Friday, April 22, 2011

Have Fun and Celebrate Earth Day in Style with these great ideas!

Earth Day is here and it's also a holiday weekend too!  A perfect time for greening your daily routine with the kids by doing some eco-friendly activities, crafts and more!  Check out our suggestions below and see if you can't come up with some fun and earthy things to do in honor of Earth Day!

Eco-Friendly Recycled Crafts:  This link shares with you a gallery of recycled craft ideas, many of which I think are just adorable.  Coffee Ground Fossils, Milk Carton Bird Feeders, Toothbrush Bracelet!!!  Have fun with your everyday household recyclables and without spending a dime!

Favorite Recycled Crafts

Plant a Tree!  Check out the cool link below from the Arbor Day Foundation!  Get out and plant a tree or plants with your kids, get your hands a little dirty and dig in the earth!  The Arbor Day Foundation even sells trees for a great price, and you can give them as gifts too!  Just $3 each!  Imagine handing out tiny gift trees as party favors at your next event or at Christmas time!  You must bookmark this idea, it's one you won't want to forget!

Give the Gift of Trees, Just $3 each!

Go Geocaching!  Geocaching is a great way to get outdoors AND have fun!  It's a GPS guided scavenger hunt.  Sign up for a free Geocaching account and use your handheld GPS or Smartphone to help you locate the geocaches.  Some are even full of tiny treasures and trinkets your kids will just love.  Add this great activity to your list of things you must try!

GeoCaching

Make Earth Day about doing something different.  Get out and explore, stomp around in the woods, dig in the dirt, reduce, reuse, recycle and more! 

Do you have an Earth Day activity or idea you'd like to share?  Please leave a comment here or on our FaceBook Page, we'd love to hear from you!

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