Nature provides a variety of interesting craft materials that can be collected and turned into amazing kid’s crafts that everyone will enjoy. Or maybe “living” crafts where you gather plants or seeds for your creations, is something you want to try. The following are some great kid’s crafts from nature you can create.
A bonsai tree is a dramatic representation of nature in a miniaturized form. It’s not as difficult as you may think it is. This should be supervised by an adult, but that makes it a joint learning venture that you can enjoy as well.
Before you start, do some research. Which trees are best suited for your region? Some easy beginning trees types are maple, barberry, Japanese maple, azalea, juniper, or cotoneaster. Below are some good tips to help you along the way:
Let your imagination guide you with this kid’s craft project.
Use the helpful tips below.
*Variations: glue stones to the outside of cardboard box or glue twigs and sticks to make a log cabin.
There’s an endless variety of possibilities that can be created from nature. So look around and collect interesting twigs, acorns, pinecones, and unique flowers. You can also glue pinecones and acorns onto foam rings to create a wreath. Try weaving flowers into chains. Or, you can press flowers and decoupage them onto card stock paper. More importantly, because kid’s crafts from nature are only limited by your imagination, you have countless options. For more great kid’s craft ideas see our previous post, Kids Paper Crafts.
Toddler crafts can be a lot of fun. Make sure that your projects are age-appropriate and adult supervision is provided. The crafts that you select should be kept simple yet entertaining to keep the children’s attention. Craft selections should be something that they are able to do with the assistance of an adult. The following...
What better way to make learning fun than with crafts? Studies show that hands-on activities help children retain the information they have learned. It makes sense to put learning and crafting together. Here are some educational crafts for you to try. Fun With Fractions You can introduce new fractions or review what they have already...
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