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Earth Day Celebration

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This kit includes lots of detailed instructions, and activities may require adult assistance. Questions? Contact Education Manager Frankie Szynskie at

  • Kit Type: Print-At-Home
  • Ages: All Ages with Adult
  • Donation: $5/Family

Let’s celebrate this big, blue marble we call home! Earth Day is April 22, and this activity kit is full of fun, playful, hands-on learning opportunities focusing on the importance of practicing environmental responsibility and taking care of our planet.

  • Practice creative reuse with Paper Heart Quilling, Upcycle Sun Catchers, and Earth Crayons.
  • Get outside and enjoy the spring weather with Nature Paint Brushes, Earth Day Yoga, and the Outdoor Scavenger Hunt.
  • Explore the harms of pollution with the Oil Spill Engineering Challenge.
  • Learn about small ways you can be environmentally conscious like creating your own Tin Can Planter.


A link to the Earth Day Kit will be sent to the email address provided at checkout.

What’s Included?

This 17-page Earth Day Kit contains:

  • 8 Hands-On Art, Nature, and Science Activities
  • Step-By-Step Instructions & Supplies Lists
  • Private Access to Instructional Videos for 3 Activities

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