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5 Earth Day crafts and activities

Celebrate Mother Nature and connect with your kids this Earth Day with these fun, eco-friendly crafts and activities.

By Amy Baskin
5 Earth Day crafts and activities

Earth day activities

Natural tie-dye T-shirts

Get your creative (and beet) juices flowing as you make shirts tie-dyed using foods, tea and a spice. 



Get the instructions: Natural tie-dye T-shirts

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Tissue paper vase

Teach your kids about upcycling by making something new from recyclables. All it takes to make a colouful vase is scraps of tissue paper and a glass bottle. Hello spring party centrepiece!









Get the instructions: Tissue paper vase








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Homemade non-toxic cleaner for windows

Get the kids involved in spring cleaning without the wory of harsh chemicals with this non-toxic cleaner for windows that's super-easy to mix up.  





Get the instructions: Homemade non-toxic cleaner for windows 




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Plant a tree

Give back to Mother Nature and plant a tree in your yard. The kids will be delighted to learn the sapling they've planted will live for hundreds of years.





Get the instructions: Plant a tree




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Tidy a Park

Cleaning up a park is a great way to green your community and make some new friends in your neighbourhood. Don't forget to pack a litterless picnic lunch!



Get the instructions: Tidy a park


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Read more: Earth Day: 17 eco-friendly celebrity parents What are you doing to mark Earth Day?

This article was originally published on Mar 08, 2015

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