At the request of a reader of The STEM Blog, we have compiled a list of educational websites with Earth Day activities for teachers.
We hope you find these links useful – if your class does an Earth Day activity derived from this list please send a photo and brief description to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll happily put you on the Blog!
http://teachers.net/projects/earthday/ Has a list of projects and requests for projects submitted by a variety of individuals. The dates that the projects were submitted are listed as well. List includes all levels.
http://holidays.kaboose.com/earth-day/ It’s the 40th Anniversary of the holiday and this site has crafts, coloring pages and activities.
http://funschool.kaboose.com/globe-rider/earth-day/ Celebrate Earth Day with free online games for kids, Earth Day puzzles, crafts and coloring pages. Colorful graphics and lots to explore for younger children.
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/earth-day/teacher-resources/6612.html Lessons, printables, and references are provided as well as fun hands-on activities for science and art, K-12.
http://eelink.net/pages/EE+Activities+-+Earth+Day North American Association for Environmental Education provides a list of curriculum, resources, and ways to celebrate Earth Day.
http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/earth.html This site includes information about Earth Day and activities (including online jig-saw puzzles, poems and a variety of word games).
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/earthday/ A variety of crafts for pre-school, kindergarten and elementary students.
http://www.epa.gov/region5/publications/happy/happy.htm The EPA has a coloring book that can be downloaded as well as a document entitled ABC’s of Environmental Education. This site refers to Region 5 which includes the Great Lakes, but not New York State.
http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/earth-day/ Articles, crafts, activities, poems and reading materials are included in this site.
http://edhelper.com/EarthDay.htm Worksheets, lesson plans and activities for kids (including materials in Spanish).