Earth Day Learning and Teaching Resources
Earth Day is coming up on April 22. So have you started to think about lessons or activities to help celebrate this special day? In fact, teaching kids to be green and take care of Earth can be fun! Moreover, it can truly instill important values in our children. As such, here are some links for fabulous ways to celebrate with your students and children! In addition, I have included some of my favorite Earth Day books as well!
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Earth Day Network – TONS of lesson plans from EDN’s Educators’ Network
Scholastic – Lots of great lesson plans, activities, and more!
Hotchalk – HUGE collection of Lesson Plans & Resources
A to Z Teacher Stuff – Awesome collection of thematic units, including one focusing on Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax.
100 Activities for Kids – Grow a meadow indoors!
Kaboose – Nice selection of printables
DLTK – Crafts, Printables, Lessons, and more
Woo Jr. – Coloring Pages and Printables
Crayola – Several wonderful craft lessons for teaching about the Earth
Wilderness.org – Lots of great resources for teachers and parents
FREE Printable Activity
This freebie will be fun for your students to use during your Earth Day activities. Students can practice their writing skills. Just print, copy, and share.
Scavenger Hunt Freebie – The Busy Class
Teacher Planet – lesson plans and more
Here are some additional resources you may be interested in:
Finally, be sure to also check out this post about Passover, which is also celebrated in the Spring!