Earth Art

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In this activity, young learners will model land and water on the Earth's surface to make a unique piece of "Earth Art." Activity includes materials list, step-by-step instructions, STEM connections and extension ideas. Adult supervision is recommended.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 8

Resource Type:


Materials List (per student)

  • Coffee filters
  • spray bottle
  • water
  • 1 green washable marker
  • 1 blue washable marker


  • Earth and Space Science
    • Earth Structure

Informal Categories

  • Arts and Crafts


Access Rights:

  • Free access