Kids Day

Live Thrive Kids Day

Kids Day–Saturday, April 20 from 9am-12pm

Location: DeKalb CHaRM 
GPS Address: 1221 Columbia Drive, Decatur

Kids Day brings together a number of environmental groups, recycling partners and corporate partners to provide interactive and educational activities for kids. The purpose of the event is to mobilize kids throughout Metro Atlanta to actively engage in recycling and reusing items that will ultimately benefit the environment.

Kids Day is focused on recycling, materials management and how to live a sustainable lifestyle.

For more information about how your company can get involved next year, click here.

Kids Day Activities

  • Atlanta ToolBank: Atlanta ToolBank will have a hands-on craft opportunity to build small cars. 
  • Bee Downtown: Bringing honey samples and a live observation hive, Bee Downtown will be providing buzz-worthy interactive fun for the kids!
  • BelterTech: Learn as BelterTech transforms hard-to-recycle plastics into building material. 
  • Chick-fil-A: The Chick-fil-A Cow will be onsite visiting with Kids Day participants. 
  • CompostNow: Compost Now will be talking about the importance of composting. 
  • Cricket’s Mobile Petting Zoo: Visit everyone’s favorite furry friends including goats, pigs, rabbits, chickens, ducks and sheep! 
  • Novelis:  The Novelis “Can Man” will be back again this year encouraging kids to recycle aluminum cans.  They’ll also be giving out Novelis coloring books and Can Man plushies at their booth. 
  • Old Castle Infrastructure, A CRH Company: Old Castle Infrastructure will be working with kids to discuss how to keep stormwater clean.
  • Scraplanta: Scraplanta Creative Reuse is a 501(c)3 non-profit on a mission to empower artists, makers, teachers, and students to create beautiful works of art from discarded materials. The Scraplanta team will be onsite creating arts and crafts from recycled materials.
  • State Farm: Learn about plant pollinators with State Farm. Kids will be able to take pollinator seeds home to plant! 
  • The Gift of Music Foundation: Miss LaLa’s Instrument Petting Zoo in conjunction with The Gift of Music will have several instruments on hand for the kids to play. Trying new things builds confidence and creating music brings instant satisfaction, so people of all ages can stop by to experience the joy of music. 
  • Zoo Atlanta: Learn about gorilla conservation and how recycling YOUR cell phones saves gorilla habitats! Bring your old cell phones to recycle at Kids Day. 
  • Cornhole, chalk art, games, crafts and more!

>For GPS/Driving Directions, use 1221 Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA 30032 (This will go to Wells Fargo ATM, which is right next to our new location)
>Enter south of Wells Fargo from Columbia Drive
>Park to the right behind Wells Fargo or in the Dollar General/Goodwill Donation Center Lot to the left
>Follow signs to enter the event on the south side of the lot

Kids Day Activity Partners

Atlanta ToolBank
Atlanta ToolBank
Livable Buckhead
Oldcastle Infrastructure
Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation
Keep Chamblee Beautiful
StateFarm Logo
Atlanta Dogwood Festival
Atlanta Dogwood Festival
Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Kids Day Sponsors

Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED