59 Cool nature crafts

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  1. Painting Nature

    Painting Nature

    A nature walk and some paint create the most beautiful treasures.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Tin Lanterns

    Tin Lanterns

    I always find these lanterns the children make especially charming in the autumn, though I'm not sure why. It probably has something to do with...

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  5. Acorn Cap Jewels

    Acorn Cap Jewels

    I love the natural art materials the earth provides this time of year! My four-year-old daughter and I have been having a great time making...

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  6. Sink or Float? Nature Experiment

    Sink or Float? Nature Experiment

    Your toddler or preschooler will love to go on a nature walk and then experiment with the items you collect!

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  7. Flower Petal Art

    Flower Petal Art

    This art is made by smashing flower petals into cloth... younger children can do it too, with an extra precautionary step!

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  8. Leaf

    Leaf "Glitter"

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

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  9. Nature Butterfly Collage

    Nature Butterfly Collage

    Let nature inspire you to make this beautiful butterfly craft!

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Summer Seashell Treasures

    Summer Seashell Treasures

    I love watching my children collect beautiful pieces of nature...especially at the beach! Seashells are so special and when the kids add some personal touches...

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  14. Mud Pie Kitchen

    Mud Pie Kitchen

    The best play material, in my opinion, is one found right in our own yard--dirt! Last summer we used a few things around the house...

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  15. 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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