30 Cool low mess outdoor crafts

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  1. Nature Findings Butterflies

    Nature Findings Butterflies

    My kids are always collecting things in the yard! This was a great activity for them to put all those findings to work. I love...

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  2. Hobby Stick Animal

    Hobby Stick Animal

    Using a stick, a sock, and your imagination, make a rideable toy. Will yours be a zebra? A giraffe? This one had wings...

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  3. Nature's Alphabet

    Nature's Alphabet

    Wandering in nature is a fine pastime, hmm?  You can find all sorts of familiar shapes and symbols. For this adventure we were looking for...

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  4. Nature Trail Walking Stick

    Nature Trail Walking Stick

    It never fails: my children find a walking stick every single time we go on a nature walk. I don't know where this love came...

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  5. Leaf

    Leaf "Glitter"

    Put those leaves that have fallen in the yard to good use with this DIY Leaf Glitter.

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  6. Nature Hide and Seek Game

    Nature Hide and Seek Game

    Can you find our nature guy in this picture? Create your own camouflage creature and have fun with an exciting game of hide and seek....

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  7. Stick Quoits

    Stick Quoits

    Quoits is a fun gameI This version uses ingredients you can find outside. Make and play it at the lake, in the woods...and certainly in...

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  8. Leaf Doodling With Metallic Pens

    Leaf Doodling With Metallic Pens

    My daughters and I were inspired by the metallic leaf mandala doodles on one of our favorite blogs, The Artful Parent, to try this...

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  9. Beach Memento Wind Chime

    Beach Memento Wind Chime

    With a few simple materials, you can create this lovely wind chime from your beach memories. It will serve as a reminder of the...

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  10. Nature Butterfly Collage

    Nature Butterfly Collage

    Let nature inspire you to make this beautiful butterfly craft!

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  11. Vacation Jars

    Vacation Jars

    We always seem to leave a vacation with a collection of treasures to remember our trip with. We decided to keep these treasures in jars...

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  12. Grass Seed + Sponge

    Grass Seed + Sponge

    This simple way of growing a garden with your kids is perfect homes with limited outdoor space. All you need is a handful of grass...

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  13. Flying Straw

    Flying Straw

    Just a slight flick of the wrist will send this flyer soaring--try holding it different ways to see what gives you the longest soar! ...

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  14. Acorn Owls

    Acorn Owls

    These humble acorn owls make are small enough to pop in your bag and entertaining enough to provide plenty of fun anywhere you go!

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  15. Jar + Yarn = Vase

    Jar + Yarn = Vase

    Mother's Day is coming up, and in our house, that means flowers! Since I had a big stash of empty jelly jars just waiting for...

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