We have always recycled. We have also done compost bins in past years , but this year Earth Day really sparked a greater interest in the kids. The kids have become more conscientious of their actions and how they affect our planet.
Recycling, reusing, and reducing our carbon imprint on the environment is not just for Earth Day. It’s something we should actively be doing every day of the year. This worksheet is a great extension of Earth Day learning for young kids.
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Challenge kids to identify where the items go. Are they recyclable? Can they go in the compost bin? Can the items be donated? Finally, if it does not fit any the other categories it is trash.
Kids get scissor practice by cutting out all the items on the first worksheet. Squeezing the glue bottle to glue the items in their correct box gives fine motor skills a work out as well.
Tom’s of Maine® is committed to extending the message of Earth Day. They have been caring for communities, and the planet as a whole, for over 45 years. They recently introduced new natural products in the Target Made to Matter collection.
These products are free of artificial dyes, fragrances, flavors and preservatives, and are never tested on animals.
We picked up the new Luminous White Toothpaste and Wicked Cool! Deodorant.
The Luminous White Toothpaste provides the most advanced natural whitening toothpaste that is safe for enamel, and is gluten and paraben free.
The Wicked Cool! Deodorant is made just for boys and girls, providing 24-hour odor protection and free of aluminum, parabens, and artificial fragrances.
They also have a North Woods Men’s Antiperspirant that is the first natural antiperspirant made for men that provides all day odor and wetness protection without petrochemicals, artificial fragrances, or irritation.
Purchase these items at your local Target using this cartwheel offer.
Print worksheet here >>> I Can Help My Planet