Fun Ways For Families To Celebrate Earth Month

11 Fun Ways For Families To Celebrate Earth Month

10 Fun Things For Families To Celebrate Earth Month

In April, we celebrate Mama Earth. Find crafts, programs and events that will help kids become a little more eco-conscious while having fun!

1. Go to the Earth Day Eco-Market at Toronto Botanical Gardens

It's the first spring Eco-market at TBG, taking place on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over 20 local artisans will showcase their nature-inspired, eco-friendly, and botanically themed products. The Garden Shop will be stocked with a selection of sustainable products along with ethically-sourced plants, seeds, and bulbs to green your home and get your garden growing. More

2. Celebrate Earth Day at Downsview Park

There will be hands-on activities, opportunities to learn and connect with education staff, vendors, and much more. All programming will be centered around sustainability and the importance of meeting the needs of people today without compromising those of future generations. Sunday, April 24th, from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Free admission. More

3. Participate in an Earth Day Cleanup at Claireville Conservation Area

Celebrate Earth Week with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) by taking action and supporting a community cleanup at Claireville Conservation Area! Takes place on Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Free admission. More

4. Make Earth Day Treats

From creepy crawly parfaits to beautiful flower pot cakes, your little sprouts will love these yummy nature-inspired recipes! More

5. Make Earth Day Crafts

Your kids will have fun using recycled materials to make these beautiful earth day crafts and projects. More

6. Take your Toddler to Downsview Park Jr. Forest Explorers

Take your toddler to Downsview Park for a FREE caregiver and toddler nature program. Connect with the natural world through hands-on outdoor activities. April 25 is all about Earth Day Adventures. Big or small, we can all make a positive impact on the planet. Explore how to keep the planet healthy. More

7. Make Upcycled Crafts with your Kids

The best crafts to make are upcycled kids crafts! They are practically free and they help the planet. Transform items you already have in your house to make these 10 creative projects that kids will love. More

8. Take the Kids to Treewalk Village

The kids will spend time outdoors exploring a network of tree houses and climbing structures at Bruce's Mill Conservation Park (there's also a location in Hamilton.) It's a great way of getting them outside and playing in nature. Due to the popularity of this attraction, it's best to reserve your time-slot ahead. More

9. Refashioning and Sustainability Weekend: Colborne Lodge

Discover how you can extend the life cycle of your clothing by learning various mending techniques. This event is designed for families. April 23rd and 24th at Colborne Lodge in High Park. More

10. Read These Earth Day Books with your Kids

A great way to discuss recycling and how to care for the planet is with a book. Start off this Earth Month by reading a book about various topics: Earth Day, the Earth, and Recycling. More

11. Take the Kids to Weekend Nature Play and the Children’s Garden at Evergreen Brick Works

Designed to showcase and make available to the public the many benefits of place based outdoor play and learning, the Children’s Garden offers play and stewardship-based opportunities for children and families of all ages. Open on Saturday, April 23rd from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. $10 per child suggested donation. More

Last minute addition...

Sultans of String's Earth Day Virtual Benefit Concert

This Earth Day we’re coming together to celebrate Ontario’s farms, forests, wetlands and livable cities and the communities working so hard to protect them! A virtual fundraising concert will be hosted by Sultans of String in support of Environmental Defence Canada’s work to protect Ontario's environment. Friday, April 22nd, 2022 @ 7:00 pm, Online. Tickets are $35 - $45 per household. More

via toronto4kids

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