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Science Theme Units
April Theme Units

Caring for Earth and
Earth Day Activities

Printables, Worksheets, and Lesson Plans
for Kids


Earth Day Activity Writing Books for Kids
             Make custom Earth Day Writing Activity Books


Critical Thinking
     How many cans and junk mail letters were recycled?
     What is the fuel economy of each car?


Find the Differences and Ponder the Picture
            Find the Differences and Ponder the Picture Puzzle


Ponder the Picture Comprehension Puzzle
             Care for and Clean Up Our Earth
             Earth Day Ponder the Picture Puzzle


Earth Day Mazes
            Earth Day Mazes: Easy
            Earth Day Mazes: Difficult
Build Earth Day Mazes (computer generated mazes)


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Nature - Enjoy It, Care for It (Very Quick Reader; Grade 2-4 Readability)
     Air Pollution (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-7 Readability)
     Recycling (Very Quick Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)

Short Readers
     Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (Short Reader; Grades 3-4 Readability)
     Earth Hour Power (Short Reader; Grades 4-5 Readability)
     Ozone Confusion (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Why Waste? - A Change In Habits (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     For the Good of the Earth (Short Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)
     Death Smog In Donora, Pennsylvania (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)

Spanish
     Naturaleza: disfrútala y cuídala (grades 2-4)
     La Contaminación del Aire (grades 4-7)
     Confusión del ozono (grades 4-6)
     Por el bien de la Tierra (grades 5-7)
     Smog mortal en Donora, Pensilvania (grades 6-8)


Reading Comprehensions
Earth Day
     Earth Day Begins (Grades 2-3)
     Earth Day Art (Grades 2-3)
     Good Clean Earth (Grades 4-6)
     Why Do We Have Earth Day? (Grades 5-8)
     Two Earth Days? (Grades 6-8)

Caring for Earth
     Aunt Tilly's Garden (Grade 1)
     Wetlands Poem (Grade 1)
     Wetlands (Grade 1)
     Three Little Fishes (Grade 1)
     Poppy's Park (Grade 1)
     Reuse, Reduce, Recycle (Grades 1-2)
     Save Our Trees (Grades 1-2)
     Every Litter Bit (Grades 1-2)
     The Great Can Stomp (Grades 1-2)
     A Frog's Eye View (Grades 1-3)
     An Earth Day Song (Grades 1-5)
     Sock it to Recycling! (Grades 2-3)
     Save Our Wetlands (Grades 2-3)
     A Box of Worms (Grades 2-3)
     Let Your Figures Do the Marching (Grades 2-3)
     What Can I Do? (Grades 2-3)
     "Bin" Composting? (Grade 3)
     Oil Spill (Grades 3-4)
     Over the River, Through the Woods (Grades 3-4)
     Facts About Composting (Grades 4-5)
     Rachel Carson, Environmentalist (Grades 4-5)
     Water, Water, Everywhere (Grades 4-6)
     Indoor Air Pollution (Grades 4-6)
     Asthma and Our Environment (Grades 4-6)
     Rainforest Plants (Grades 4-6)
     Making a Difference (Grades 4-6)
     Recycling: Something Old Is New Again (Grades 4-6)
     Animals in Danger! (Grades 4-9)
     How People Affect Other Living Things (Grades 5-6)
     The Importance of National Parks (Grades 5-6)
     The Problem with Trash (Grades 5-6)
     Hybrid Cars (Grades 5-6)
     It's Free! (Grades 5-6)
     A Day in the Park (Grades 5-6)
     Soil - Where Would We Be Without It? (Grades 5-7)
     Pollution Management (Grades 5-7)
     Three R's to Help the Earth (Grades 5-7)
     What Can You Do About Global Warming? (Grades 5-8)
     What You Can Do to Save the Earth (Grades 5-8)
     Rainforest Logging Banned in New Zealand (Grades 5-8)
     Cyanide Polluted Danube River (Grades 5-8)
     The Rotten Truth (Grades 6-7)
     How Do People Protect Plants and Animals? (Grades 6-7)
     Rachel Carson, Founder of the Environmental Movement (Grades 6-8)
     Hybrid Cars Update (Grades 6-8)
     How Is Paper Recycled? (Grades 6-8)
     Effects of Genetic Engineering (Grades 7-8)
     A Costly Oops! (Grades 7-9)
     The Earth's View - A Speech to Humans (Grades 7-9)
     The Wet Treatment, Part 1 (Grades 7-9)
     The Wet Treatment, Part 2 (Grades 7-9)
     The Gas Effect, Part 1 (Grades 7-9)
     The Gas Effect, Part 2 (Grades 8-10)
     A Mountain of Garbage (Grades 8-10)
     Use Me Reuse Me (Grades 8-10)
     The Dr. Jekyll - Mr. Hyde Molecule and the Case of the Vanishing Ozone (Grades 9-12)
     GMOs and the Environment, Part 1 (Grades 9-12)
     GMOs and the Environment, Part 2 (Grades 9-12)
     Global Warming (Hi/Lo Grades 5-6)
     Human Impact on Earth (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)
     Good and Bad Ozone (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)
     Resources - Renewable or Nonrenewable? (Hi/Lo Grades 6-8)

