Earth Day activities for Earth Week and beyond! Use this resource any time you are ready to implement eco-friendly studies. This file is zipped because the games are is in separate .pdf files. Once unzipped, you will have three .pdf files at your disposal.
Recycling Create-A-Book and Sorting Activities (20+ pages)
I have added a Bingo game as well, a 35 page bonus!
30 Earth Day BINGO cards
Letter to Earth (2 versions): Use the first page if your students need help writing the letter, or the second page if there is something specific you would like them to write about.
Our Solar System: Use as a coloring sheet with or without the instructions. If using in 1st grade, hand out coloring page and read the instructions while they color their solar system. (2 pages).
The 3 Rs: Page on Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling
Nonfiction Reading Passages
(includes leveled passages + follow up page):
Natural Resources and Man-made Resources
I can! How can you help the earth? Write about it with picture writing prompts.
Energy saver or energy waster? (1 page)
Earth Word Search (1 page)
Earth Helper Mini Book (5 pages)
Planet math (2 versions, aligned to 2nd grade/3rd grade CCSS)
Recycling math (2 versions, aligned to 2nd grade/3rd grade CCSS)
Cut and Sort (3 pages)
Science - Grow Experiment (5 pages)
: Grow a seed and follow the scientific method! I have included templates so you can use these forms for other experiments as well.
Recycle These Words! (6 pages): Sort nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in this literacy center activity.
Recycle These Bottles and Earth Fractions! (15 pages)
Sort bottles filled with coins into the correct recycling bin. Recording sheet provided.
Sort fractions into the correct recycling bin. Are the fractions less, than, greater than, or equal to one half? 40 fraction cards included. Recording sheets provided.
Great for your fidgeters. If you haven't ever made a flexagon, fair warning: you might get hooked! Two versions are included: earth themed and butterfly life cycle. You can try out this activity by visiting my blog
Exploring Pointillism (2 pages): Earth art!
Earth Day Pop Art (2 pages)
Answer Keys (7 pages)
Credits (1 page)
Race to Neptune Game! (5 pages)
Earth Day is April 22nd!
Be sure to download this Nature Bingo
FREEBIE as well for a fun nature walk activity.
Don't need all of the activities included?
Just theSorting Activities
can be purchased separately, as well as any of the links shown above!