Earth day has been one of my "babies" at my school for a few years now. Our school use to do a poster contest, but that changed the year only ONE student entered. I decided we needed to do something MORE!
We started a recycled art contest! This year will be our 4th annual contest!
Students use all recyclable materials to make art sculptures. The first two years the theme was wide open and all sculptures were judged based on beauty, creativity, and percentage of recyclable materials. This meant the students had to do some research to find out what can be recycled in our city!
Our PTO funded the prizes for the winners, and we made it so that everyone who participated got some small prize. Oriental Trading has lots of "Earth Day" prizes to choose from!
Check out the wiki I created to inform parents and students about the contest. It also has games and videos, along with last year's contest idea.
Check out these cool place value and comparing games. Free download from TpT. I found it on my favorite source, Pinterest!
Check out my Earth Day Pinterest board for many more Earth Day Ideas!