When you think about Earth Day, what do you think about? Planting a tree, recycling, donating time to clean a local highway or along a river? There are a lot of activities you can join in on in order to celebrate Earth Day. Getting your students involved is also easy. There are a lot of learning opportunities on this special spring day. Here is a link to a website you must be a member of to download the resources, but there are tons of them and it's not expensive. https://www.esl-library.com/blog/esl-lesson-plans-for-earth-day/ While I'm telling you about websites you have to pay for, here's another http://www.edhelper.com/EarthDay.htm It costs $19.99 per year and has lots of resources for teachers.
In my last blog post I introduced you to a British website which has resources for homeschoolers. Here's the link to their Earth Day projects http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/earth-day You have to join their group, but it's free and loaded with activities for all age groups.
If you need reading activities for the class, here's a site that has a short article on Earth Day and activities that follow it. Just copy, paste and print. http://www.eslholidaylessons.com/04/earth_day.html
Are you looking for printable material? One place to look is on this blog http://livespeaklove.com/2012/04/10/earth-day-activities/ She's posted a board game you can easily download and print.
This website has a lot of online games for both children and 'young at heart'. Go play and learn some English, too.
If you're looking for a cool Earth Day poster to download and print, here's one http://www.henry4school.fr/Environment/earth-day/pict-posters.htm#poster
Here's a link to a crossword puzzle http://www.myvocabulary.com//index.php?dir=cross_word&file=attempt_crossword&theme_id=61
Word Search Puzzle
Here's a link to a printable word search puzzle. http://homeschooling.about.com/od/holidays/ss/earthprint.htm
If you want to show a short video about Earth Hour, the hour that everyone should turn off their lights, here's the link http://anglais.over-blog.org/article-earth-hour-a-quiz-47479834.html
I also found a really cool link to an interactive memory game. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/usa_game/holiday_memory/help_environment_memory.htm
If your students like puzzles, but you can't print them out and make them sturdy enough to reuse, here's a link to an interactive puzzle. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/usa_game/holiday_puzzles/earthday_tree.htm
There are so many different resources on this site http://www.henry4school.fr/Environment/earth-day/earth.htm that you are sure to find something that you can use. Go look, and I wish you a lot of fun on Earth Day!