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.

Gum Leaf Necklaces

It doesn’t get much simpler than this cute craft idea from Let the Children Play. Just gather a few leaves and let the kiddos decorate them with markers or paint, then string them together to make a swanky necklace.

photo: Let the Children Play


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

— Susie Foresman

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