2024 Earth Day Activity Guide for K-2

2024 Earth Day Activity Guide for K-2
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This spring, discover a world of eco-friendly fun with our guide designed with an Earth Day Theme for K-2 grade level teachers! Packed with engaging lessons, classroom activities, Earth Day printable worksheet templates, and games, this resource empowers little learners to explore and celebrate our planet while fostering a lifelong love for environmental stewardship. Join us in creating an exciting and impactful Earth Day experience for your students on April 22nd!

Learn & Have Fun On Earth Day! 

In this bundle, you will find a variety of Planet Earth resources to use in your classroom. Students can read the book I Can Help the Earth! during guided reading hours, participate in Earth Day-themed centers, and explore nature during a scavenger hunt.

Earth Day Activity Bundle (K-5)

Just Print & Go!

Support classroom learning with an Earth Day-themed word wall, art project, fun Earth Day activities, and skill-based ELA (English Language Arts) and Math worksheets. It is easy to integrate Earth Day into your normal curriculum with these great supplemental resources. 

Earth Day Activities (K-2)

Lessons By Teachers, For Teachers

Looking for lessons to teach on Earth Day? Check out these Earth Day lesson plans by Mallory Swafford and Angelique Hammack and help students learn concrete steps they can take to care for the Earth.

Mallory Swafford

Meet The Teacher Who Created: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repeat!

My name is Mallory Swafford. I graduated in 2014 from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale with a zoology degree. I worked in the field of zoology until 2018 when I decided to make the switch to education. I now am certified to teach first through sixth grades in general education. I am endorsed in middle grades science and I expect to finish my masters in high school biology this year. I love teaching science and am excited to work with the SubjectToClimate team! 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repeat!
Angelique Hammack

Meet The Teacher Who Created: Composting: A Treat for Mother Earth

My name is Angelique Hammack. I am a K-8 homeschool educator and CALTPA Multiple Subject Scorer. I received my MA in Education from California State University, San Marcos, in 2017. Over the years, I have worked in both General and Special Education settings. Education has always been a passion of mine, especially for those from underrepresented groups. I enjoy finding time to include a Hip-Hop-Fit or Zumba workout each day. I currently live in the Southern California region with my four children.

Composting: A Treat for Mother Earth

Engaging Activities

Increase student engagement through these fun and hands-on activities, projects, and interactive games.

Nature Sights and Sounds

After going on a nature walk or spending time outside, students can recreate their experience with this fun and interactive digital game from PBS Kids.

Nature Sights and Sounds
Let's Make a Bag!
Build a Bee Hotel
Create a Nature Piece

Take Action for Earth Month

Celebrate Earth Month by taking one action a day! Explore a calendar full of free resources chosen for every day of Earth Month, each with impactful Earth Day ideas. Whether you are looking to teach a whole Earth Day lesson or simply share a video with your students, you can find what you are looking for here!

Earth Month Resource Calendar

Next Steps

Equip your students with the knowledge and passion to make a difference – the journey to a greener future starts with these simple yet powerful Earth Day activities. Reinforce eco-responsibility through engaging activities like clean-ups, nature walks to local parks, science experiments, and Earth Day art projects. Explore the history of Earth Day, plant trees, and use writing prompts to ignite curiosity. Happy teaching and happy Earth Day!

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