Earth Day Activities!

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Save your take out containers, cereal boxes, small containers, old shirts, milk/water jugs and cartons, straws, soda/water bottles, bottle caps and lids, wire hangers, and egg shells for the following fun and Earth friendly activities!


Make Your Own Nature Backpack - Before you go out to explore the world, build a nature backpack to take along with you!

Net Bag - Use an old wire hanger to make a net bag that closes.

Crafts From Repurposed Items - Used a variety of recycled items to make useful things.

Make Your Own Bubble Solution - Make homemade bubble solution than bubble making objects from recycled items. Make scented bubbles too!

Solar Cooking - Make a solar cooker from a take out container then cook your lunch outside!

Bird Watching Activities - Bird watching activities from repurposed items, bird treat ideas, and links to bird-related activities and information.

Bottle Toss Game - Make a simple game with hula hoops and soda bottles.

Mini Marble Run Instructions to make a mini marble run with straws, a cereal box, and a marble.

Make Your Own Bottle Cap StampsMake your own stamps from recycled caps and lids, then create a fun game to play with them.

Rock & Mineral Resources - Rock & Mineral Resources include: Types of rocks and minerals, rock symbols and mythology, experiments and more.

Geodes - Learn about geodes, how they are formed, how they form, interesting facts and do a crystal making activity with recycled egg shells.



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