5 Earth Facts for Kids
Once a year it is a tradition in our village to go and clean our community from the trash. It is a nice way of celebrating Earth and showing our children awareness. Our planet is such a treasure and if we do not take care of her, who will?
Here are 5 Earth facts for kids to teach them about our planet and its importance to all of us:
- Our planet Earth is the third planet from the Sun.
- Earth is covered with around 71% of water.
- Only 3% of Earth’s water is fresh the rest is salty.
- Our Earth is approximately around 4.5 billion years old.
- The atmosphere of Earth has 6 layers – the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, exosphere, and ionosphere.
These and more facts about Earth can be found here.
Free Printable Earth Templates in Small, Medium, and Large
Our paper globe templates come in small, medium, and large and are perfect for Earth Day, learning about our planet, the solar system, or the letter E sounds.
They can be added to your curriculum very easily and are perfect for crafting at home or in your classroom.
Here are several ideas for you on how to use our cute Earth printables sorted by size and followed with craft ideas at the end of this article. Enjoy!
Small Paper Globe Templates
You are not sure what you can do with stencils? There are many different ways to explore. One of our favorite stencil activities is the toothbrush technique.
With the help of an old toothbrush, you are able to create the most wonderful art pieces. Go check out all three Toothbrush Painting Techniques in our complete guide.
There are many more ways how to use stencils. Let me give you some more craft supplies your children can use for their stencil projects.
Medium Templates of the Earth
I recommend using thicker paper for your card project. First, you will have to print our printable Earth templates out and let your children cut them. Afterward, they can color the front nicely and use the back for their Earth Day quotes.
Here are 5 cute children’s quotes for Earth Day:
- Take care of the Earth and she will take care of you!
- Be the change you want to see in the world!
- Go green and make your Earth a beautiful place to live in. Happy Earth Day!
- The Earth is what we all have in common.
- Try to leave the Earth in a better place than when we arrived.
Go check out our full list of 20 Inspiring Earth Day Quotes for Kids here.
Large Earth Templates and Earth Coloring Page
I also added a small colored picture of Earth in the corner of our coloring page so smaller children know how to paint our globe. Have a look!
Earth Craft Ideas
Earth Day Daisy Craft
Let’s have a look first at this fun flower craft for kids. Create with cupcake liners adorable daisy. Then print, cut out, and color our small earth globe printables. Place them in the center of the flowers and you are good to go.
Black Glue Earth Day Craft
For this fun globe craft, you will have to cut out your children’s hand printouts. Place them behind our colored globe template. Then use black glue for this nice 3D effect. The exact instructions can be found in the link above.
It is such a nice earth craft for Kindergarten, isn’t it?
We have to take good care of our planet Earth. To symbolize our love for our planet, craft this easy Earth man for Earth Day and talk with your children about the importance of caring for our environment.
Spinning Paper Earth
If you are a visual learner, go check out this adorable newspaper Earth craft with the help of our planet printables for preschoolers.
How to Download Your Free Earth Template Pdf
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Pin These Printable Earth Templates and Coloring Pages
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Now it is your turn.
How did your kids enjoy their free printable earth outline pages?
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I would love to hear from you!