The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. On that day, approximately 20 million Americans took part in activities to improve the environment. In over 40 years, the number of participants in Earth Day has grown to a billion, and continues to grow every year.
Embrace the Earth we call our home, and make a difference by involving our children in Earth Day activities.
Not sure what to do with them?
Check out these Earth Day activities that you can do not only on April 22, but also throughout the year.
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