Celebrating Earth Day Sensory Play Ideas for Kids

Happy Earth Day! If you’re looking to set up some Earth Day themed sensory activities with your children today then we’ve got you covered with all of these great Earth Day Sensory play ideas.

Many of these play ideas will appeal to even babies and toddlers, because you’re never too young to start appreciating the Earth that we live on!

Teaching children the importance of respecting our planet, Mother Earth, and treating it well is something I care about all year round, of course – but having one month, and a specific day set up as a reminder for this is definitely a good thing to me. So be sure to mark April 22 in your calendar for Earth Day!

I hope you enjoy these Earth Day themed sensory play ideas that I have collected featuring some of my favourite bloggers.

Celebrate Earth day with sensory play. 10 fun sensory play activities for an Earth day theme

Click the link below each picture to read more about that activity, and get the full instructions.


Earth day marbling with shaving cream from Crafty Morning


Earth day playdough at ALLterNative Learning


Earth day baked cotton balls at Housing a Forest


Earth day sensory table and small world at Mom Inspired Life


Earth day discovery bottles at Little Bins for Little Hands


Earth day math and sensory play at Fun a Day


Earth day oobleck at Little Bins for Little Hands


Crafting with sticks at In The Playroom

LWPAH- Simple Mudpie KitchenPlay in a mud kitchen like this one from Learn with Play at Home


Earth day water beads sensory bin at B-Inspired Mama

This post is part of the Natural Parenting and Earth Month blog hop hosted by ALLterNative Learning. Hop over to check out all of the other participating posts, and for your last chance to enter the giveaway.

For more Earth day ideas follow our Pinterest board:

Follow Anna – In The Playroom’s board Earth day, recycling and cardboard crafts on Pinterest.

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2 thoughts on “Celebrating Earth Day Sensory Play Ideas for Kids”

  1. It’s fantastic. I’m just starting to decorate my living room and need some ideas! That Rugby chair is very lovely! I adore greys as well, and I’m excited to see what colours go well with them.


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