5 Earth Day Inspired Crafts for Kids

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22nd and with over 1 billion people now taking part in activities, it’s now the largest civic event across the globe. Our educational makes not only celebrate our planet but spark a conversation around the importance of taking action to restore its health.

5 Earth Day Inspired Crafts for Kids

How to Make

Save our Planet Interactive Paper Plate

Perfect for the classroom, these interactive plates will be loved by mini activists wanting to shout about the campaign and show practical ways to help the planet.

Make your very own Save our Planet Plate with these supplies:

  • Coloured Paper Plates Value Pack
  • Multi-Purpose Deco Paint Pots
  • Fine Tip Fibre Tip Pens Bumper Pack
  • Jumbo Glue Sticks
  • Rainbow Self-Adhesive Glitter Foam Letters
  • Scissors
  • Paintbrush
  • Pencil
  • Split Pins

Check out the full project here and download the free template.


Love the Earth Paper Plate

Loving the world we live in is at the very core of Earth Day, and this fun threading craft is a great way to show our appreciation in celebration of this global event.

Here’s what you’ll need to make this Earth Paper Plate:

  • Coloured Paper Plates Value Pack
  • Multi-Purpose Deco Paint Pots
  • Coloured Wool Value Pack
  • Coloured Plastic Needles
  • Scissors
  • Paintbrush
  • Sticky Tape
  • Pencil
  • Hole Punch

To create your own check out the full project here.


Earth Windsocks

Now this craft activity is all about reusing and upcycling those cardboard tubes and creating something fun and beautiful to represent planet earth.

Here’s what you’ll need to make these eco-friendly Earth Windsocks:

  • Kaleidoscope of Colours A4 Card Pack
  • Rainbow Colours Acrylic Paint
  • Super Tacky Multi-Purpose Glue
  • Mini Sponge Paint Dabbers
  • Rainbow Coloured Crepe Paper
  • Woodland Multi-Purpose Deco Paint Pens
  • Cardboard Tube
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil

Check out the full project here.


Earth Suncatcher

Looking for a fantastic classroom display to celebrate Earth Day 2023? Then this craft project is just what you need. Perfect to hang and display in windows, kids will love making these suncatchers.

Here’s what you’ll need to make this Earth Suncatcher:

  • Paper plates
  • Jute twine
  • PVA glue
  • Flying Disk Blanks
  • Ready Mix Ocean Paint

To get the full how-to make instructions, head over to the project page.


Earth Day Puffy Painting

Puffy paint is a fun technique that creates squishy 3D art that’s so great to touch, so we just know kids will love making this Earth canvas masterpiece.

To make your own Earth Day inspired Puffy Painting here’s what you’ll need:

  • Large Painting Canvas
  • Plain flour
  • PVA glue
  • Ready Mixed Paint

Go over to the project page for the full how-to make instructions.

To learn more about Earth Day head over to their website and see how your school can get involved.

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