10 Earth Day Activites for Kids
We have compiled our favorite monarch activities to do with kids this Earth Day! These activities can easily be paired with free online lesson plans to give kids an educational experience that they won't forget!
Start Milkweed from Seed
Butterfly Stick Puppet
Butterfly Squish Painting
Start a Fundraiser
Plant a Butterfly Garden
Symbolic Monarch Migration
Every year Journey North sends a flock of Monarch symbolic butterflies in the mail to schools in Mexico and they return in the Spring.
"Join students across the globe to create symbolic monarch butterflies to send to Mexico. Children who live beside the monarchs’ winter sanctuaries in Mexico will protect the paper butterflies and return them in the spring. Through the Symbolic Migration, children are united by the monarch butterfly and celebrate its spectacular migration. They learn authentic lessons of conservation and international cooperation."
Submitted by Jennifer Dawson
Get creative and think up your own activity! Please send any Monarch activity ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will keep adding to the list. Thank you for reading!
3/28/2020 08:48:41 am
I currently have 80 Monarchs in chrysalis and an equal number of caterpillars. They are eating me into possible bankruptcy. Just kidding.
4/4/2020 10:39:22 am
Carol, thanks for feeding them :) If you would like to share photos with us please send them to email@example.com
8/23/2021 07:36:32 am
That is a fun and intriguing earth day activity for kids since it not only allows them to enjoy activities and connect with other kids, but it also teaches them about the environment and how to love and conserve it. The dramatization of the transformation is an excellent approach to teach children engagingly and enjoyably.
3/18/2023 02:32:40 am
Those activities are really nice. I'm sure that the kids will enjoy!
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