30+ Easy Earth Day Crafts for Preschoolers

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By In The Playroom

Looking for fun and easy Earth Day crafts to do with your preschooler? Check out our list of 30+ simple and creative ideas!

From making seed bombs and bug hotels to creating Earth Day sun catchers and handprint crafts, there’s something for every little one.

These crafts use materials you likely already have at home and are a great way to teach young children the importance of taking care of our planet. Celebrate Earth Day with your preschooler and make some memories with these fun and engaging crafts!

fun and easy earth day crafts for preschoolers

All About Earth Day

Earth Day, celebrated annually on April 22nd, is a special day dedicated to reminding us to take care of our planet, Mother Earth.

It’s a great opportunity to teach kids of all ages the importance of environmental awareness and what we can do to help protect our beautiful planet.

We’ve compiled a list of fun and simple Earth Day crafts and activities that are perfect for young children with little hands and big hearts.

From easy crafts using old magazines, cardboard tubes, egg cartons, and plastic bottles, to art projects using paper scraps, tissue paper, and white paper, we’ve got plenty of fun ideas that will keep your little ones engaged and excited.

Some of our favorite Earth Day crafts include making seed bombs, bug hotels, and heart-shaped crafts using paper plates or bottle caps.

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We also have printable worksheets and a paper Earth craft that will help kids learn about the layers of the Earth, water cycle, and global warming in a fun way.

And for older kids, there are plenty of animal and earth crafts that will keep them entertained.

The best part? These easy Earth Day projects can be done with items you probably already have at home and are a simple way to encourage your kids to take care of the Earth.

30+ Easy Earth Day Crafts for Preschoolers

Check out some of our favorite earth day activities for lots of fun with little kids!

We also included affiliate links to some of our favorite books and earth day craft products below…

We encourage you to try out these fun Earth Day activities with your little ones and share your experience with us in the comments below, as well as share this blog post with friends and family or pin to your Pinterest board – so more families can benefit from all these cool ideas!

easy earth day crafts for preschoolers and toddlers

Let’s make this annual event a special day for our planet and inspire our children to care for it in different ways.

Happy Earth Day!

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Anna Marikar, mum of four and seasoned blogger, has spent over a decade sharing her parenting journey and passion for kid-friendly crafts and free printables.
Her easy-to-follow craft ideas and practical parenting advice have transformed In The Playroom into a cherished resource for parents.

1 thought on “30+ Easy Earth Day Crafts for Preschoolers”

  1. “Such a fantastic collection of Earth Day crafts for preschoolers! I appreciate how these activities not only promote creativity but also teach young children about the importance of taking care of our planet. Can’t wait to try these with my little one. Thank you for sharing this valuable resource!”


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