This printable is a mixture between a puzzle and a drawing activity! The challenge for the kids is to complete the picture of the earth on the left by filling in the missing parts with reference to the picture of the earth on the right.
Earth Day Puzzles
Lots NEW! Our Earth Day puzzles are a fun way to get children thinking about the planet and what Earth Day means for us all. Tackle an Earth Day boggler puzzle or an Earth Day maze - or many other varieties of puzzles for all ages and abilities! These puzzles make a great starter or time-filling activity for the classroom, or can be enjoyed in after-school clubs or, of course, at home.
This combined puzzle and drawing activity asks children to use their observational skills to complete the recycling bin! Once they've finished, they can colour in the picture and maybe talk about how recycling is good for the environment.
Here's something challenging but fun to try for Earth Day. Try to think of an Earth Day themed word for each letter of the alphabet!
Boggler puzzles are fun to do on your own or you can have a competition against your friends - who can get the most points? This boggler puzzle is all about Earth Day. Can you find the bonus Earth Day words?
Children need to put on their thinking caps to answer these Earth Day themed questions and complete the crossword grid. We've included the solution if you need it too...
You will need to use logic to work out this Earth Day cryptogram, with the help of the letters we have provided. Teachers / parents will find some hints that they can give if necessary to help children solve the cryptogram, on the solution page (page 2 of the pdf file).
Here's another simple Earth Day cryptogram for the kids to tackle, with a hidden "slogan" appropriate for the day. We've included 3 hints that you give out if they are struggling, along with the solution, on the second page.
This quote by Wendell Berry is very appropriate for an Earth Day cryptogram, but might be a little tricky to work out! We've included a series of hints that you can give out on the second page, together with the solution.
How many new words can you make using the letters in EARTH DAY? You might not think there would be many, but you might be surprised when you put your mind to it!
Here's a really fun maze to try on Earth Day! Can the children help the boy find his way through the maze to recycle his rubbish in the recycle bin?
This Earth Day Maze is a little more challenging! The boy needs to do his recycling - can the children help him get to the recycling bin so he can put his rubbish in?
Here's one of our trickier mazes to try on Earth Day. The children need to help the boy recycle his rubbish - can they help him through the maze to the recycling bin? We've included the solution too...
Challenge the kids (and adults too!) with this Earth Day Squashed Sentences puzzle printable. The aim is to find Earth Day themed sentences, starting with the shaded letters. The unused letters will form a word too!
Can the kids unscramble these letters to make ten words to do with Earth Day? Some of them are quite a challenge...
The kids can have a go at finding fifteen words all to do with Earth Day in this printable word search grid...
There are 6 simple Earth Day themed words in this pack of Earth Day word star puzzles, one per page. Five of the puzzles have 5 letters, and one puzzle has 7 letters. We've drawn the stars into the puzzles to help.
This collection of 12 Earth Day word star puzzles are suitable for older children (and adults). Each puzzle is an anagram with a difference! Solve them correctly and you will have drawn a star between the letters.
Our grid copy pictures are a fun way for kids to learn to draw pictures - and they involve careful counting, pencil control and copying skills too. Here's a grid copy of the earth to try.
Copy the 18 broken up squares back into the correct places in the grid to reveal our Earth Day mystery picture!
Some careful copying is required to reveal the mystery picture in this Earth Day puzzle! There are 64 squares to copy across. The solution is included in the pdf in case required.
The ocean is full of things that shouldn't be there, which are killing sea creatures, marine mammals and birds every day and eating away at our environment. This word search grid contains some of the most common ocean pollutants.