Putting a bottle into the bin might not seem like a big thing - but just one small act of caring for the environment can make a huge difference, if it is repeated by children all over the world.
Earth Day Worksheets
Celebrate Earth Day in your classroom with our fun Earth Day worksheets. Whether you are looking for handwriting exercises, creative writing prompts or ways to encourage children to think about what they can do to protect the planet you'll find them, and more, here.
We should all do more to help the environment and our planet, and recycling is a great place to start. Can the children design a recycling poster to encourage people to recycle their waste?
Earth day is a day to think about our planet and what we can do to look after it. Can the kids design their own earth day poster using this printable template, encouraging others to take care of the planet and our environment too?
Here's a chance to create an acrostic poem all about Earth, maybe for Earth Day. You create the poem by using the letters of the word earth to start each line. Every child will write something different so it's a great activity to with a group and share the results with each other.
Here's a challenge for older children this Earth Day! Can they use our Earth Day acrostic poem printable to write a poem with an Earth Day theme?
Here's a fun Earth Day activity! Children need to place the eight words to do with Earth Day in alphabetical order.
This Earth Day cloze worksheet is an interesting way to learn a little more about Earth Day. We've provided a number of words to be used to fill in the blanks.
What do our senses experience on Earth Day? This Earth Day sensory poem planning sheet can be used by individuals who want some inspiration, or for a class brainstorming session.
You could use this Earth Day story paper to write about everything you do at home to help the environment and our planet or write about a specific topic, such as how plastic is threatening the earth and what we can do to help stop this. Remember to colour in the fun picture too!
Children get phonics, writing and colouring practice with our earth finger tracing worksheet! Sound out the letters, trace the word and then colour the picture of the earth.
Calling all eco-warriors! Could your school do more to improve its green credentials? Write a letter to your headteacher telling them what you think they could improve and why...
Use this worksheet to encourage each child to think about how they can make a difference in the world. One small action can ripple outwards to affect many people ...
Encourage children to think about how their actions can make an impact and affect their friends and families and even the wider world with this worksheet which asks children to think about how they as a group - perhaps a pack or class - can make an impact.
Did you know that up to 8 million tonnes of plastic ends up in the oceans each year? That's too big a number for most of us to imagine, especially if we convert it to kilograms, which this worksheet suggests we do!
There are lots of ways that every one of us can help look after the Earth. Can the children find some of these and write them on our worksheet?
Use this acrostic poem printable spelling out the word L-I-T-T-E-R for notices and writing projects as well as acrostic poetry. You can choose from the blank version (page 1) or the lined version.
In Blue Planet II (2017) David Attenborough highlighted how plastic is slowly killing our sea creatures, fish and birds. Can the kids design a poster encouraging people to reduce how much plastic they use?
We have three variations of printable on the "protecting the environment" theme. The first asks children to draw a picture of themselves protecting the environment.
Our recycling acrostic poem printable is going to challenge older children! Can they write a poem using lines starting with the letters in 'recycling'? We have a choice of ruled and blank, two with a fun image and two to decorate themselves.
Are you learning all about recycling and looking after the environment? If so, this finger tracing worksheet is perfect for you!
Ask the children to trace the word "recycle" until confident, then the kids can write it themselves on the last line and colour in the picture of the recycling bin.
Here's a fun worksheet with a useful word to learn to write, too! Trace over the dotted letters of 'recycle' and then colour in the picture of the recycling bin...
Maybe use this story paper to write a list of everything you can recycle in your home? Choose from two versions below: lined or with handwriting lines.
Use this fun recycling story paper to write about a trip you've had to the recycling centre or a creative story based on the picture!
What should we be using less of? What should we be recycling? This simple worksheet asks the kids to research or brainstorm a list of items that we should think more carefully about using in the future.
There are two pages - one with lines and one without - in this pdf file, designed for the kids to write an acrostic poem using the letters in the word T-R-A-S-H. It makes a useful writing frame or poster (with plenty of space for your message) too.
Inspire some creative writing on Earth Day perhaps with our "unless someone like you" story paper? Choose from one of two versions below.
This quote worksheet features a quote by Dr Seuss from The Lorax (unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot...) and it's perfect for environmental topics, Earth Day or World Cleanup Day.