To Attune with the Earth:
Sit quietly and relax as you would in you general mediation. Hold the object of the element in your hand. Look at it, focus all of your being on it. Breathe in to the count of five, and exhale to the count of five. Do this several time till your can fell your self-part of the object. Now lets move to the move to the object.
Now see your self in a cave. Fell the energies of mother earth all around you. Fill your self with theses energies. Stay awhile; speak with animals (remember what they say) and plants that come your way. When you are done return to your body by willing it.