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.
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Here are 10 ideas for families that want to celebrate Earth Day every day.
Set up an at-home recycling station. Teach Me Mommy show you how.
Learn about the world around you and go on a nature walk with How Wee Learn.
Pick up litter around your neighborhood with My Nearest and Dearest.
Learn about composting and start a compost pile or bin in your yard with ALLterNATIVE Learning.
Find ways to conserve water in your home with Kitchen Counter Chronicles.
Play a recycling think and sort game with No Time for Flashcards.
Make a log pile home for creatures in the corner of your yard with Rainy Day Mum.
Search your recycling bin for craft supplies. JDaniel4’s mom has a great list of recycled crafts!
Challenge each other to turn out the lights, like we did here at Creative Family Fun.
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
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