Let’s write about it! Discuss our planet and examples of current challenges it faces and then use the age-appropriate writing prompts we’ve pulled together to write and illustrate your very own Earth Day piece with your child.
Earth Day Shape Poem (All Grades)
The lines in a shape poem make the shape of the poem’s subject. Write a poem about the Earth inside the circle provided. Share your work with us on social by tagging @LWTears, we can’t wait to see what you come up with!
How Will I Help the Earth?
Grade Two: This activity introduces the waste hierarchy, otherwise known as the “three R’s” of waste management: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Using the prompts provided, write down ways you can incorporate these principles into your daily life.
Why Is Earth Day Important?
Grade Three: This three-part activity starts with using a graphic organizer to write your thoughts about why Earth Day is important. After completing, write about the importance of recycling and draw a picture to show how you recycle.
The Importance of Climates
Grade Four: Learn about two very different climates and write about which one you would rather live in. Bonus: Discuss the impacts of climate changes in these regions and the animals that inhabit them.