2024 Earth Day Activity Guides for Kids

2024 Earth Day Activity Guides for Kids

Welcome to SubjectToClimate's Earth Day Teacher Guide! At SubjectToClimate, we are dedicated to providing valuable resources for educators passionate about teaching about climate change and environmental protection! Our guides are thoughtfully crafted to support teachers across different grade levels, ensuring that everyone can find age-appropriate materials for kids of all ages. Explore our four categories tailored to specific grade ranges: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. 

In these guides, you'll discover a wealth of teaching resources centered around Earth Day, designed to inspire students to become environmental stewards and help take care of our planet. From engaging activities and lesson plans to multimedia resources, our guides aim to make impactful teaching about environmental awareness through fun Earth Day activities like science experiments, art projects, and DIY. 

Join us in fostering a love for Mother Earth and empowering the next generation to make a positive impact. Let's embrace the spirit of April 22nd, Earth Day, and strive to make every day in our classrooms a celebration of our planet!

What Grade Do You Teach?

K-2 Teacher Guide
3-5 Teacher Guide
6-8 Teacher Guide
9-12 Teacher Guide

Teach A Lesson Every Day This Earth Month

Earth Month Calendar - April 2024

Next Steps

Thank you for embarking on this eco-friendly journey with us to instill a sense of environmental responsibility in the hearts and minds of your students. Together, let's cultivate a generation that cherishes and safeguards our planet for years to come.

As part of our commitment to environmental stewardship, consider incorporating fun and educational activities into your lessons. Encourage students to engage in Earth Day crafts using recycled materials, fostering creativity while instilling a sense of responsibility. Conduct a nature scavenger hunt at a local park, encouraging preschoolers to explore and connect with the natural world. For a hands-on experience, set up a composting station or a recycling bin in the classroom to teach little ones about the importance of waste management. 

By embracing these eco-friendly practices, we can inspire the next generation to make a positive impact on our planet. Happy teaching, and happy Earth Day!


EARTHDAY.ORG is a leader in global climate advocacy, dedicated to fostering environmental awareness and driving action. Our mission is to mobilize people worldwide for a sustainable future. To support this goal, we emphasize the importance of climate education at both national and international levels. Climate Education is key to providing children with the knowledge and skills to combat the climate crisis and thrive in the growing green economy.


LSF is a Canadian charity founded in 1991 to integrate sustainability education into Canada’s K-12 school system. LSF focuses on 4 priority areas including: Advancing Education Policy through research and knowledge mobilization; Supporting Educators through delivery of teacher workshops and provision of classroom resources; Youth Engagement through climate action youth leadership forums and climate action project funding; and Celebrating Bright Spots of Innovation through educator and youth awards and the Sustainable Future Schools whole school initiative.

World Wide Teach-In

Worldwide Climate and Justice Education Week is an international effort to bring climate conversations into the classroom, in every course and subject area, and provoke interdisciplinary dialogue through creative Climate Events. Bard College invites educators to Make Climate a Class by teaching about climate change, solutions and justice for at least 30 min during Worldwide Climate and Justice Education Week (April 1-8 2024) or later in Earth Month.

 National Education Association (NEA)

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.