Earth Day Bookmark Craft (With Free Printable Templates)

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These cute DIY earth day bookmarks are a fun earth day craft that also encourages a little bit of reading!

earth day bookmark craft

The Earth Day celebrations are in full swing, and what better way to join the festivities than to get creative with an exciting DIY bookmark craft?

Perfect for kids of all ages, this attractive bookmark is a great way to appreciate our beloved planet while also having fun creating something unique.

With just a few materials, you can make this charming piece of art quickly!


materials for earth day bookmark craft

Colored craft paper: To cut out the template pieces. Or print out and color the template pieces before cutting them out.

Earth Day Bookmark Template: You can grab at the end of the tutorial.

Popsicle sticks: To turn your earth day shapes into bookmarks!

You’ll also need some other basic craft supplies like:

  • Pencil
  • Black marker or pen
  • Craft glue
  • Scissors


Start by grabbing and printing out our earth day bookmark template. It features items to make. The earth, a tree, a flower and a recycle sign.

Then grab and select which pieces of colored paper you’ll be using. Or color in the template pieces with colored pencils or crayons.

Then trace (if using colored paper) and cut out all of the template pieces.

Use a black pen to fill in any eyes with pupils.

First we’ll put together the Earth! Assemble the land cutouts on the Earth base around the outer edges like shown below.

earth template pieces

Then glue all 3 land parts by arranging them around the outer edge neatly.

making paper earth

Glue the eyes onto the early slightly above the middle.

Then attach her mouth. You can also attach the earth to a piece of circle card stock to make it stiffer and stronger. (Even the back of a cereal box works well with this.)

cute happy paper earth template

Now you can attach it to a popsicle stick and you have an Earth bookmark!

earth day bookmark

We’ll also make the flower bookmark. Simply join the flower template pieces together.

flower template pieces

And glue them with the stem leaf piece.

paper flower

Then trace and cut out the tree template.

tree template pieces

Glue the two tree leaf pieces together.

assembling tree

Then attach the base of the tree.

paper craft tree

Glue them to a popsicle stick and you’ll have a cute group of earth day bookmarks!

making earth day bookmarks
earth day bookmark craft
earth day bookmarks

Grab the Free Earth Day Bookmark Template

To grab the free earth day templates just put your email in the box down below.

We’ll send them straight to your inbox!

These are for personal or educational use only please. Not for commercial use.

earth day bookmark craft
Yield: 4 Bookmarks

Earth Day Bookmark Craft

Ready to craft up some adorable Earth day bookmarks? Using our free earth day template you can whip up


  • Colored craft paper
  • Earth day bookmark template
  • Popsicle sticks (one for each bookmark)
  • Colored pencils (If not using colored craft paper)


  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Black marker
  • Craft glue


  1. Print out the template and cut out all of the pieces.
  2. Assemble each item, one at a time using the craft template pieces.
  3. Glue finished patterns onto popsicle sticks to create bookmarks.

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