5 Green Earth Day Crafts for Kids
Check out these cool ideas to green up art time
These easy projects call for a bit of reusing and repurposing-perfect for celebrating Planet Earth!
Earth Day Crayons
Collect broken blue, green and white crayon stubs, and bake them in a muffin tin for 15 to 20 minutes. Then use the pretty planet-shaped crayons to draw an Earth Day picture. (Via The Gunny Sack)
Earth Day Collage
Tear green, blue and black pages out of old magazines (because kids and ripping is basically the perfect combination), and then glue the pieces onto cardboard. Make sure to recycle what's left of the magazines when you're done! (Via I Heart Crafty Things)
Sprinkle crayon shavings in shades of blues onto wax paper to give these water droplets their dreamy sun-catching powers. (Via Pre-K Pages)
Clay Leaf Prints
Kid-Made Turtle Herb Planters
Add green pom poms and googly eyes to recycled fruit cups to make a planting pot that's perfect for growing herbs or tiny flowers. (Via Reading Confetti)
DIY Milk Carton Bird House Feeders
Colorful paint and a roof of sticks turn old containers into an adorable spot to stash bird food-sure to lure all the birdies to your yard. (Via Little Peanut)
Crafts with small parts are not suitable for children under age three.