ABC and 123: A Learning Collaborative: Earth Day Activities

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Earth Day Activities

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Happy Earth Day! Happy Wondertime Wednesday!

Ever wonder what else you can do to teach your kids more about the earth?

Montessori Mama explains how to prepare the indoor and outdoor learning environment for learning to honor the earth.

Little Eyes on Nature is a blog devoted to helping young children develop a love for the Earth

After reading Our Nest is Best explore the nature around your home to find materials for building a nest. For more information read at Adventures of a Flake.

Chronicle of an Infant Bibliophile has reviewed several Earth Day books which we also recommend you check out for yourself!

This Little Project has written a post about Teaching Children to Love the Earth. Her post reviews the book Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv.

The Artful Parent gives a step by step explanation for how to make nature prints in Sculpey.

e beanstalk features an expert selected, developmental toy for teaching kids to "Go Green with the Magic School Bus. "

Ms. Frizzle and her students take a wild ride with experiments and activities that can Save our Earth! Recreate the water cycle, build a compost tube, shrink plastic, magically make packing peanuts disappear, decompose food with fungus, form pulp, create new paper, design recycled paper shapes, learn about the 3 R’s, and much, much more!

Letters Numbers and Books Oh My... lists a sample lesson plan for "E is for Earth Week!"


  1. I love those nature prints, in sculpey, good find Katie!

  2. i really like those nature prints!!!


  3. Great ideas and always great links to other blogs. Thank you!