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happy earth day

happy earth day!

Well, today is Earth Day. It’s really not even talked about here in S. Africa. At least I haven’t heard anything. I do value recycling and repurposing, though. I think it’s the good steward in me.

earth day banner

In honor of Earth Day, the kids and I made Earths last week for Science. They were so easy and so fun. They were also quick which meant it was easy to turn out lots to make an Earth Day banner! To make your own super easy Earths, here’s what you’ll need…

jman painting earth

Supplies

round coffee filters
paintbrushes
blue and green food coloring
water

eg painting earth

Method

1. Drop several drops of food coloring into cups of water and stir.

2. Take your coffee filter, dip your paintbrush into the food coloring mixture, and paint away!

Idea inspired by No Time For Flash Cards.

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  • Reply
    Anonymous
    April 22, 2013 at 11:17 am

    That´s a lovely craft! 🙂

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    Elisa | blissfulE
    April 22, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    Very nice!

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    Unknown
    April 22, 2013 at 2:21 pm

    Love that you are celebrating it!!! have a nice one!

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    Jennifer {Studio JRU}
    April 23, 2013 at 2:04 am

    well that looks like a fun project! 🙂

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    Zion
    April 23, 2013 at 1:24 pm

    How cool. I think my kids would love this.

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    MaryAnne
    April 23, 2013 at 5:46 pm

    Those are very pretty!

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