If you are looking for fun Earth Day activities, you have come to the right place! Here you will find 120 awesome Earth Day activities; there are Earth Day activities for kids, Earth Day activities for adults, and even delicious Earth Day recipes.
Read on to get all the best ideas for celebrating Earth Day!
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120 Fun Earth Day activities for kids AND adults!
In order of appearance we have:
- Earth Day activities for kids
- Earth Day activities for adults
- Earth Day recipes
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Earth Day Activities for Kids
Here are some great Earth Day activities for kids that are both fun and educational!
Teaching Kids About Herbs – Practical Self Reliance
What better way to celebrate Earth Day with your kids than teaching them about the wonderful things growing all around us! If you are interested in topics like foraging, herbalism, and brewing, go check out Ashley’s website for tons of great ideas!
Free Printable Earth Day Quiz for Kids – Play. Party. Plan
A quiz your kids will actually WANT to take! Britini created this printable quiz with tons of fun questions for your kids to answer about their thoughts on topics related to Earth Day, such as animals, trash, space, water, flowers, etc.
Free Earth Day Printable Coloring Sheet – Get Green Be Well
As you can probably guess from her blog’s name, Kimberly has an entire blog full of green-living ideas that you can peruse if you are looking for Earth Day ideas, including air-purifying plants, reducing toxins, and much more!
Print her free Earth Day coloring sheet and then take a look around and see what else you can find. 🙂
Egg Carton Seed Starters – The Kitchen Garten
This Earth Day activity will teach your kids how to plant and nurture little seedlings so they can start their own kitchen garden!
Eggshell Herb Garden – Homemade Interest
Another great gardening idea for kids on Earth Day! This time, Kat and Melinda will show you how to us EGGSHELLS to create a cute little herb garden with your kids!
Paper Handprint Earth Day Craft – Simple Everyday Mom
This super cute paper card-like craft uses your child’s own handprint to make a cute planet cutout. This is a really fun earth day craft you can treasure for years to come.
Paper Plate Earth Day Craft – The Inspiration Edit
Angela will show you how to make this really cute paper plate craft that looks just like the world for Earth Day!
Preschool Recycling Activities – Blue and Hazel
Liz is going to give you some great ideas for how to teach your kids about the three R’s of Earth Day: Reduce, Recycle, Reuse!
Free Printable Earth Day Bingo – Artsy-Fartsy Mama
Your kids will love this printable bingo card from Lindsay at AFM. I like how she used clear gems to cover up her cards — looks like raindrops!
Upcycled Mini Pot Planters – Projects with Kids
Angela uses old Play-doh containers to make a fun potting craft for kids! They turned out beautifully and are just the right size for small hands.
Free Printable Nature Hunt Bingo – Bitz and Giggles
Get Sara’s free printable nature hunt bingo and then get out and start exploring nature to fill in the spaces to win!
Earth Day Activities for adults
World Glove Vase, Two Ways – Just a Little Creativity
Molly will show you how to make a pretty Earth Day vase two different ways (this one is my favorite!)
15 Upcycled + Repurposed Projects from Swoodson Says
Stephanie has a great collection of repurposed and upcycled projects to inspire you for Earth Day. Check them out, you will definitely find something that you like.
DIY Mason Bee House – Turning Back the Clock
While Diane’s entire blog revolves around topics encouraging green living, this DIY mason bee house is especially dear to my heart! Bees are SO IMPORTANT and we don’t treat them well enough — that’s why this DIY bee house is the perfect Earth Day DIY. Treat your bees!
Wine Cork Board – Amber Oliver
Don’t toss those wine corks! Amber will show you how to use wine corks to make a stylish corkboard for your home office, such a cool way to repurpose discarded corks.
75+ Repurposed Organizing Ideas – Organized 31
If you like organizing, you will love this collection of inspired organization DIYs from Susan! Find out all the different ways you can repurpose things around your house to get it tidy, today!
Recycled Succulent Planters – Creative Green Living
If you want great Earth Day activities, Carissa’s entire BLOG is chock-full of them! These adorable succulent planters are just one of the hundreds of great ideas; if you are looking for fun Earth Day activities her blog is a great place to visit!
DIY Beeswax Wraps – Craft Invaders
Sarah is helping families reduce single-use plastic waste by teaching us how to make easy, DIY beeswax wraps to cover your food and replace plastic wrap! Keep fighting the good fight, Sarah!
DIY Compost Bin from Wood Pallets – Pink Fortitude
Holly has tons of great DIYs on her blog and this DIY compost bin made from wood pallets is no exception! I wish I had a yard so I could make this myself; composting is a great way to show your planet you care, even if it’s not Earth Day!
DIY Doggy Poo Backpack – The Carpenter’s Daughter
No bones about it, this DIY doggy backpack is here to solve all your poo-related problems. Now your four-legged friend can carry his own doodie in style with this DIY upcycled backpack. Super cute idea from Vikkie!
How to Make a Succulent Terrarium – Mom Advice
Amy promises that even those of us with black thumbs will be able to make this stylishly layered terrarium with easy-to-care-for succulents! Check it out.
DIY Little Fairy Home – My Sweet Things
Got a garden you want to show a little special love on Earth Day? Pili will show you how to make this cute fairy house from trash and other little treasures found laying around your yard!
Earth Day Recipes
Here are some great Earth Day recipes and Earth Day food ideas that are tasty AND have something to teach us about our planet.
Earth Day Dirt Cups – 5 Minutes for Mom
Janice and Susan created these absolutely ADORABLE dirt cups, with plenty of yummy “dirt” and slurpalicious gummy worms! Just the right amounts of tasty + gross!
Earth Day Jello Balls – Squirrels of a Feather
These delicious Earth Day Jell-O balls double as a fun edible sensory play activity for kids when served up with Oreo dirt and whipped cream clouds. My son’s verdict? YUM YUM!!!
Roasted Potato Peelings with Rosemary and Sea Salt – Veggie Desserts
Kate teaches us how to reduce waste by reusing potato peelings to make these mouth-watering crispy potato-chip like snacks! Great idea for Earth Day.
Raw Beetroot Salad Lettuce Wraps – My Pure Plants
Emese and Nandi want to teach you fun and delicious plant-based recipes, like these really cool lettuce wraps! Their recipes are colorful and flavorful, so if you want to live green and eat green, check out their blog!
Wholesome Dirt Pudding Cups – Yummy Mummy Kitchen
Who knew dirt could look so darn delicious??? Marina really knocked it out of the ballpark with these dirt cups, filled with all sorts of healthy and interesting ingredients.
Earth Day Cookie Bites – The Decorated Cookie
Gorgeous is one word you could use to describe these marvelous Earth Day cookies featuring marbled icing; another good word would be “TASTY”!
Earth Day Cupcakes – DessAarts
Urvashee really created something special with these super cute Earth Day cupcakes, which feature swirled marbled frosting.
Earth Day Microwave Mochi – Squirrels of a Feather
These green and blue mochi are easy to make in the microwave and even more fun to eat!
Earth Day Cookies – Mom Does Reviews
Oh man, these cookies are made from cake mix and look simply DIVINE! Those colors! That puffiness! Great Earth Day cookie recipe.
Healthy Lorax Craft and Snack – Desert Chia
Your kids will get a kick out of Karen’s fun and healthy Earth Day snack idea featuring the Lorax from Dr. Seuss!
I hope that you enjoyed these 120 Earth Day ideas!
Now get out there and save the planet. 🙂