These nature crafts for kids are perfect for getting outside and enjoying the earth. From simple stick crafts to fun process art. You’ll find a craft that your kids will love!
Nature Crafts for Kids
The weather is amazing and everything is green and blooming. It’s the perfect time of year to get crafty with nature.
Create fun crafts, and amazing process art, or enjoy some natural sensory play. This collection of nature crafts for kids will create breathtaking results.
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Crafts and activities that use nature -- CLONED
These arts, crafts, and activities are a fun way to bring the outdoors inside. Plus they are perfect for kids of all ages!
Crafts using nature
These simple nature crafts are the perfect way to inspire creativity in your kids.
Nature Printables that will make clean up easier and faster!
These printables let your children create fun pictures using nature!
Use sticks to create a fun spider web.
Kids will love helping to find the perfect sticks for this nature wreath.
Use twigs to make fun Christmas ornaments.
Nature Weaving Kit for Kids
This kit will help kids create beautiful weaving projects.
How to Make Bark Owls
Create fun and whimsical creatures with tree bark!
Fine Motor Caterpillar Craft
Grab some sticks and create these cute caterpillars. Plus you are sneaking in some great fine motor skill-building.
Bookmark Craft for Kids Using Pressed Flowers and Leaves
Kids will enjoy the process of pressing flowers and leaves and then using the natural materials to create all kinds of designs for their homemade bookmarks!
Pretty Nature Suncatcher for Toddlers
Create beautiful suncatchers using flowers and leaves!
Twig Boat Craft
This boat is simple, cute, and will be fun to play with! Our favorite kind of craft!
Beautiful Pinecone Mobiles for Kids to Make
Make beautiful mobiles using pinecones and beads in this fun nature craft for kids.
Using leaves to make an autumnal sun catcher
Decorate your front door this colorful leaf sun catcher.
Easy Teepee Fairy Houses Nature Craft
Populate your fairy garden with these animals.
Loose Parts Nature Art for Kids
How many different animals will your child be able to create with loose parts?
Clay Faces - Make your own Nature Faces
Use clay to decorate a tree with a fun face.
Acorn Wreath Craft
This adorable acorn wreath can be hung on your front door.
Fall Leaf Craft
Place leaves on trees in this fall craft that's perfect for the classroom.
Nature Weaving Project with Found Object Art
Weave nature and string together to create a unique craft.
Bright Painted Acorns for fall and Thanksgiving!
Paint acorns for a colorful bowl filler.
Autumn Crafts: Horse Chesnut Spiders (Kastanienspinne)
Turn chesnuts into spiders too cute to be creepy.
DIY Nature Snow Globe
Use nature to create a beautiful snow globe.
Don't miss these other fun snow globe crafts.
Activities using nature
From sensory play to confetti, nature provides many ways to play!
There are 3 ways to play with this fun sensory bin. Perfect for summer!
DIY eco-friendly confetti!
Create fun and eco-friendly confetti from leaves!
DIY nature craft construction set
The possibilities are endless when you make this craft kit for your kids.
Create magic with the wonders of nature. These simple wishing bottles will make anyone’s day sparkle.
Easy Stick Ribbon Streamers for a Windy Day
This craft is super easy but so much fun!!
Broken Shell Rattle
Just because it’s broken doesn’t mean it can’t become something beautiful! This craft takes the pieces of shell you may have just tossed and created something amazing!
Terrarium Kits Fairy Garden Kits Succulent by PartynWithPlants
Kids can create fun and beautiful terrariums with these kits.
Fall Snow Globe - Falling Leaves Sensory Bottle
Fall is a great time to create a snow globe.
How to make a journey stick
Use nature to create a fun journey stick.
“Build a Nest” Scavenger Hunt
Use this printable to learn how to build a nest.
Leaf Crowns Kids Craft for Spring or Olympics
Leaf crowns are perfect for dress up time.
This bird feeder is also a mosaic.
How to Make a Pinecone Bird Feeder
Use pinecones to create a bird feeder.
Nature Paint Brushes
Use nature to create unique paintbrushes.
How to make a pumpkin fairy house: easy autumn craft for kids
Use those pumpkins to create adorable fairy homes.
Making Bird's Nest Helpers With Kids
Assist the local birds with this nest helper.
Flower Garden Sticky Wall
Create a sticky wall and decorate it with all kinds of natural emlements.
Frozen Flowers Sensory Ice Play
Freeze flowers to create a summer time sensory block.
Nature Art Project
There is nothing more beautiful than nature, so why not create art with it!
Paint twigs from your yard to decorate your front door.
Use rocks from your yard to paint!
Leaf Chalk Art
Create bright and colorful designs on leaves.
Make your own Nature Paintbrushes - Painting with flowers and nature
Toddlers, preschoolers, and older kids will all love experimenting with paint to see what marks they can make!
Nature Printed Rocks – The Pinterested Parent
You know how much we LOVE rock painting! This printing technique is perfect for kids.
PAINTING WITH NATURE
Create one of a kind art projects using natural elements. Like pinecones!!
DIY PAINTED NATURE LEAF MOBILE
Beautifully painted leaves that can be used to decorate a mobile or hang around a classroom!
Fine Motor Leaf Imprint Activity
Create leaf imprints to see all the details.
Autumn process art for toddlers
Let your toddlers go crazy with this leaf painting process art project.
Andy Goldsworthy for Kids - a fun Autumn projects for kids
Help your kids learn about Andy Goldsworthy with this nature art project.
Make your own hammered nature process art.
It's amazing what will happen when you use a hammer on flowers and leaves.
Painting Pine Cones
Create colorful and beautiful pine cone flowers for a festive bowl filler.
Gorgeous Mixed Media Leaf Prints
Check out this mixed media art project that uses nature.
More fun easy ideas you might like:
- Construction paper crafts – Love crafts with simple supplies? Check out these construction paper crafts!
- Rock Painting for kids – Kids love to paint rocks, get some fun ideas with this collection of tutorials.
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These crafts are a great way to create after a nature walk with your kids. Let them collect flower petals, pine needles, real leaves, and other natural items along the way.
They will be working on their fine motor skills, scissor skills, and process art skills while creating fun nature crafts.
Creating natural art projects makes great gifts, fairy gardens, or boredom busters. The possibilities are endless!
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