• 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
    Earth Day Activities and Crafts
    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
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    Earth Day Activities and Crafts
    10 Eco-Friendly Crafts for Earth Day
    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
  • family celebrates earth day by working in the garden
    Earth Day Activities and Crafts
    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
  • earth day crayons
    Earth Day Activities and Crafts
    10 Eco-Friendly Crafts for Earth Day
    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
  • family celebrates earth day by working in the garden
    Earth Day Activities and Crafts
    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
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • Vegetable Basket
    Gardening
    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
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    Gardening
    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
  • Garden Path
    Gardening
    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
  • DIY Crayons Recycled Craft for Earth Day
    Entertainment and Activities
    3 Quick and Cute Earth Day Crafts Made from Recyclables
    Celebrate the planet (and have a ton of fun with your little ones!) by making a few Earth Day crafts out of recyclables. Your kids will love making these three super easy "green" crafts that will help you honor the planet. Repurposed Earth Day C...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • 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. ...
  • trail mix
    Earth Day Activities and Crafts
    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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    Earth Day Activities and Crafts
    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, ...
  • Family Life
    Going Green
    Tree Planting Activity
    Tree Planting ActivityAn Imagination Station Activity Age: Preschool and upTime: 5 minutes or your life timeType of Activity: Backyard science Materials needed: One tree (oak, maple, or any other type of tree or bush) Shovel Bucket of water Meas...
    Margy Davidson
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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    Earth Day Activities and Crafts
    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...