"Textured Painting - Natures Paint Brushes" This is not just art, but art in nature! Go on a nature walk to gather 'schtuff!' Then use what you gather to create art or As art!
ALL NATURAL LEAF THREADING ACTIVITY
All Natural Leaf Threading - The Mud Kitchen Kids can engage with Nature, get creative and develop their motor skills with this all natural leaf threading activity.
maybe for a collaborative art project to start school? only one you rock art
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 :)
Forest Kindergarten - A better way to teach our young children?
This forest Kindergarten created a Solstice Spiral made out of painted rocks; from Forest Kindergarten Teacher Network.
9 Learning Activities for Outside (and a new After School Linky
Collect objects in nature. Order from longest to shortest. Fun ways to Measure Nature 9 Learning Activities for Outside (and a new After School Linky!
Stick People Community
Make a Stick Person! Heck, make a Stick Community! Fun, open-ended craft that preschoolers (and toddlers) can do all by themselves, and work on their fine-motor skills at the same time. Plus you get some free DIY dolls to roleplay with at the end!
Autumn Leaf Suncatchers
Autumn Leaf Suncatchers - Clare's Little Tots Autumn (Fall) leaf suncatchers. Easy autumn craft for children of all ages. Want great helpful hints on arts and crafts? Go to my amazing info!
Le talent et les idées de Didier Triglia - Les cahiers de Joséphine
Groundhog Day: Outdoor Shadow Faces-photography fun - I will have to do this next year for shadow and Ground Hogs day. What a fun outdoor activity! Recommended by Charlotte's Clips
'Dobies Of Devon' Gardening Companion: Fly the flag for insects and creepy-crawlies
Fun with water, great recycled plastic bottle project. This could be pretty if you used wine bottles. It's just a matter of figuring out how to cut a hole in the side.
Making skeletons (using sticks) — Creative STAR Learning
Activities & Books for Kids Exploring Hibernation
Sun Hats & Wellie Boots: Clay & Twig Hedgehogs - fun idea for J at pottery class and P to do at home
insect hotel from pallet Insect hotel guide bug house