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How to make clay sculptures - taking art outdoors

Clay sculptures at the Just So festival

A fantastic outdoor art idea that makes great use of loose parts found in a forest: clay faces on tree trunks! My son loves the funny faces people put on trees, now I can let him make his own :)

>pine cone and pipe cleaners as sensory play for seasonal fun and would be great if children collected their own on a nature walk

Nature inspired craft - Pine Cone Weaving

Nature inspired craft - Pine Cone Weaving - Rainy Day Mum great to make ornaments for the Christmas Tree

Colour provocation.

What a fab idea when teaching children about shades of a colour. Perfect for a forest school activity.

Craft and DIY Ideas (15 Pics) hmm maybe with flower petals, pressed and dried after?

Funny pictures about Decorative leaf punch art. Oh, and cool pics about Decorative leaf punch art. Also, Decorative leaf punch art.

Forest school activities for outdoor learning centers :: nature crafts, nature activities, outdoor math and literacy ideas

35 forest school activities for outdoor classrooms

Cobweb weaving - sticks, string and wool.

Cobweb weaving - sticks, string and wool.---*Creative idea for kids' Halloween parties.

Make Natural Paintbrushes for Kids Art

Make Natural Paintbrushes for Kids Art.I could also see using some natural elements for stamps - leaves, pine cones, branches, bark, etc After a nature walk

Get a Lid, fill it with water pick something from nature, freeze it over night, and look at the great art it makes for winter fun. No Snow where you live? You have a freezer ;)

Berry Ice art - get a Lid, fill it with water pick something from nature, freeze it over night, and look at the great art it makes for winter fun. No Snow where you live? Pop it in the freezer ;

Stick Man Storytelling - take storytelling outdoors with this activity inspired by the popular book #LearningIsFun

Stick Man Storytelling - take storytelling outdoors with this activity inspired by the popular book Book based play and activities.

Collect a real spider web on black paper

Put real spiderwebs on paper. great way to preserve/ examine a spiderweb - Interesting!I'd have to get close enough to the spider web to actually do this.

Creating Forest Faces & Mud Monsters from TheBoyAndMe (",)

Creating Wild Art: Forest Faces

Creating Wild Art: Forest Faces, Mud Monsters, whatever you want to call them! A cute nature craft to personalize your backyard.

Leaf Measurement and Sorting Activity inspired by Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert

Leaf Measurement and Sorting Activity

Introduce preschoolers to using a ruler with this leaf measurement and sorting activity. It's a great math and science activity for exploring fall leaves.

DIY Forest School: Sorting, Comparing and Categorizing. Rain or Shine Mamma

Outdoor Math Activities for Preschoolers - Sorting, Comparing and Categorizing

DIY Forest School III: Sorting, Comparing and Categorizing. Preschool math activity in nature from Rain or Shine Mamma.

Have you ever heard of the theory of loose parts? I hadn't until recently. It sounds like something you would find in an Engineerin...

On your preschool and early childhood playground, or even in your back yard, it's important to supply items that are open ended - let the children play: theory of loose parts

What skills do children learn from Den (fort) building --- This UK article describes a park which has a dedicated area, supplied with sticks for the children to use for building their forts. Is anyone aware of any U.S. parks like this one? if so, please comment!!!

Den Building

What do children learn from fort building? Den building in the woods - /Artsy_momma/kids-crafts-activities-learning/ BACK BACK - Best Boards!