How many triangles can you make with 9 sticks? Or older kids, Who can use these 9 sticks to make the most triangles? Kids can reinforce geometry and critical thinking skills through creating various shapes with sticks.
fairy soup - happy hooligans - outdoor sensory activities for kids. This is also a free activity you could consider mentioning to parents; a trip to the local park and then play at home. Also called a messy mixture, or "perfume making"
Using natural materials found outside to create mandalas is a lovely way to work collaboratively, build numeracy and patterning skills, and create a stunning piece of eco-artwork. Another creative outdoor activities with loose parts
Stones patterns, take pictures of the patterns children make and display them as inspiration for future patterns as well as providing the kids a chance to celebrate their art and reflect on their creative experiences