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Marble Painted Earth Day Craft and Writing Prompt

Celebrate Earth Day with this one-of-a-kind marble painted Earth Day craft for kids in elementary school! After creating their Earth painting, the students will write a promise to protect the Earth. This Earth Day craft pairs well with any of your favorite Earth Day books, Earth Day activities and Earth Day poems!

You can grab the FREE “Earth Day Promise” writing prompt at the bottom of this post!

Celebrate Earth Day with this one-of-a-kind marble painted Earth Day craft for Preschool, PreK, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students! After creating their Earth painting, the students will write a promise to protect the Earth. This Earth craft pairs well with any of your favorite Earth Day books, Earth Day activities and Earth Day poems! Grab the "Earth Day Promise" writing prompt for FREE!

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Marble Painted Earth Day Craft Directions

First, cut out a large circle from white construction paper. I like to trace around a plate, so the diameter is roughly 8-9 inches.

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Using painter’s tape, attach the white circle template inside the box lid. Simply roll the tape and place it on the backside of the circle.

Celebrate Earth Day with this one-of-a-kind marble painted Earth Day craft for Preschool, PreK, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students! After creating their Earth painting, the students will write a promise to protect the Earth. This Earth craft pairs well with any of your favorite Earth Day books, Earth Day activities and Earth Day poems! Grab the "Earth Day Promise" writing prompt for FREE!

Next, drizzle green, blue and white paint onto the circle. Place the marbles in the paint.

Celebrate Earth Day with this one-of-a-kind marble painted Earth Day craft for Preschool, PreK, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students! After creating their Earth painting, the students will write a promise to protect the Earth. This Earth craft pairs well with any of your favorite Earth Day books, Earth Day activities and Earth Day poems! Grab the "Earth Day Promise" writing prompt for FREE!

Then, gently tilt the box lid from side to side so that the marbles roll back and forth through the paint.

Celebrate Earth Day with this one-of-a-kind marble painted Earth Day craft for Preschool, PreK, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students! After creating their Earth painting, the students will write a promise to protect the Earth. This Earth craft pairs well with any of your favorite Earth Day books, Earth Day activities and Earth Day poems! Grab the "Earth Day Promise" writing prompt for FREE!

This will create a unique design of swirled green, blue and white paint… much like a picture of Earth!

Celebrate Earth Day with this one-of-a-kind marble painted Earth Day craft for Preschool, PreK, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students! After creating their Earth painting, the students will write a promise to protect the Earth. This Earth craft pairs well with any of your favorite Earth Day books, Earth Day activities and Earth Day poems! Grab the "Earth Day Promise" writing prompt for FREE!

After the paint dries, attach the marble painted Earth Day craft to a piece of black construction paper.

Celebrate Earth Day with this one-of-a-kind marble painted Earth Day craft for Preschool, PreK, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students! After creating their Earth painting, the students will write a promise to protect the Earth. This Earth craft pairs well with any of your favorite Earth Day books, Earth Day activities and Earth Day poems! Grab the "Earth Day Promise" writing prompt for FREE!

The black paper certainly makes the craft pop!

Earth Day Writing Prompt

I like to have my students add a “Promise” to their craft. First, we create an anchor chart and brainstorm ways we can help the Earth.

Celebrate Earth Day with this one-of-a-kind marble painted Earth Day craft for Preschool, PreK, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students! After creating their Earth painting, the students will write a promise to protect the Earth. This Earth craft pairs well with any of your favorite Earth Day books, Earth Day activities and Earth Day poems! Grab the "Earth Day Promise" writing prompt for FREE!

Then, the students choose one promise to write. We attach these promises under their Earth Day craft.

Celebrate Earth Day with this one-of-a-kind marble painted Earth Day craft for Preschool, PreK, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students! After creating their Earth painting, the students will write a promise to protect the Earth. This Earth craft pairs well with any of your favorite Earth Day books, Earth Day activities and Earth Day poems! Grab the "Earth Day Promise" writing prompt for FREE!

You can grab the FREE “Earth Day Promise” writing prompt below!

More Earth Day Craft Ideas

Some years, I have my students create a tissue paper Earth Day craft.

Pair this tissue paper Earth Day craft mosaic for kids with your favorite Earth Day books and Earth Day activities! This Earth craft is simple enough for kindergarten, and even, preschool students. Add an "Earth Day Promise" to the craft with the FREE writing prompt! #preschool #kindergarten #firstgrade #earthday #craftsforkids #kidscrafts #teachers #springactivities #teacher

This a definitely a simpler option… perfect for little learners!

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Celebrate Earth Day with this one-of-a-kind marble painted Earth Day craft for Preschool, PreK, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students! After creating their Earth painting, the students will write a promise to protect the Earth. This Earth craft pairs well with any of your favorite Earth Day books, Earth Day activities and Earth Day poems! Grab the "Earth Day Promise" writing prompt for FREE!
Celebrate Earth Day with this one-of-a-kind marble painted Earth Day craft for Preschool, PreK, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students! After creating their Earth painting, the students will write a promise to protect the Earth. This Earth craft pairs well with any of your favorite Earth Day books, Earth Day activities and Earth Day poems! Grab the "Earth Day Promise" writing prompt for FREE!
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As a dedicated Kindergarten teacher for nearly 20 years, I believe the words “fun, play, and creativity” can sit right alongside the words “developmentally appropriate, engaging, and rigorous.” Learning is meant to be fun and messy!

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6 responses to “Marble Painted Earth Day Craft and Writing Prompt”

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    Michelle Posca

    Prompt

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    Kim

    Thank you so much for this freebie, I really appreciate it.

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      Ashley

      Of course! I am glad you can use this idea with your students!

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    Irene

    I never understand how to download/access free resources. I am subscribed but in the email it sends me to this blog post and says resources is accessible at the bottom of blog but at the bottom of blog I to submit my email/info again but never get resource. Would really appreciate how to navigate your site/being subscribed to your site.

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    christina

    Love this! Thank you so much for the freebie!

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    pam

    thank you