Celebrate Earth Day by doing something good for the earth with the children in your care.  These Town Square resources are some possibilities for using recyclables or taking advantage of nature.

Create a Container Garden

Nature Explore

Creative Projects Using Recyclables

Painting with Recyclables

Loose Parts Play

The Calming Effects of Art and Nature

You don’t have to spend a lot on supplies for children to enjoy creating interesting projects.  Check out these suggestions from PBS Kids for re-using boxes, paper towel tubes, and more.  You can start with these ideas and let the children come up with even more.  Best of all, it is making use of materials that might otherwise fill up the trash!

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