Caring for the Earth

Unit Content

Caring for the Earth Letter Match

Ages 3 to 6: Build vocabulary and phonics skills by identifying letters of the alphabet and connecting the letters to beginning sounds in words

Recycling Center

Ages 2 to 6+: Sort a collection of recyclable materials into the following categories: glass, paper, plastic, metal

Trash to Treasure

Ages 2 to 6+: Design and create a new product from reused materials

Colors of the Earth

Ages 2 to 6+: Color the printable to improve fine motor strength and increase focus while also learning how to recognize characteristics of the Earth

Scavenger Hunt

Ages 2 to 6+: Hunt for items which are important to the environment's ecosystem

Recycling Count and Graph

Ages 3 to 6+: Count the recyclables and organize the data into a bar graph

I am Earth

Ages 4 to 6+: Write one important fact about the Earth from the Earth's perspective

Ways to Reduce

Ages 4 to 6+: Develop eco-friendly habits by writing down one way to reduce water, electricity and trash consumption on Earth

Reduce Reuse

Ages 4 to 6+: Draw and write about one way to reduce waste and one way to reuse the Earth's natural resources

Stewards of the Earth

Ages 4 to 6+: Draw and write about one way to help the Earth, then share the idea with a friend and take action

Turn Off the Lights

Ages 4 to 6: Connect written numerals to a quantity while promoting eco-friendly habits at home and at school

Earth Play Mat

Ages 2 to 6: Increase fine motor strength, inspire creative thinking, and allow time for dramatic play

Gifts from the Earth

Ages 2 to 6+: Nurture a sense of gratitude for Planet Earth, and celebrate our natural world, by giving thanks for all she provides us

Waste Sorting

Ages 2 to 6: Sort a collection of waste into the correct bin based on the material from which each item is made (glass, paper, plastic, metal, organic and e-waste)

What Will It Become?

Ages 3 to 6+: Find out what happens to recycled materials and identify the new products they often become

Ee is for Earth Day

Ages 3 to 5: Build visual discrimination skills by recognizing the difference between uppercase E and lowercase e

Air, Land, or Water?

Ages 2 to 6: Learn the structure of the Earth by sorting a collection of images that represent air, land, and water

Earth Pledge

Ages 2 to 6: Promote earth consciousness by encouraging children to think about all the ways in which they can protect the Earth

The Three Rs

Ages 3 to 6+: Introduce the Three Rs and initiate conversations about how communities and the environment benefit from reducing, reusing, and recycling

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Unit Includes

  • 31 Lessons