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So show the earth some love! They also make great gifts you can give with our free appropriate poem or tags below.  Looking for more Earth Day ideas? Check out our DIY World Clock for Earth Day.blank630x20Free Earth Day Printable Quizblank630x20

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NOTE: If the clay is a firmer variety you will need to add in a few drops of water to help you knead and shape it.

  • Roll a small 1 1/2″ ball of white air dry clay.
  • Flatten it out and add a scant 1 tsp. of potting soil.
  • Knead the soil into the clay.
  • Flatten it again and add approximately 1/4 tsp. seeds.
  • Knead the seeds into the clay.
  • Shape into hearts and allow to dry.

Toss the seed bombs anywhere appropriate where there is dirt. The next time it rains it will dissolve.

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than tossing around some of these heart shaped wildflower seed bombs. Easy and inexpensive. Show the earth some love!

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What better way to celebrate Earth Day than tossing around some of these heart shaped wildflower seed bombs. Easy and inexpensive. Show the earth some love!

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We used a very soft air dry clay. If a harder clay is used add a  few drops of water to help knead and shape it.

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Grab our free printable Earth Day quiz! It's full of interesting and fun facts. The three page pdf has two pages of questions and a page with the answers.blank630x20

Grab our free printable Earth Day quiz! It’s full of interesting and fun facts.  The three page downloadable pdf has two pages of informative questions and a page with the answers.

Do you know how long it takes foil to decompose? How about disposable diapers? Learn how much trash the average American makes every day.  Some of the answers are guaranteed to surprise you!   If you’d like another fun thing to do for Earth Day, or any day for that matter, check out our DIY World Clock for Earth Day, or spread a little love and beauty on the earth with our Wildflower Seed Bombs. blank630x20

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World Clock Supplies

  • CD or DVD
  • Printed clock face (FREE DOWNLOAD BELOW)
  • Small clock mechanism. I used this one.
  • Spray adhesive or glue to glue clock face onto CD.
  • Clear Spray (fixing agent so the ink won’t run if you use Mod Podge”
  • Mod Podge for sealing (optional)
  • Spray paint (optional for back of disc)

Other Clock Mechanisms that might work according to the details, though I’ve not used these personally. Double check things before purchasing. Many come with a hanging piece so the clock can be placed on the wall.

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NOTE ON CLOCK MECHANISMS: If you purchase your own you must check to make sure it will fit your CD and that the hands are the right size. (Second hands are usually super thin and you could actually trim them with scissors.) Clock mechanisms come in a huge variety of sizes and only a certain size will work for your CD clock.  The largest hand can generally not be longer than 2 1/4″ (Seconds hands tend to be really long and you can opt to leave that hand off if you like.) Also, the thread sections come in different lengths and will stick out in front of your CD because it is so thin. I didn’t find that to be a huge problem. I generally painted the threads to match, if needed.

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Free pdf World Clock Face.  This should fit a standard  DVD or CD.  Read the details below on printing them.

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How to Print

Some printers will adjust a pdf to ‘fit to page”.  If yours does that your clock face might be a tiny bit too small, showing a sliver of the CD around the edge. To correct this, when you go to print your sheet change the printer settings as shown. (Yours will look different but you should still have this setting.) Another option is to spray paint the front of your CD or DVD so that if the edge does show, it doesn’t matter. It will just have a nice border. P.S. It’s a good idea to print a fast “draft” quality of your template to make sure it will fit correctly. That way you don’t waste ink.

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Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20 Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20

Glue your clock face onto the CD or DVD. Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20

Mark the exact center of the CD where the mechanism will go. NOTE: You can spray paint the BACK of your CD or DVD which we did. You can see it at the bottom.Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20

For an extra nice coating you can put a layer of Mod Podge on the face of the clock but we suggest before doing so that you give it a light coat with a clear spray to make sure the ink does not run. Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20

Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20

You can choose to leave off the second hand if desired which I did. Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20Make a hole in the center to allow for the clock threads to go through. Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20 Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20

It will stick up a bit depending on how long your threads are. You can paint the threads if desired. Just make sure to not get anything on the center part that turns. Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20

Following the instructions on the mechanism package, add your clock hands. Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20

Hang on the wall if your mechanism allows it or place on an easel. Get our small easel pattern or ideas here.Make this awesome world clock for Earth Day or any day! It's made form a CD or DVD and we have free printable original artwork you can download.blank630x20

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