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World Environment Day Crafts and Projects

Earth Day Crafts


Make your own World Environment Day stamp!
World Environment Day (WED) is a day in which the environmentalism is promoted and pollution is fought. It is observed the week of June 5 each year. World Environment Day was established by the United Nations in 1972. World Environment Day is hosted in a different city each year. Mexico City is hosting the 2009 World Environment Day.

These crafts projects are for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school children. The crafts use materials found around the house, like egg cartons, cardboard, paper, boxes, string, crayons, paint, glue, etc. See a page about color mixing to see how to combine paint to make all the colors of the rainbow.



Click on any of the crafts to go to the instructions. Have fun!

Nature Crafts:
PAPIER-MÂCHÉ GLOBE


A globe made from a balloon, newspaper, and flour.
EARTH PENDANT

Make a little Earth pendant or light-catcher for World Environment Day.
WHALE CRAFTS


Crafts to make and books to print about cetaceans.
LITTER BUG

An easy-to-make Litter Bug made of recycled items.
Paper Evergreen Tree


Make a simple 3-dimensional evergreen tree from construction paper.
INSECT CRAFTS


Make a lot of six-legged creatures.
PINE CONE BIRD FEEDER

Make a really simple bird feeder from a pine cone.
MAGICAL LEAF IMAGE


Make a magical leaf image appear using a leaf, crayons, and paper.
RAINSTICK

Rainsticks are ceremonial musical instruments used to invoke the rain spirits. You can make a simple Rainstick from a cardboard tube and aluminum foil.
ORIGAMI WHALE


A simple-to-make folded paper whale.
MAGNIFICENT MASKS

Print out and decorate many masks: lion, cat, dog, pig, koala, and robot.
WHALE MOBILE

Print out whale templates to make a mobile.
EGG CARTON ANIMALS

Make animal crafts from egg cartons and pipe cleaners. Make a ladybug, spider, a bat, a caterpillar, and a camel.
OCEAN DIORAMA


Make an ocean scene in a box. Print out the sharks and whales, then color, cut, and hang them in a decorated box.

Butterfly and Caterpillar Crafts:
PAPER CHAIN CATERPILLAR


Make a cute caterpillar from a paper chain.
BUTTERFLY WINDOW HANGING


Make a butterfly window hanging using waxed paper, crayon shavings, and an iron.
ORIGAMI BUTTERFLY


A simple-to-make origami butterfly made by folding a piece of paper.
BUTTERFLY WAND


Make a butterfly wand with a popsicle stick, a pipe cleaner and a coffee filter.
EGG CARTON CATERPILLAR

Make animals from egg cartons and pipe cleaners. Make a ladybug, spider, a bat, a caterpillar, and a camel.
BUTTERFLY COLORING BOOK


A butterfly and caterpillar book you can print out and color.

Earth Printouts:
acrostic poem

Write a Recycling Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about recycling. Start each line with a letter from the word "recycle."
Adjectives

Draw the Earth and Find 8 Adjectives Describing It

Draw the Earth. Then write eight adjectives describing the Earth and use each adjective in a sentence.
Adjectives

Find 8 Adjectives Describing a Tree You Drew

Draw a tree. Then write eight adjectives describing your tree and use each adjective in a sentence.
multiple choice

Earth Definition - Multiple Choice Comprehension Quiz

Answer 8 multiple-choice questions on the definition of earth; a lesson in using a dictionary. Go to the answers.
Earth Printout


Color the inside of the Earth.
Earth and Moon Printout


Color the Earth and the moon.
Find It! A Quiz on the Earth


Answers questions about the Earth.
globe

Continents and Oceans Quiz

Print out this quiz and learn about the oceans and continents on Earth. Or go to the answers.
cloze activity

Continents: Cloze Activity

Do a printable fill-in-the-blanks activity on the Earth's seven continents. Or go to the answers.
continent map to label

Continents: Label the Map

Label the continents, the poles, and the equator.


World Map
Label Me! Printout

Label the continents, oceans, poles, equator, and prime meridian.
Answers
Ocean and Seas to label

Ocean and Seas:
Label Me! Printout

Label the oceans and major seas in English.
Answers

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Endangered Animal Species Printouts

Endangered animals are those that are in danger of going extinct soon.


Water Cycle Diagram
Label Me! Printout

Label the diagram of the hydrologic cycle - how water circulates on earth.
Answers

Ecology Flag

A blackline master (printout) of the Ecology flag.

Go To Information on the Earth

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