Nature crafts for kids using items you would find outdoors. Simple and cheap crafts using things you find on a hike or in the backyard.
My family loves to spend time hiking and exploring outside. Better yet if we can incorporate a few nature crafts into our afternoon the day really becomes fun. Here are a few fun nature crafts for kids using items you’d find outdoors, enjoy my friends. (originally published 5/16, affiliate links present)
- Here are some nature paint brushes from Apple Green Cottage that look fun.
- They also have a fun post using rainbow pebbles for letters you can try!
- Artsy Momma uses sticks to make some fun toys!
- This camping iSpy and Bingo game is too cute and perfect for an afternoon, from The Jenny Evolution.
- Nature scavenger hunt list is a great camping game.
Free Crafts for Kids
- Red Ted Art made some cute shell crab magnets if you’re out and about on the beach.
- She also has a great beach driftwood and broken shell rattle idea.
- Here are some cute rock creatures made by Our Whimsical Days!
- Kitchen Floor Crafts made some cute turtles out of rocks too!
- Make bookmarks using pressed flowers, comes from Buggy and Buddy!
- We made ribbon wands the other weekend that were really fun and inexpensive.
- Using these wood slices you can make really cute necklaces too. (affiliate link)
Rock Crafts for Kids
- Here are some wood slice necklaces from Crafting in the Rain, how cute!
- Here’s an amazing photo frame made out of twigs from Creative Homemaking.
- Here’s some nature tee dyed shirts from The Pinterested Parent.
- They also have an adorable acorn craft on their site too.
- Build volcanos out of rocks, from My Bright Firefly.
- Arty Crafty Kids has an amazing leaf chalk art activity to try.
- Here’s a petal sun catcher craft from Craftulate too.
- Mommy’s Bundle made a cute floating boat made of things found in nature.
- They also made some magical stick wands that are really pretty.
- Non Toy Gifts has an adorable bird feeder house that looks incredible.
- Here are some adorable bookmarks you can make with flowers and things outside from Uno Zwei Tutu.
- See Vanessa Craft made a cute nature walk terrarium!
- They also have some maple seed art for kid ideas on their site.
- And at Christmas time we made an ornament for the tree using pinecones!
If you like these ideas you should check out our post of hiking ideas for kids!
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