Sustainability for Children

Find some fun and educational activities for children to teach them about sustainability and recycling.

Organic Gardening (PNG)

Watch A Movie Together!

Kiss The Ground 

Version for Children (45 minutes)

Kiss the Ground is a full-length documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson that sheds light on an "new, old approach" to farming called "regenerative agriculture" that could balance our climate, replenish our vast water supplies, feed the world, and preserve the planet. /password: schools

Kiss the Ground Movie Poster (JPG)

Quick Videos to Inspire Young Minds

Why Native Plants? 

Watch Douglas Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home, speak about the importance of native plants in your garden.

Plants for Birds by Audubon Society 

Bring birds to your home today by growing native plants.  Watch this short video to start the conversation with your child about why native plants are so important! 

Biggest Little Farm 

The Biggest Little Farm chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature.

Crafts and DIY Activities

25+ Easy Earth Day Crafts for Kids Using Recycled Materials  

By i Heart Crafty Things 

30 Crafts and Activities Using Upcycled Materials 

By We Are Teachers

Make a Wooden Bird Feeder?

Presented by Home Depot 

How to Build a Birdhouse

Presented by Home Depot

20 Earth Day Activities for Kids

Lots of simple crafts for kids by Housing a Forest

Gardening Activities

DIY Plant Markers - 20 different kinds 

Presented by Micro Gardener

25 of the Best and Easiest to Make Upcycled Garden Markers

Presented by Salvage Sister and Mister Waste not, Want Not

How to Get Kids into Gardening?

Presented by Home Depot 

What Happens When You REGROW Vegetables From Kitchen SCRAPS in the Garden?

Presented by Self Sufficient Me (15 minutes)

How to Regrow Everything?

Presented by BuzzFeed Nifty (6 minutes)

How do you teach kids to compost? 7 Tips to Get Started


Find lots of fun and educational activities from the National Audubon Society, including bird identification tips, drawing birds, and more!


Why is Recycling Important  for Kids | Reduce, Reuse, Recycle for Kids

We should be teaching the younger generation the importance of recycling.  Humans make a lot of trash every single day and unfortunately much of it ends up in landfills. By becoming more knowledgeable about recycling we can prevent any more harm to our planet Earth.

In watching this educational video student's questions like what is recycling, why should I recycle, what are the benefits of recycling, what can be recycled, what are the 3 R's (reduce, reuse, recycle) and more will be answered.