Ready to unearth the perfect Earth Day activity? We’ve rounded up a bunch of crafts that honor this big blue marble we live on—from a natural bird feeder and milk carton village to a paper garland that channels our planet. Click through our slideshow below for some inspirational ways to reuse, repurpose, and really have fun this April 22.

Painted Shells

If you live by a beach (or you saved shells from your last trip), why not use pretty seashells as a blank canvas? This simple but classic idea from Paint Cut Paste is sure to keep the littles entertained for hours.

photo: Paint Cut Paste


What’s your favorite craft to make on Earth Day? Let us know in the comments below.

— Susie Foresman

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