Celebrate that today is Earth day for kids with this super cute Earth Day craft you can make with your kids today! As this earth day suncatcher is so pretty and simple to make, it make a great earth day ideas for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students. Simply print earth printable to make this cute earth day crafts for preschoolers.
Earth day suncatcher
Earth Day is April 22nd. Celebrating Earth Day is a fun and important thing to do for kids of all ages. You can make this EASY sun catcher craft with minimal supplies to encourage children to think about the Earth. The results of this pretty earth day craft are really quite beautiful! Preschoolers, kindergarteners and elementary age students in grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, and grade 4 will enjoy making this translucent sun catcher. Kids can even do this Earth Day Project with little to no help. Simply print the Earth Template and let the kids go wild creating!
Earth Day printable
Earth day tissue paper craft
To create your own Earth Suncatcher, you will need:
- Earth Template
- Tissue paper in green and blue
- Contact Paper
Earth day suncatchers
Print the Earth Template. Now cut a piece of contact paper to cover the Earth on the template. Remove the backing from the tissue paper. Tape the contact paper over the template with the STICKY SIDE UP. See pictures. Tear pieces of tissue paper in both green and blue. This is great fine motor practice for those little ones!
Begin to lay torn pieces of blue tissue paper on the sticky contact paper. Use the template to guide you. Fill the entire ocean area. Overlapping the tissue paper creates a beautiful dimension to the project.
Earth day suncatcher craft
Once you have finished with the ocean area, add green tissue paper to the land area on the template. Again, overlapping the tissue paper adds lovely texture and dimension to the project.
Once you have completed adding tissue paper, cut another piece of contact paper to lay over the first piece.
Earth day sun catcher
Remove the backing from the second piece and smooth it over the first. Flatten to remove bubbles. Now cut around the template to remove the Earth sun catcher from it.
Hold your sun catcher up to the light and admire how beautiful it is!
Earth Day Craft for Preschoolers
You can tape this to the window too!
Have a wonderful Earth Day! And remember, every day is Earth Day!
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This is a perfect activity for my K-4th grade students. Thank you!