12 Preschool Activities for Earth Day - Teaching Kids about the Earth and Conservation

In celebration of Earth Month, I’ve gathered 12 fun activities to help get kids learning about the earth, conservation, pollution, and all things earthy. These activities are hands on, teach other important skills as you go, and will help kids to better understand the world around them and appreciate and care for the environment. Read on to find 12 of the best preschool activities for Earth Day from the Kid Blogger Network.

Engage your kids in these fun preschool units about Pollution and Endangered Species and Habitats from Every Star is Different.

Take your kids on a family nature walk and talk about everything you see. This helps kids learn the words for plants, trees, and animals.

Use the fun finds from your nature walk to make these Nature Hike Bracelets from Kid World Citizen to help kids explore outside, or these cool Nature Mobiles from Danya Banya.

Dive in to Earth Day Sensory Play with this Earth Day Oobleck from Little Bins for Little Hands. I still remember making oobleck when I was a kid and can’t wait to try it with my little ones.

Get kids moving and learning with this Earth Day yoga series from Kids Yoga Stories.

Practice sorting skills with this free printable Sorting Recycling activity from Totschooling.

Collect acorns, seeds, and rocks to make Nature Stampers for play dough fun like these from Danya Banya.

Create a sensory bin to teach kids about protecting the ocean and environment from pollution like this one from ALLterNATIVElearning.

Reuse materials for play like cardboard boxes and cardboard rolls, showing kids that things can be reused instead of just wasted.

Preschool Activities for Earth Day


How do you teach your kids about the earth and conservation?

Be sure to check out the Every Parent’s Guide to Natural Parenting and Earth Month Blog Hop at ALLterNATIVElearning for the best green living tips and information to help you celebrate Earth Month.  natural parenting guide and earth month blog hop

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