to another piece of cardboard. If you are careful you’ll do it well and finally you’ll get a really elegant mirror for your room or entrance-hall.

#Repurposing books from Huffington Post

Artist Gives Old Books New Life, Literally

What happens to old, discarded books, rotting away at thrift shops and recycling centers? The lucky ones end up in the hands of Sherri Green, who gives t...

Plantable, Recycled Paper Seed Cards - Fireflies and Mud Pies

Recycled Paper Seed Cards | Fireflies and Mud Pies

Learn to make plantable, recycled paper seed cards to celebrate spring!

Children's Earth Day Picture Books. Every day should be Earth Day! | The Jenny Evolution

Best Earth Day Picture Books for Kids

Children's Earth Day Picture Books. Every day should be Earth Day! | The Jenny Evolution

Egg Carton Tree {Kid's Earth Day Craft} #kidscraft #upcycle

Recycled Egg Carton Tree - Kid's Earth Day Craft Tutorial

Recycled Egg Carton Tree - we took something we normally would have thrown away and turned it into beautiful tree themed art piece.

Share It Saturday - 10 activities using recycled materials

Share It Saturday - 10 activities using recycled materials - Laughing Kids Learn

Here are 10 activities you can do with your children that use recycled materials. Recycling is so important for the health of our environment and how we live. Here are some sensational activities that you can do with your children at home that highlight the recycling message in a fun and playful way. Easy Apple …