earth day

First things first: serious kudo’s to Make and Takes for this month’s Earth Day kick-off of 22 Ways to Save Mother Earth. As I was thinking about what challenge to share for the month of “Easter & Earth,” it made me all-sorts-of-nostalgic for when I officially joined as Make and Takes resident “green” writer. Earth […]

Chugga, chugga, choo choo! Get on the recycled craft train for today’s earth-friendly project. We have paper tubes and washi tape to create our cooky crafty choo choo trains. All Aboard! How about an Earth Day Blog Hop to boot? We all love recycled crafts don’t we? Well, I’m getting crafty with 5 other fantastic […]

In honor of earth day this month, I thought it appropriate to share one of our family’s favorite TED talk videos: How to use one paper towel. The concept and talk comes from Joe Smith, a man on a mission to help reduce the use of paper towels we use in the bathroom. I have […]

Earth Day is on it’s way April 22nd. In honor of Earth Day, we’re sharing 22 ways in which we can help improve our earth by reducing, reusing, and recycling. Along with the help of Make and Takes “green” contributor Sabrena, we’ve gathered 22 ways to celebrate and recycle for Earth Day! *Make sure to get the […]

We’re gearing up for Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd, by getting out our recycled craft supplies. See our video on How to Use Recycled Crafts. Gathered your items and let’s get crafting with these 50 Kids Craft Projects to Celebrate Earth Day! Paper Tube Crafts: 1. Yarn Wrapped Paper Tube Owl - Wrap up this darling little […]

Happy Earth Day, everyone! I’m happy to share a few things to celebrate. First up, we’ve got our winner for our Earth Day DIY with Consumer Crafts, an M&T sponsor, and the giveaway for $250! Congrats to #4044 Ellen T! We’ll email you for details. You’re going to be all stocked up on craft supplies! Be […]

I’m so happy to share today’s post with you! I’ve teamed up with a few A+ bloggers and Consumer Crafts, an M&T sponsor, to bring you a fabulous Earth Day DIY Celebration! With Earth Day coming up in just a couple weeks, April 22nd, we’re here to help you get your crafty DIY on as […]

We’re back with another video for our Kids in the Craft Room series. My daughter is sharing her idea for a Yarn Paper Tube Owl. It’s a perfect activity for a children’s craft room, helping to celebrate spring! Supplies for Yarn Paper Tube Owl: paper tube yarn – any color glue dots or tape crayons […]

I like to give a BIG thank you to all the people who participated in the DecoArt Earth Day Craft Challenge! It was so fun to see all the recycled crafts being created to celebrate Earth Day. If you want to check out the full list of entries, head over to the Earth Day Craft […]

We are celebrating Earth Day in just over a week, so I thought it would be fun to showcase 6 fun recycled craft ideas for this weeks M&T Spotlight. **Next Week: I’ll be featuring your Spring Salads. I’m needing a few more recipes for salads, so link up your recipes at the Spotlight! 10 Earth […]

I love a good challenge, especially a craft challenge! I love to see all the entries and what people are creating. So, happily I’ve joined forces with Steph of Modern Parents Messy Kids (MPMK) to bring you a craft challenge celebrating Earth Day! We’ve partnered up with DecoArt to sponsor our challenge and offer a giveaway of fabulous […]

Earth Day is April 22nd, so now is a great time to teach your kids about the importance of recycling, keeping the earth clean, and making responsible environmental decisions. To celebrate Earth Day, we are going to make this mosaic earth. When you’re finished you can hang it on your door to show your awareness […]

With Earth Day coming up on April 22nd, here’s a few fun ways to celebrate this special holiday. There are so many fun and creative ways to reduce, reuse, recycle! Cereal Box Robins by Almost Unschoolers (via One Pretty Thing) pictured above Yearly Reading of The Lorax by Suite Spots Egg Carton Tulips by Make […]

Celebrate our planet by coloring these fun Earth Day coloring pages. There’s an earth, sun, tree, recycle symbol, and a fun birdy connect-the-dot. To make it even more earth friendly as you color, print these coloring pages on the back of pre-used paper or scratch paper! Enjoy!

Katie from Good Life Eats is here as my guest today. She’s sharing a fantastic way to celebrate Earth Day, getting her garden ready to grow! In my part of the world spring has already sprung. That’s not to say that we haven’t reverted back to winter once or twice, but we’ve been lucky enough […]

Aimee from Greeblemonkey hosted a fantastic Kid Art Auction last year, raising $800 for environmental causes. Well, she’s at it again this year and I’m helping spread the word. I plan to get my kids involved, submitting their art to the cause as well. Everyone can join! All you have to do is have your […]

Are You Living Green?

by Marie on April 22, 2008

As today is Earth Day, are you living green? Take this quiz from Kaboose to find out if you are REALLY doing what it takes to be more eco-conscious. This was quite the eye opening quiz for me. I am embarrassed to tell you the percent I deserve! I have a lot to learn about […]

Earth Day Recycled Art

by Marie on April 21, 2008

To celebrate Earth Day tomorrow, we are creating Recycled Art. With a few other craft supplies, we turned our garbage into art. Who wouldn’t love a bunch of tulips that will never wilt? Supplies for Egg Carton Art: egg cartons, googley eyes, pipe cleaners, tissue paper, paint or markers, glue, scissors For the flowers: We […]

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