Make this Earth Day Craft with your students and get them thinking about their impact on the environment with these engaging writing activities! This resource includes an easy and fun craft with related writing activities that make a fantastic spring bulletin board for your classroom!
While we should be working towards taking better care of the Earth every day, Earth Day is a great opportunity to have children reflect on their choices and commit to helping to save our planet! Earth Day activities like this one are not only engaging but also meaningful.
This Earth Day Craft and Writing Activities Resource Includes:
- Earth Day Printable Pattern Templates you can print directly onto colored paper for students to cut out and assemble the craft. (You may also choose to print them onto thicker cardstock and have students trace them onto construction paper).
- Visual Directions modeling how students can put the Earth Day craft together step by step with independence! Directions can be displayed on a SmartBoard screen or even placed in a center with all materials to make it beyond easy for kids to have time to complete this activity.
- Earth Day Writing Extension Activity with Brainstorming Web, Organizer, and Themed Primary/Regular Paper so students can plan, organize and develop a more detailed piece about what they will do to help the Earth
Your students will love putting this Earth Day craft together while coming up with ways to save our planet. When completed, the crafts and writing pieces can be displayed in your classroom or hallway as an eye-catching Earth Day bulletin board!
This Earth Day Craft has lots of options so students can create customized crafts!
2 Different Faces (close mouth smile and open mouth smile)
4 Different Hair Styles (short hair, long hair, ponytail)
2 Different Ribbons (reading I can save the Earth or I can help the Earth!)
2 Different Hearts (with and without writing lines)
2 Different Writing Paper Styles (with regular writing lines or primary writing lines)
TEACHERS LIKE YOU SAID…
Silly and Smart in Second says, “I’ve used this for the past two Earth Days and I love this activity! Super cute how it is personalized to each student.”
Stephanie S. says, “Such a fun and engaging Earth day craft. My kids absolutely loved it, and I will use it year after year.”
Cristina A. says, “Cute and easy project for the students! It looked great on my Pollution/Solution bulletin board for Open House. Thank you!”
Lessly T. says, “Great activities! Super excited about using this craft and displaying it on our bulletin board outside of our classroom. Thanks for sharing!”
First Grade Reading and Math RTI with Silly Sam says, “So cute and such a wonderful display for the Earth Day unit. Thank you!”
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