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Pointillism Earth Day Craft for Kids

Whether you are learning about famous artists like Seurat or just looking for a unique earth day craft for kids – you will love making these beautiful Earth Day Crafts. This  pointillism art project uses a fun painting technique with qtips to make a truly stunning earth day crafts for preschoolers, toddlers, kindegartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students. So celebrate Earth Day for Kids on April 22nd by grabbing our pdf file with the template and get crafting!

Whether you are learning about famous artists like Seurat or just looking for a unique earth day craft for kids - you will love making these beautiful Earth Day Crafts. This  pointillism art project uses a fun painting technique with qtips to make a truly stunning earth day crafts for preschoolers, toddlers, kindegartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students. So celebrate Earth Day for Kids on April 22nd by grabbing our pdf file with the template and get crafting!

Earth Day Craft for Kids

Looking for a super CUTE, but easy Earth Day crafts idea? You will love this stunning earth day craft for kids using the pointillism art technique made easy for kids. All you need are a few simple materials you probably already have at home to make a fun earth day craft perfect for celebrating earth day with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this earth day craft ideas to help kids learn about our planet and how we can better take care of it.

Earth Day Printables

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Earth Day Craft for Kids

Earth Day Crafts

All you need for this cute earth day project are a few simple materials you probably already have on hand:

  • Earth template (see below)
  • qtips
  • blue, gree, yellow paint

Earth Day Crafts for Toddlers

Earth Day Crafts for Preschoolers

This earth day activity for kids is great for working on cordination and fine motor skills with younger kids. Plus it’s loads of fun too. Simply dip the qtip in the paint and press on the map in the spots where there is water on Earth. Did you know over 70% of Earth is covered in water?

It can be tricky for children to comprehend what the entire planet looks like so show them using a globe.

You might also show them the above video which helps them understand what the planet as a whole looks like and how we live in the planet.  We also like to use this where do i live project to help kids undestand this concept.

Earth Day Crafts for Preschoolers

Earth day crafts for toddlers

We like to use a couple different shades of each color to add dimmention to the earth day art project. Plus, that follows the pointillism style.

Easy Earth Day Crafts

Easy Earth Day Crafts

Now add the green or green and yellow colors to the land masses. I encourage my students to use the other side of the q-tip or a new q tip for each color, but you an let them blend it if you prefer.

If you are looking to expand and teach kids about the 7 continents on our planet, this free continents book printable to give them a brief overview or dive into a quick overview of 18 countries from around the world with these countries of the world coloring pages you can make into a cute book.

Earth day craft ideas

Once your project has had a chance to dry, cut out the planet. You can hang the project on a bulletin board, refrigerator, or a sunny window to make a pretty suncatcher craft for April or your solar system unit about the planets.

Earth day craft ideas

Up close it looks like a whole bunch of dots, but when you look at it from farther away, you can see the picture, what the art piece is showing.

       

       

SOme of our favorite Earth Day books to read together.

Printable Earth Day Hat 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 download earth printable to make this cute earth day crafts for preschoolers.  earth day activities for kids  Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd with these super cute Earth Day I Spy pages! Young children in preschool, pre-k, kindergarten and first graders, will love learning completin these earth day printables. There are several different Spring I Spy games for kids to complete. Each of them helps children work on visual discrimination, counting, and learninga about convservation as we reduce, reuse, and recycle. Simply download pdf file with earth day worksheets and you are ready to play and learn with this earth day activity.

Earth Day for Kids

Help kids learn about the impact of pollution and the importance of protecting our earth and environment with this pollution experiment for kids. This simple acid rain experiment is great for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grde, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders. All you need are a few simple supplies ot try this flower experiment where children can see first hand the impace of acid rain on plants.Use this water pollution experiment for kids as part of earth day science or earth science experiment. Earth Day Science - water pollution experiment for kids Earth Day Worksheets earth-playdough-activity

Teaching kids about famous artist Monet with this fun Monet art projects. This  easy-to-make tissue paper craft makes a beautiful Monet Art Project for Kids that will brighten up any room while helping to explore a famous artists for kids while having fun creating beautiful art, slowing down to appreciate the pretty things around us, and learning to express themselves too. This art projects for kids is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students.  Matisse Valentines Art Projects van gogh for kids Are you teaching your children about famous artists for kids? Helping kids learn to appreciate art and different techniques is such a great activity. Whether you are studying monet, van gogh, picasso, mondrian, or one of the other many popular artists - these artist report pages are a great way for kids to remember what they learn. Use these famous artists worksheets with kindergarten, first graders, 2nd graders, 3rd graders, 4th grader, 5th graders, 6th graders, 7th graders, and 8th graders. Simply download pdf file with artist report template and you are ready to create and learn!

Famous artists for kids

Ready to learn about more famous artists with children? Check out these projects:

Earth template

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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  • Thank you for your time to make all your fun stuff. My granddaughter and I have lots of fun doing them together.

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