Celebrate Earth Day with these delightful Children’s Books!
Earth Day is a wonderful chance to talk to your kids about the importance of the environment.
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Read about Earth Day!
It’s easy to celebrate Earth Day with Children’s books.
Children are curious about their world.
Once you start a conversation, they may just not stop talking!
Be sure to check out these other fun and engaging Earth Day activities.
Long before saving the earth became a global concern, Dr. Seuss, speaking through his character the Lorax, warned against mindless progress and the danger it posed to the earth’s natural beauty.
While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it.
As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world.
This colorful, insightful story, demystifies for children what it means to be green by helping them to view everyday tasks through an environmentally-friendly lens.
The book empowers children to do whatever they can to protect the earth’s precious resources.
The girl in this book grows chocolate rabbits, tomatoes as big as beach balls, flowers that change color, and seashells in her garden.
It’s April 22, and Lion and his friends want to plant trees, recycle bottles, and have fun on Earth Day.
But not Monkey. He wants to celebrate his birthday.
Can he convince the other animals that it really is his birthday?
Violet Kim’s humorous artwork, rendered in paper, photographs, and colored pencil, highlight the sunny, friendly world of the animals.
Children and adults will delight in Earth Day, a litany of gratitude that celebrates earth’s diverse species, from apricots to groundhogs to junebugs, from quahogs to zinnias, zucchini and zebras with bright and whimsical illustrations.
In alphabetical order, the wonders of nature arise from the page, reminding readers that every day is a reason to give thanks and that miracles are as simple as ABC.
The author and artist Lynne Cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate her gorgeous picture book.
One day, a man exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree.
While he sleeps, the forest’s residents, including a child from the Yanomamo tribe, whisper in his ear about the importance of trees and how “all living things depend on one another” . . . and it works.
With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, Todd Parr explores the important, timely subject of environmental protection and conservation in this eco-friendly picture book.
Featuring a circular die-cut Earth on the cover, and printed entirely with recycled materials and nontoxic soy inks, this book includes lots of easy, smart ideas on how we can all work together to make the Earth feel good – from planting a tree and using both sides of the paper, to saving energy and reusing old things in new ways.
Follow an eco-conscious super hero as he teaches kids how to recycle and reuse common household items!
The six large flaps throughout show that ordinary trash is really a treasure.
From turning old clothes into fun costumes or an old box into a brand new car, kids will learn that saving the environment is super cool!
After watching a film about climate changes at school, Little Critter decides to do his part to slow down global warming.
With the help of his family and friends, Little Critter begins to reduce, reuse, and recycle.
Together they learn about the importance of not wasting water or energy.
Join Little Critter as he plants a tree, makes a climate control machine, and helps the polar bears.
After Charlie convinces Lola to recycle her old toys instead of throwing them away, Lola discovers a recycling competition.
If she can recycle one hundred plastic, metal, and paper items, she can get her very own real live tree to plant. But she only has two weeks, so Lola decides to ask her classmates to help.
They turn out to be extremely very good recyclers indeed.
Read about the history of Earth Day from the first celebration back in 1970, to today’s annual observance on April 22.
An all-new Clifford adventure finds the big red dog hard at work getting the house clean, or trying to, as he shakes to pieces Emily Elizabeth’s rugs and digs up weeds at a vacant lot for Earth Day.
This lively and informative book explains the process of recycling from start to finish.
Recycle! focuses on five different types of rubbish: paper, glass, aluminum cans, plastic and polystyrene.
This behind-the-scenes look at recycling offers fascinating facts and helpful tips for cleaning up our environment.
Use these fun and educational recycling unit study resources in the classroom or your home.
Any time of year is the perfect time to start teaching children about reducing waste and recycling.