Thursday, April 24, 2014

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day


Earth Day may be only one day a year, but, it can (and should) be practiced every day. You can't be too young to learn about the earth and find ways to help. Your littlest ones can go on a nature walk or create a craft from the recycle bin. Older kids can take control and guide the family in ways to recycle, reduce, and reuse. They can implement a plan to reduce their water consumption or make a pledge to turn off the lights. 

Here are 10 ideas for families that want to celebrate Earth Day every day.


  1. Set up an at-home recycling station. Teach Me Mommy show you how.
  2. Learn about the world around you and go on a nature walk with How Wee Learn.
  3. Pick up litter around your neighborhood with My Nearest and Dearest.
  4. Learn about composting and start a compost pile or bin in your yard with ALLterNATIVE Learning.
  5. Find ways to conserve water in your home with Kitchen Counter Chronicles.
  6. Play a recycling think and sort game with No Time for Flashcards.
  7. Make a log pile home for creatures in the corner of your yard with Rainy Day Mum.
  8. Search your recycling bin for craft supplies. JDaniel4's mom has a great list of recycled crafts!
  9. Challenge each other to turn out the lights, like we did here at Creative Family Fun.
  10. Save a tree with these 7 Ways Kids Can Help Save Trees from Go Explore Nature.
What are some of the ways your family celebrates Earth Day every day?

Make this a family adventure!
Spending time learning about the earth and the ways we can be more eco-friendly is always a rewarding way to spend time together as a family. Any one of these links would be a great family adventure. Pick an idea and spend your next family night working on ways to save the earth. 




For even more ideas, please follow my Earth Day Every Day Pinterest board:

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