Environmental Activities for Kids

By: the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

Recycling Round-Up

Start a recycling round-up in your neighborhood, an excellent way to raise awareness on green issues. You'll also get to know your neighbors, too.

What You'll Need:

  • Large plastic trash bags
  • Large cardboard boxes
  • Magazine pictures
  • Glue

Step 1: Decorate large cardboard boxes, such as fruit or moving boxes, with phrases about recycling or pictures of soda pop cans.


Step 2: Give the boxes to trusted friends and neighbors, and ask them to put their empty soda cans in their boxes.

Step 3: Collect the cans in large plastic garbage bags each week.

Step 4: Check your Yellow Pages to find your local recycling center.

Step 5: Turn in the bags of soda cans for a few cents weekly profit.

Kids can take an active role in fighting pollution. Find out how by going to the next page.

For more nature and environmental activities for kids, check out:

  • Earth Science Channel
  • Nature Craft Activities for Kids