For over 40 years, Earth Day celebrations have provided kids with the skills and resources they need to help care for the planet. Chances are your child's school or community has plans to participate. Here are some things that you can do at home or in your neighborhood:
Create tasty treats to attract birds to your backyard.
Make a Birdhouse
Design and build a birdhouse from found materials.
Garden on a Windowsill
Demonstrate how roots absorb water and anchor a plant in the ground.
Inspire your little nature lover to observe the tiny insect world.
Take a field trip with your child and explore how food gets to the dinner table.
By Dr. Seuss
Random House (Age 4-8)
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest
By Lynne Cherry
Harcourt Brace (Age 4–8)
Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: A Message from Chief Seattle
Illustrated by Susan Jeffers
Dial Books for Young Readers (Age 4–8)
By Dyanne Disalvo-Ryan
William Morrow (Age 4–8)