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Earth Day is just around the corner! Is your family, classroom or daycare looking for some Science and Sensory fun to help celebrate this very special day? Lucky for you, I’ve done all the searchig for you! Below is a round up of some wonderful activities from earth-lovin moms just like you. Enjoy!
Science and Sensory Activities
Earth Day Oobleck from Little Bins for Little Hands
Earth Day Sensory Play from Natural Beach Living
Earth Month Scavenger Hunt from Kc Edventures
Coffee Ground Fossils from Crafts by Amanda
Earth Day Discovery Bottles from Little Bins for Little Hands
Making Recycled Paper from You Clever Monkey
Earth Day Play Dough from Natural Beach Living
Model Magic Earth from 3 Dinosaurs
Which Plastic is Which? Recycled Plastic Science and Craft from Left Brain Craft Brain
What is a Carbon Footprint? From Kitchen Counter Chronicles
Creating Earth Art from The Craft Train
Earth Day Tuff Spot from Adventures and Play
Layers of the Atmosphere from Every Star is Different
Homemade Plantable Seed Paper from Views from a Stepstool
Worm Compost Bin from Something 2 Offer
Wormery Journal from Rainy Day Mum
Upcycled Catapult from Go Science Girls
LEGO Soil Layers from Little Bins for Little Hands
Water and Landforms for Kids from My Bright Firefly
Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle A Waste Less Challenge from What We Do All Day
Make a Backyard Water Wheel from iGame Mom
Learn the Water Cycle with LEGOs from KC Edventure
Nature Collection Bottles from Play Learn Everyday
Earth Day Sensory Play with Water Beads from B-Inspired Mama
AND…if you’re looking for some great kid-friendly reading, check out this awesome booklist at Jump Into a Book.
27 Books that Hug the Earth: An Earth Day Booklist for Kids
Check out this nature/earth friendly book from my bestie, Valarie Budayr. It’s a good one!
A Year in the Secret Garden by Valarie Budayr and Marilyn Scott-Waters:A Year in the Secret Garden; a modern spin on a timeless classic. With over 120 pages, with 150 original color illustrations and 48 activities for families to enjoy, learn, discover and play together, A Year In the Secret Garden is an opportunity to introduce a new generations of families to the magic of creating special learning and play times outside in nature. This book encourages families to step away from technology and get into the kitchen, craft room and garden.