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Textured Painting with Nature's Paint Brushes

"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!

Kids can engage with Nature, get creative and develop their motor skills with this all natural leaf threading activity.

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.

only one you rock art

maybe for a collaborative art project to start school? only one you rock art

{natural clay tree sculptures} What a great way to make a nature collection into a piece of 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? great article about a school in the USA

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.

Fun ways to Measure Nature 9 Learning Activities for Outside (and a new After School Linky!)

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!

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! ~ Danya Banya

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 (Fall) leaf suncatchers. Easy autumn craft for children of all ages.

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!

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 Charlottes Clips

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

bug hotel

'Dobies Of Devon' Gardening Companion: Fly the flag for insects and creepy-crawlies

Teacher's Pet – Ideas & Inspiration for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2) | Water Play!

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 | I'm a teacher, get me OUTSIDE here!

Making skeletons (using sticks) — Creative STAR Learning

Sun Hats & Wellie Boots: Activities & Books for Kids Exploring Hibernation

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

Create your own recycled tyre bug hotel. Learn how to use an old tyre with a step by step tutorial.

How to make a recycled tyre bug hotel (post sponsored by Volkswagen)

How to make a recycled tyre bug hotel (post sponsored by Volkswagen) - vicky myers creations

#25. THE INSECT HOTEL - The Most Beautiful 101 DIY Pallet Projects To Take On

The Most Beautiful 101 DIY Pallet Projects To Take On

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