This page is being continually updated as I discover new resources. For the most up-to-date information, be sure to start by checking out my Pinterest board on Earth Day.
Activity Sheets & Lesson Plans
Primera Escuela has a good number of activity sheets for parents to download. Best for preschoolers.
ABCTeach has a lot of great printables for Earth Day.
Be sure to take a look at Enchanted Learning's site. They have a ton of crafts that are related to the earth and wildlife.
For older children, teachers be sure to check out Canopy in the Clouds. I wrote about this incredible site a while ago, and now their Spanish site, dosel en las nubes, is up and running!
Proyecto Bosk is a Spanish website for children that helps students think about climate change, global warming and care for the forests. Download the 30-page "actividades" booklet for excellent handouts for students.
Crafts & Printables
The Latin Baby Book Club just posted a tutorial for how to make your own bilingual book using recycled materials.
Crafting a Green World has some fabulous crafts using recycled materials, like this chalkboard globe
No Time for Flash Cards has a cute tutorial on how to make a (recycled) earth.
Spanish Earth Day or Environmental Unit Vocabulary and Activities from Liz's Lessons.
Me on the Map bilingual activity in Spanish or English by Mrs. Castro.
Reciclando en la escuela is a fabulous site, written completely in Spanish, with some of the most imaginative ideas for recycling materials into educational tools/toys/activities.
The Magnifying Glass is another favorite of mine. And all this week this nature blog has been celebrating Earth Day. Go have a look-see.
What Eats? is a food website for kids. Lots of easy information here that will fascinate your littles.
• Earth Day--Hooray! (MathStart 3) by Stuart J. Murphy
• Earth Day: An Alphabet Book by Gary Kowalski
• The Earth and I by Frank Asch
• Talking with Mother Earth/Hablando con madre tierra: Poems/Poemas by Jorge Argueta and Lucia Angela Perez
• When Jaguars Ate the Moon: And Other Stories About Animals and Plants of the Americas by Maria Cristina Brusca, Tona Wilson
• El Gran Capoquero: Un Cuento de la Selva Amazonica (The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest) by Lynne Cherry
• Imagina un mundo mejor by Yanitzia Canetti.
• Check out the Latin Baby Book Club's bilingual/bicultural book list for Earth Day.
Con mucho cariño...