Recycling Worksheets for Kindergarten

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Your early learners are going to have so much fun with these recycling worksheets for kindergarten activities! These printables about recycling are perfect for teaching them how to start recycling and the importance of recycling, even at a young age!

Since we’re very much interested in doing what we can to help Earth, recycling is always a topic in our house! We talk about separating out items that can be recycled and the importance of not wasting items on a weekly and sometimes on a daily basis. The kids love knowing that they’re able to do things to help make our planet better as well!

Make sure to check out my Earth Day Printables for Kids for even more fun Earth activities for the kids.

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Recycling Worksheets for Kindergarten

These recycling worksheets are perfect for creative learning as well as Earth Day activities as well. Teaching your children the importance of recycling and how it can make an impact is such an important learning lesson for all.

What I love about recycling is that it’s a hands-on activity that works the mind as well. This gives the children time to understand the process of recycling and what to recycle and then use that knowledge in their everyday life.

It’s so fun to put printables are real-world learning together and then go through the learning process with the kids!

Recommended Recycling Books for Kids

When it comes to really diving into a topic, books are always our top choice. Pairing books about recycling up with activities about recycling creates a really great learning environment for the kids.

Not only will visual learners be able to grasp the importance of recycling, but those who prefer hands-on activities will love doing their part as well.

There are so many great stories about recycling to choose from in the book list below but don’t let the stop you from checking out other options. You can find books that are factual and informational or more creative and fun.

With the message being created to educate kids about recycling, adding in the books are such a great resource to compliment thoughts and ideas.

Kids Fight Plastic: How to be a #2minute SuperheroKids Fight Plastic: How to be a #2minute SuperheroEarth Ninja: A Children’s Book About Recycling, Reducing, and Reusing (Ninja Life Hacks)Earth Ninja: A Children’s Book About Recycling, Reducing, and Reusing (Ninja Life Hacks)Why Should I Recycle? (Why Should I? Books)Why Should I Recycle? (Why Should I? Books)Learn to Recycle Book: Kids Book About Recycling | Perfect Activity Workbook | Help to Save the Earth (Learn to Recycle | Activity Books for Kids & Young Teens)Learn to Recycle Book: Kids Book About Recycling | Perfect Activity Workbook | Help to Save the Earth (Learn to Recycle | Activity Books for Kids & Young Teens)What Does It Mean to Be Green?: A Picture Book about Making Eco Friendly Choices and Saving the Planet! (Earth Day Books, Recycling Books for Kids)What Does It Mean to Be Green?: A Picture Book about Making Eco Friendly Choices and Saving the Planet! (Earth Day Books, Recycling Books for Kids)Recycle!: A Handbook for KidsRecycle!: A Handbook for Kids

 

What are fun activities to teach kids about recycling?

Along with printables and books, you can easily teach your little ones about the importance of recycling by hands on activities like actually helping with the recycling in your house.

Some towns have bins or containers for recycling and some don’t. You can have your child help with the sorting of the items so that they get an idea visually of the correct items to recyle.

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What’s included in these recycling printables?

You’ll find tracing activities, word scrambles, cut and paste activities, and more! This printable approaches the topic of recycling in a variety of ways.

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Recommended Recycling Activities for Kids

Keep the recycling fun going with these activities all about recycling! The kids can think about recycling with fun science kits, stickers, lantern crafts, and DIY projects that are all about zero waste.

We love to filter in some hands-on activities like these to really help the kids understand the importance of recycling. It’s amazing how much they’ll want to learn more about an activity when you pair up and combine fun activities with it.

TickleMe Plant Classroom or Homeschool Science Fun Planting Party kit - for 30 StudentsTickleMe Plant Classroom or Homeschool Science Fun Planting Party kit – for 30 StudentsQTL Stickers for Kids Earth Stickers Water Bottle Stickers for Teens Girls Environmental Stickers for Laptop Waterproof Stickers and Decals 50PcsQTL Stickers for Kids Earth Stickers Water Bottle Stickers for Teens Girls Environmental Stickers for Laptop Waterproof Stickers and Decals 50PcsAlritz DIY Dinosaur Lantern Crafts Kits with 6 Mini Realistic Dinosaur, Dinosaur Toys Arts and Crafts Night Light Project Gifts for Kids Boys Girls Ages 4 5 6 7 8 9 10, Create a Dino WorldAlritz DIY Dinosaur Lantern Crafts Kits with 6 Mini Realistic Dinosaur, Dinosaur Toys Arts and Crafts Night Light Project Gifts for Kids Boys Girls Ages 4 5 6 7 8 9 10, Create a Dino WorldFun Express Earth Day/Recycle Mini Buttons - 48 Pieces - Educational and Learning Activities for KidsFun Express Earth Day/Recycle Mini Buttons – 48 Pieces – Educational and Learning Activities for KidsFun Express Learn to Recycle Activity Boxes - 54 Pieces - Educational and Learning Activities for KidsFun Express Learn to Recycle Activity Boxes – 54 Pieces – Educational and Learning Activities for KidsRecycle and Play: Awesome DIY Zero-Waste Projects to Make for Kids - 50 Fun Learning Activities for Ages 3-6Recycle and Play: Awesome DIY Zero-Waste Projects to Make for Kids – 50 Fun Learning Activities for Ages 3-6

 

Just print out the printables and let the kids get started! You can give them the packet and let them complete them all at once or try to stretch them out over the days.

printable learning activities about recycling

They’ll love being able to do the word search and then have the coloring page that they show how they can reduce waste as well!

This printable packet is perfect for teaching them that they can be independent helpers in making the world a better place!

recycling word search printable

Download the Recycling Worksheets below

Don’t forget to grab the printable recycle packet here! This is perfect for Earth Day activities, rainy day fun, and more!

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Are you looking for even more activities for Earth Day? These great printables should totally be added to your radar!

Sort Your Recycling Worksheets

Help to teach the importance of recycling with these easing sorting worksheets. This is a grat way for the kids to learn the way that recycle gets sorted out.

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Since Earth Day is a great day to find ways to learn all about the Earth, use these printables to schedule out some learning fun.

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I also think that these worksheets for Earth Day would be great to add to the mix. It’s an easy way to help the kids stay focused on the task ask hand.

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Keep the egg cartons and see if you can do some of these recycling projects together! There are always fun ways to upcycle and reuse items!

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