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10 awesome nature crafts for kids

These crafts are double the fun. First, head outside with the kids to collect your supplies— leaves, rocks, pinecones and more. Then settle in for some crafting.

By Tina Barkley

10 awesome nature crafts for kids

Photo: Tony Lanz

10 awesome nature crafts

Painted rock magnets

Take the kids outside and let them paint rocks in their favourite colours. Then turn their masterpieces into magnets you can put on the fridge.

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10 awesome nature crafts for kidsPhoto: Emily Cumming

Bird feeders

This is a quick and easy craft that your kids (and the birds) will love. And the fun doesn’t end there! Your little ones will love watching the birds enjoy this feast!

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10 awesome nature crafts for kidsPhoto: Play From Scratch

Flower frames

This bright and fresh craft lets you enjoy your favourite flowers all summer long.

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10 awesome nature crafts for kidsPhoto: Krokotak

Pine cone owls and hedgehogs

There really is an endless list of pine cone crafts! But the imaginary play that ensues after these little critters are created makes this a double whammy of fun!

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10 awesome nature crafts for kidsPhoto: Whimsy Love

Leaf confetti

Kids will love having funky-shaped “leaves” to play or craft with.

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10 awesome nature crafts for kidsPhoto: Grow Creative

Twig sailboat

Time to set sail in a lake, pail or bathtub! Make these cute little crafts out of simple supplies.

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A sailboat made of twigsPhoto: Tony Lanz

Rock photo holders

Make these sweet rock holders so you can show off your favourite pics.

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10 awesome nature crafts for kidsPhoto: GardenMama

Vegetable garden signs

Do you plant a garden every year? Have your mini gardener help by painting these rock signs. It’s a great way for them to learn the different vegetable names. Little kids may need your help writing the different veggie names.

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10 awesome nature crafts for kidsPhoto: Repeat Crafter Me

Leaf sketches

This is nature’s version of making art from a blob of paint! Let your budding artist use a leaf as the starting point for the rest of her drawing.

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10 awesome nature crafts for kidsPhoto: The Sketching Backpacker

Yarn wrapped sticks

Older kids will love this craft! Display her masterpiece in a vase like a bouquet of flowers.

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10 awesome nature crafts for kidsPhoto: Apartment Therapy

This article was originally published on Mar 05, 2020
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