Looking for some ways to celebrate? We had planned to go out planting trees with other members of the community, but alas, we are home. We still plan to get out and walk around, breathe fresh air, work in the garden, and hug some trees, but for your inside time, we thought we’d share some other fun resources.
First, you can join the Field Trip Earth Live Watch Party (or watch later) from the American Museum of Natural History!
Here are a few links to other blogs and websites that list crafty and STEM-related activities you might be able to do at home:
- 50 Earth Day Activities from Tinker Lab
- 21 Earth Day Activities from Little Bins, Little Hands
- Eight ways to help kids celebrate Earth Day during the pandemic
- Links to digital celebrations and activities from various museums
- Online activities from the AMNH
One of our favorite Earth books, Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years, read aloud by the author, Stacy McAnulty:
You can also print out fun activities for Earth! from the author’s website.
Fun art activity:
A short video about NASA’s perspective on Earth:
Earth from space, with lovely musical accompaniment:
Read-aloud of The Earth Book, by Todd Parr:
Read-aloud of It’s Earth Day! for Kids, by Mercer Mayer:
Read-aloud Earth Day Every Day, by by Lisa Bullard and Xiao Xin:
And when all else fails, just go outside. Walk, explore, collect rocks, build something out of sticks, dig, get dirty …