Earth Day Printables, Lessons & Worksheets

Earth Day, on April 22nd, is an opportunity for people worldwide to join the environmental movement. Get your students involved with hands-on Earth Day projects, printable activities, and lessons all about celebrating and protecting planet Earth.

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Projects for Protecting the Environment

Discover fun ways to recycle, reuse and reduce waste with Earth Day-themed projects. Choose from project-based lessons for elementary students, which include lesson plans, worksheets, and more, or combine fun recycling activities with Earth Day crafts to create birdhouses and feeders with your 1st or 2nd grade students. These projects are sure to create some fun in the classroom while also teaching your students important lessons about preserving and protecting the environment. 

Earth Day Worksheets and Printables

For more Earth Day ideas, browse our full collection of worksheets, lesson plans, and printables, for Earth Day activities that teach students about the environment and how to preserve our planet. There are plenty of fun activities including hands-on Earth Day crafts, coloring pages, and word searches. Browse resources that span across grade levels and subjects, including language arts, math, earth science, and social studies, giving you plenty of ways to celebrate Earth Day in the classroom.

Earth Day Videos

This collection of videos and accompanying Earth Day activities provides helpful teaching tools and is suitable for a range of grade levels.

Earth Day Printables for Grades K-5

These printable worksheets cover important topics for Earth Day like climate change, preserving animal habits, and reducing, reusing, and recycling waste, and include fun activities like Earth Day word searches and Dr. Seuss-themed activities.

Earth Day Printables for Grades 6-12

These printable activities will introduce your students to earth science and help them learn more about the history of Earth Day.

Lesson Plans for Earth Day

Discover more about planet Earth with these lesson plans that cover earth science, art, and more. Combine recycling activities with Earth Day crafts or get hands-on with building volcanoes and creating weather stations.

STEM Activities for Earth Day

Get hands-on with learning about the environment this Earth Day with these STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities, including choice boards, recycling activities, and math problems.

Earth Day References

These encyclopedia-style reference pages cover Earth Day themes such as global warming and other environmental issues and make great starting points for research or reading comprehension activities.

Earth Day Craft & Art Activities

Learn about reusing, recycling, and reducing waste while getting creative with these Earth Day crafts, art projects, and coloring pages.

Reading & Language Arts Resources for Earth Day

Combine learning about the environment and planet Earth with these reading activities, writing prompts, and poetry activities.


Social Studies Activities for Earth Day

Incorporate Earth Day into your social studies lessons with these printable worksheets, activities, and lessons, including a school litter patrol, and population and soil science activities.

Earth Day Activity Packs & Choice Boards

These choice boards and printable packs include ELA and STEM activities and are perfect for Earth Day-themed learning centers, extension, or early finisher activities.

Weather Activities for Earth Day

Learn more about the weather and environment this Earth Day with air quality and weather printable activities, including making thermometers and weather stations.

Recycling Activities and Lessons

These printable worksheets and lesson plans focus on the importance of reusing and recycling materials to preserve and protect the environment, an important message for Earth Day.

Environmental Science Activities

Learn about the importance of sustainability and protecting the environment with these environmental science activities, worksheets, and printables.

Botany & Animal Resources for Earth Day

Plants and animals play a crucial role in our environment. Learn more about the plants and animals that live on planet Earth and help make it so special.

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