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Just in case you did not know Earth Day is April 22nd.  Here are some fun ideas to help you learn about our planet and help make a difference.  You can also check state parks and your local city recreation department for activities and ways to celebrate.

Oh how I LOVE pinterest (here is Denschool’s new pinterest account)

pinterest board) and check out these fun ideas:

 

Earth Day Glyph and other ideas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awesome – this site even includes great books to read for Earth Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This amazing site has a list of links and a bunch of great activities – a must see!

 

 

 

 

An Earth Day Scavenger Hunt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24 Hour Trash Task – great educational activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links for 20 Earth Day crafts and activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cute ideas about recycling and this adorable craft

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Huge list of worksheets about recycling

 

 

 

 

Make a playdough earth – how awesome is that??

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And don’t forget the treats – how about this earth cake or rice crispy treats?

 

 

 

 

If that is not enough then here are some additional links to help you find that special something you are looking for.  In my family we LOVE any excuse to party and celebrate so let’s all celebrate this amazing planet we all enjoy daily.

History of Earth Day

Funschool has onlines games, puzzles, coloring pages and crafts

Picnic for the Planet event

DLTK’s site always has great crafts, activities and coloring pages

Helpful Hints for Planet Earth

Kids for Saving the Earth -great site for kids with music, worksheets, tons of programs and information

Family Fun has some great recipes, outdoor games, printables and coloring pages

Green Tips from National Geographic

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