Family Crafts For WWF Earth Hour!

This year WWF Earth Hour is on the 24th March at 8.30pm, it is an hour in which every year more than a million people switch off their lights.
It is to show that they care about the global change to our planet. WWF want to inspire more and more families every year to join in, by doing this they are showing a new generation that it is so important to look after the world we live on and the animals that share it with us.

WWF has come up with some great craft activities that you can do at home to get your children involved!


Elephant Lantern

Time: 1 hour to make
Age: All ages with adult supervision
Where: indoor fun

What you will need:

Milk bottle
Tissue paper
Strong glue
PVA glue

What to do:

  • Wash out a use milk bottle
  • Cut around the top of the milk bottle where the handle meets the bottle at the base of the handle
  • Use different coloured tissue to add colour to elephant with PVA glue
  • Out of the remaining milk bottle cut out 2 elephant ear shapes. Glue these to the milk bottle using strong glue; you may need an to ask an adult for help
  • Add 2 little eyes to your elephant to make a cute face
  • Place over an LED candle and turn the lights off to see your beautiful elephant shining out in the darkness.

When you have completed your elephant lantern, tweet a picture to @wwf on Twitter or Instagram to show them that you are supporting this year’s Earth Hour! We can’t wait to see your designs!

Photo Credit: WWF

You can find out more and make your Earth Hour promise over on the WWF website.


*Thank you WWF for supplying me with the craft instructions*

6 thoughts on “Family Crafts For WWF Earth Hour!

  1. Whoa! I thought people did few other things than switch their lights off on Earth Hour.
    Making family crafts – now that sounds like a good thing to do, if it can become something useful.

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