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How to Play Earth Day Games with Your Kids

Celebrate Earth Day with these great games.


  • Step 1: Play milk jug soccer Play milk jug soccer by using an old plastic milk jug for the ball.
  • TIP: Use any type or size plastic jug.
  • Step 2: Play "guess how many" Play "guess how many" by filling a clear glass jar with shells or pine cones. Whoever gets the closest wins.
  • Step 3: Play Earth Day trivia Play Earth Day Trivia. Ask questions related to energy, recycling, and protecting the environment.
  • TIP: Search online for questions to ask children of all ages.
  • Step 4: Paint a picture Paint a picture related to Earth Day on recycled paper.
  • TIP: Use empty yogurt containers for the paint cups.
  • Step 5: Make a hand puppet Make a hand puppet out of recyclable items, such as an old sock, yarn, and bottle caps. Put on a puppet show when they are done.
  • Step 6: Perform a skit Put two to three kids in a group. Have them create and perform a skit about an Earth Day superhero.
  • Step 7: Go for a walk Go for a nature walk with your kids. Have fun and educate them about the great planet we live on.
  • FACT: Some United States communities celebrate Earth Day by designating it a car-free day.

You Will Need

  • Plastic milk jug
  • Clear glass jar
  • Shells or pine cones
  • Research
  • Paint
  • Recycled paper
  • Old socks
  • Yarn
  • Bottle caps
  • Internet access (optional)
  • Empty yogurt containers (optional)

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