Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22nd. This is a great opportunity to help children better understand how to protect the environment and to take care of the planet. If your child enjoys word searches, this free printable Earth Day word search is a fun way to learn vocabulary related to the holiday.
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Earth Day Word Search
This free printable word search contains 15 words all relating to Earth Day. The words can be found horizontally, vertically, and diagonally, plus they can be forwards or backwards.
Ways to Use This Word Search Printable
- Have your child circle or underline the words as they find them. Use a pencil, colored pencil, crayon, or marker.
- If it’s easier for your child, he or she can use a highlighter or pale marker to highlight the words instead.
- Another option would be to have your child dot each letter in the word with a bingo dauber. They are always lots of fun for kids!
What You Will Need
- Printer Paper and a Printer
- Pencils, Crayons, Markers, etc.
What Else You Might Need
If you would like to print out the word searches and reuse them multiple times, you could use a laminator and laminating pouches. Then your child could use a dry erase marker or wet erase marker to complete the activity. Here are some more options to make these free printable word search more fun:
Resources to Go Along with the Earth Day Word Search
You can use this word search together with other resources to help your child learn even more about Earth Day.
Books About Earth Day
These would be great books to read aloud to your child before they complete the word search. Or older readers would enjoy some of these books on their own.
I Am Earth: An Earth Day Book for Kids by James McDonald
Earth Day Every Day by Lisa Bullard
Michael Recycle by Ellie Bethel
Earth Ninja by Mary Nhin
Earth Day Activities
Does your child enjoy scavenger hunts? Then grab this printable Earth Day scavenger hunt from Mom on the Side.
Tot Schooling has an adorable happy Earth vs. sad Earth sorting activity for kids.
The Simple Parent shares a fun shaving cream Earth Day painting craft that kids will love.
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