In 1970, a US Senator from Wisconsin, created this national day to create awareness of the environment and how we treat nature. Today this day is celebrated as an international event in 193 countries. Earth Day is celebrated every year on the 22 of April.
Earth Day is a significant day on our calendar as we want to help increase awareness about our planet and environment. One way we can do this is through coloring pages. Color, snap, and share! Click on the earth day coloring page description below to help raise awareness!
Quiz About Earth Day
On what day is Earth Day celebrated?
Answer: 22nd April
Who first came up with the idea to have a day dedicated to making the Earth a cleaner place?
Answer: Senator Gaylord Nelson
Where is the Earth located in the Solar System?
Answer: It’s the third planet from the Sun
Which is the largest ocean on our planet?
Answer: The Pacific Ocean
What is the percentage of oxygen in the Earth’s atmosphere?
Interesting Facts and Stats About Earth Day
- John F. Kennedy played a role in early efforts to promote environmental conservation.
- The first earth day saw 20 Million Americans take to the streets.
- The date of earth day was specifically selected to mobilize college students.
- Earth day faced criticism from the very beginning.
- Although it began as an American movement, earth day is now an international phenomenon.
Earth Day Quotes
- “I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use.” — Mother Teresa
- “The Earth is what we all have in common.” — Wendell Berry
- “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” — George Bernard Shaw
- “Time spent among trees is never time wasted.” — Anonymous
- “He that plants trees love others besides himself.” — Thomas Fuller
- “One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.” — Leo Tolstoy
Funny Earth Day Jokes
Why couldn’t the flower ride its bike?
Answer: It had lost its petals
How can you tell the ocean is friendly?
Answer: Because it waves
How do trees get on the internet?
Answer: They log in
How do you cut a wave in half?
Answer: Using a sea saw
What creature is smarter than a talking parrot?
Answer: A spelling bee
What kind of shorts do clouds wear?
What kind of hair do oceans have?
Earth Day Coloring Pages on Amazon
- Earth Day Coloring Book: Children will enjoy coloring in these eco-friendly pictures while learning a little about helping the planet.
- Coloring Books: A coloring and activity book that contains lovely, amazing, and charming realistic paints for kids, children, tweens, older kids, toddlers, boys, girls, and adults.