Spanish
     Comienza el Día de la Tierra (grades 2-3)
     Arte del Día de la Tierra (grades 1-2)
     Tierra buena y limpia (grades 4-5)
     El jardín de la tía Tilly (grades 1-2)
     Las tierras pantanosas (grade 1)
     Tres pequeños peces (grade 1)
     El parque de Poppy (grade 1)
     Reutiliza, reduce, recicla (grades 1-2)
     Salva nuestros árboles (grades 1-2)
     Cualquier pedacito de basura (grades 1-2)
     ¡Dale un golpe al reciclaje! (grades 2-3)
     Salva nuestras tierras pantanosas (grades 2-3)
     Una caja de gusanos (grades 3-4)
     Deja que tus cifras hagan la marcha (grades 2-3)
     ¿Qué puedo hacer? (grades 2-3)
     ¿Compostaje en "envases"? (grade 3)
     Marcar la diferencia (grades 4-6)
     ¡Animales en Peligro! (grades 4-9)
     Ozono bueno y ozono malo (grades 5-7)
     Recursos: ¿renovables o no renovables? (grades 6-8)


Play
     Operation: Destroy the Earth (A Play; Grades 3-4)


Leveled Books
            John Muir: The Father of Our National Park System
            Marine Debris: What Is the Pollution Solution?
            I Can Make a Difference
            The Three R's
            Earth Day

             Make Earth Feel Better (PDF File)
             Teddy Recycles (PDF file)
             Kacie Composts (PDF File)
            Squirmy Earthworms


Writing
Replying to Letters


Go Green Activities
            Go Green Puzzles


How Can I Help?
      How Can I Help? Theme Unit


Quizzes
Grades 2-3
     Quiz - vocabulary, true/false, and multiple choice
     Customize Printables

Grades 4-6
     Quiz - vocabulary, true/false, and multiple choice
     Customize Printables

Grades 7-9
     Quiz - vocabulary, true/false, and multiple choice
     Customize Printables


Funda-blanks
     Earth is My Home (grade 1)
     Trees for Earth Day (grades 2-3)
     Ten Facts about Earth (grades 4-6)


Conversations - Foreign Languages
     No wasting! - French and English
     Natura enim non nisi parendo vincitur ! - French and English
     Protecting the environment - French and English


Book Units
    The Great Kapok Tree (Grades 1-3)
    Kickoff! (Grades 3-6)


Bulletin Board
       Earth Day Bulletin Board (black and white)

Earth Day Bulletin Board (color)


Science Project
    Earth Day Science Activity


World Problems
   April World Problems and Issues


Earth Day Visual Perceptual Skills
   Visual Skills - No Rotation of Images
2 by 2: Multiple Choice - Easy printable
2 by 2: Full image given
2 by 2: Picture is one-fourth complete
2 by 2: Full image given (one extra piece not used)
2 by 2: Picture is one-fourth complete (one extra piece not used)
2 by 2: Full image given (two extra pieces not used)
2 by 2: Picture is one-fourth complete (two extra pieces not used)
2 by 3: Full image given
2 by 3: Picture is one-sixth complete
2 by 3: Full image given (two extra pieces not used)
2 by 3: Picture is one-sixth complete (two extra pieces not used)
Mixed Book - one page of each worksheet

