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  • Make Turtle from Egg Cartons
    Earth Day Activities and Crafts
    Egg Carton Turtle
    Save your cardboard egg cartons and use them to create this adorable turtle craft. It's the perfect recycled craft project for Earth Day! Materials: Cardboard Egg Carton Green Paint Poms Poms Curling Ribbon Googly Eyes Construction Paper Paint B...
    Erin Dower
  • Planters Made from Tin Cans
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    Tin Can Planter Pals
    Tin cans make great planters, particularly for smaller plants or seedlings. Create these fun tin can planters with your kids and display them anywhere in the house! Materials: Tin Cans (rinsed and dried) Pipe Cleaners Poms Poms Googly Eyes Sciss...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Top 10 Earth Day Books for Children
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    Top 10 Earth Day Books for Children
    Celebrate Earth Day every day by reading some of these great children's books about Mother Earth, recycling, planting trees, and all things green! Fittingly, most of them are printed on recycled or eco-friendly paper. Looking for more? Use our...
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    8 Easy Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as a Family
    Explore the beauty of nature with your children and teach them the importance of caring for our planet with these simple and meaningful ways to celebrate Earth Day. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Drawing and Painting
    10 Craft Supplies You Can Make Yourself
    Homemade craft supplies are easy to make and great for the environment. The next time you and your children are feeling artsy, save yourself a trip to the craft store (and your money!) and make your own supplies from household or recycled materia...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    10 Tips for "Green" School Lunches
    The average school generates 20 tons of waste each year. Learn some easy, eco-friendly tips for packing waste-free or "greener" bag lunches for kids. ...
    Erin Dower
  • kids doing earth day crafts with chalk
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    10 Eco-Friendly Earth Day Crafts for Kids
    Commemorate Earth Day on April 22 by creating some environmentally-friendly crafts that celebrate Mother Nature. They're all made out of recycled materials you can find at home or in nature, making them the perfect activity to teach your little n...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Green Products
    12 Natural Cleaners for Your Home
    Looking for a safe, chemical-free way to make your home spotless? Check your cabinets! These everyday household items double as germ-busting superstars. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Vegetable Basket
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    Landscaping with a Green Thumb: The Vegetable Garden
    Landscaping with a Green Thumb: The Vegetable Garden With produce prices spiraling ever higher, it's a great time to consider planting your own vegetable and herb garden. If you have a sunny spot in your yard, or even just a sunny deck, you can ...
    Nancy Witting
  • Family Soccer
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    Landscaping with a Green Thumb: The Organic Lawn
    Landscaping with a Green Thumb: The Organic Lawn Tired of spending hours on your lawn? Worried about using chemicals in areas where your children and pets play? Ready to do your part for the environment? Then it's time to rethink the size of you...
    Nancy Witting
  • Running Faucet
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    Conversation Starter: Why Shouldn’t You Waste Water?
    You’ve probably heard before that over two-thirds of the Earth’s surface is covered in water. So, if there’s so much water, what’s the problem with “wasting” it? Is there really anything to worry about if you have a dripping faucet o...
    Mya Kagan
  • Garden Path
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    Landscaping with a Green Thumb: The Ornamental Garden
    Landscaping with a Green Thumb: The Ornamental Garden Gardening with your family can be fun, and it can be a great way to teach your kids about nature and the environment. If you'd like to see green plants, flowers, shrubs, and trees in your yar...
    Nancy Witting
  • Color by Letter or Number Printables
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    Color in all the shapes that have the letters E-A-R-T-H and you'll reveal an important message. ...
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    Picture-Perfect Leaf Designs
    Picture-Perfect Leaf Designs You can make lovely designs in waxed paper in most seasons by searching for leaves from a variety of trees and plants. However, you might want to try this in the fall for vibrant colors if you live in a climate where...
  • Activities to Go Green
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    Celebrate Earth Day: 8 Easy Ways to Teach Your Child to Go Green
    Going green can seem overwhelming but there are simple things you and your kids can do every day to save the environment. Here are eight easy ways to teach your child to go green. Collect Food for Composting That apple core from lunch? Grape ...
    Laura Richards
  • trail mix
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    Trail Mix
    Trail Mix Trail mix is a versatile food that can be made at home and taken on hikes or picnics for instant energy. You might want to try some of these recipes or experiment with your own combinations. Just mix the ingredients together in a bowl ...
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    Dirt Pudding
    Dirt Pudding What better way to celebrate Earth Day than with a delicious dessert that looks like an earthworm's paradise? For best results, make this classic recipe in a glass pot or vase so the gummy worms show through. For a finishing touch, ...
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    Earth Day Activities and Crafts
    Sea Shell Symphony
    Sea Shell Symphony You can take a walk on a beach with your kids to find shells for this project, or, if that's not possible, check out your local craft store for bags of shells. This shell wind chime should be hung in a garden or on a porch whe...