Earth Day is a global celebration of nature and the preservation of Earth and its resources. Looking for ways to educate and celebrate Earth Day with your little ones? Check out these fun and interactive Earth Day Activities For Little Learners to introduce and acknowledge the significance of this day with your students.

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 which falls on a Saturday this year. Introducing the topic of Earth Day to young learners the week leading up to the event is a great way to teach them about environmental responsibility and sustainability.

Ideas For The Classroom

There are many Earth Day activities you can do with little learners to introduce and acknowledge this important day. Some ideas include:


Little learners love books!! Use these books as read-alouds or in your classroom library. Here are some of my favorites for Earth Day.

Go to my Amazon store for more Earth Day books for your classroom.

More Fun From Amazon

I love these items from Amazon for this Earth Day week. Manipulatives for math, pencils for prizes, and a game for recycling practice.


Perfect **FREEBIE** activity that is editable for your own academic skills.

Go to blog “Free Earth Day Color By Code” for more on this **FREEBIE**.

Digital Activities

Purposeful practice for your little learners.

Fun and engaging yet meaningful practice of sorting skills using recycling and garbage.

April Monthly Activity Bundle

A bundle of math, literacy and science activities for the month of April that includes Earth Day. All you need for this month!!

Art and Crafts **FREEBIES**

Supplies Needed

Coffee Filters

Spray Water Bottle


Draw an outline of Earth onto each coffee filter using markers. Have your students color the Earth, then spray with the water creating the tie-dye look. Let dry. Download and print **FREEBIE**. Cut and paste to frame. Little learners will then write about where they live or how to protect the Earth. Another fun way to have purposeful practice using Earth Day topic!!

Want more meaningful craft activities? “Faux Watercolor Art Activity” has more.

Year Long Bundles That Include Earth Day

Color By Code

Alphabet Puzzles

Number Puzzles

Hidden Sight Words

Previous post “Earth Day Ideas for Little Learners” has more ideas.

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