   Visual Skills - Images may be Rotated
2 by 2: Multiple Choice - Easy printable
2 by 2: Full image given
2 by 2: Picture is one-fourth complete
2 by 2: Full image given (one extra piece not used)
2 by 2: Picture is one-fourth complete (one extra piece not used)
2 by 2: Full image given (two extra pieces not used)
2 by 2: Picture is one-fourth complete (two extra pieces not used)
2 by 3: Full image given
2 by 3: Picture is one-sixth complete
2 by 3: Full image given (two extra pieces not used)
2 by 3: Picture is one-sixth complete (two extra pieces not used)
Mixed Book - one page of each worksheet


Caring for Earth Puzzles (with pictures)
        Unscramble names of caring for earth words
     Fill-in missing letter (one missing letter)
     Fill-in missing letter (two missing letters)
     Circle names of caring for earth words (correct spelling)
     Match names of caring for earth words with pictures
     caring for earth word search

     Caring for earth with pictures puzzle book


Caring for Earth Picture Puzzles
   Picture
Word Search


   Cut and paste picture
and write the word


   Circle letters
and write the word




Board Game
   Caring for Earth Vocabulary Board Game



Caring for Earth Word Wall
        Create a word wall using words from the caring for Earth theme unit


Analogies
             Earth Day Analogies

Analogies in Foreign Languages
     French analogies
     Spanish analogies
     Italian analogies
     German analogies


Finish the Story
     A World without Trees (Grades 2-3)
     The "We Can Club" (Grades 2-4)
     Lacey's Recycling Contest (Grades 3-6)
     The Superheroes Clean up the Earth (Grades 4-6)
     The Dump (Grades 6-8)


What would YOU do?
     Recycled Fun or Not (Grades 6-9)


Writing
Earth Day Draw and Write
Earth Day Draw and Write

Earth Day Story Starters and Borders
Earth Day borders with Earth Day story starters

Rhymes
            Recycle and Bicycle


Earth Day Math
     Earth Day Math Stories (Grades 1-2)
     Earth Day Math Stories (Grades 3-4)
     Earth Day Math Stories (Grades 5-6)
     Earth Day Addition and Subtraction
     Earth Day Mixed Math Worksheet
     Earth Day Electricity Math Worksheet


Earth Day Counting
(for edHelper.com subscribers)
Earth Day Counting Puzzle


Trash Word Search
            Trash Mash Word Search


Animals
  Animal and Biome
Theme Unit

  Endangered Animals
Theme Unit

  Rain Forests
Theme Unit

Caring for Earth: Vocabulary Puzzles
Select grade level for vocabulary and words:
Grade 1    Grades 2-3    Grades 4-6    Grades 7-9


Also Visit:
     FREE Earth Day Lesson Plans from LessonPlansPage


Teacher Recommendations:  Worksheet and Lesson Plan Activity Ideas

Math
     Math Worksheets and Math Printables

Money
     Money Worksheets

Plants
     Plants

Time
     Time Worksheets

Weather
     Weather

Science
     Science Theme Units

Calendar
     Calendar

Cause And Effect
     Reading Comprehension Skills

Butterflies
     Insects

Rainforest
     Rain Forest

Dinosaurs
     Dinosaurs

Patterns
     Mathematical Sequences and Number Patterns

Poems
     Poetry Units


  
  Caring For Earth and Earth Day
  
  Fraction Worksheets and Printables: Fraction Math Worksheets
  
  Multiplication Worksheets
  
  Measurement
  
  Place Value Worksheets
  
  Language Arts Review: Synonyms and Antonyms
  
  Word Roots - Prefixes, Greek and Latin Roots
  
  Solar System and Planets
  
  April
  
  Africa
  
  Ancient Egypt
  
  Nutrition Worksheets
  
  English Worksheets - Language Arts and Grammar Lesson Plans
  
  Rocks and Minerals
  
  Classroom Helpers - Calendars
  
  Time And Seasons
  
  Language Arts
  
  Sound
  
  Poetry
  
  Phonics - Printable Books, Worksheets, and Lesson Plans
  
  World War II (1939-1945)Theme Unit
  
  American Revolution
  
  United States
  
  Earthquakes
  
  Reference Skills: Alphabetical Order


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