Create something special inspired by Mother Nature. These crafts are great for camping trips or backyard fun.
Make Campfire Caps, fun hats for kids to wear while camping.
These deluxe, homemade marshmallow roasters make a tasty meal even more fun!
This take on a classic camp craft inspires your family members to create versions of themselves with natural treasures from your own backyard.
This easy-to-make mailbox creates a fun diversion on your camping trip.
Good-looking, easy-to-sew felt pouches make great carriers for trinkets or portable music players.
Turn plain rocks and twigs into entertaining creatures.
Spoon-feed your winged neighbors with this homemade birdseed dispenser.
Create this trailside art project during your autumn hike.
Spring is the perfect time for this simple experiment to observe how trees take in carbon dioxide and let out oxygen.
Personalize your fall campout with this decorative name sign.
Create a flowery porch decoration that tosses its petals into the air.
Send out a cordial invitation to wildlife with this homemade nesting bag, and you won't have to travel far to discover the joys of the natural world.
Use an inexpensive grapevine wreath and a flowerpot saucer to create a refreshing spot for feathered friends.
Check out what's living in the ground under your feet with this homemade version of a tool entomologists use.
These vibrant sticks are banded with six colors, one for each letter in the word friend.
This nature-meets-fashion craft is a great activity for fall camping or hiking.
Like a friendly welcome sign, these smiling paper plates offer greetings to fellow campers and help kids remember whose tent is whose.
A variation on the age-old nature necklace, these wire-wrapped pendants are fun for kids to trade. Some girls paint their names on one side and their best friend's on the other, and wear them as a proclamation of their unbreakable bond.
Give all those treasures you find on your hikes a proper showcase with this simple mobile.
Personalize a favorite walking stick with a braided grip and wrist strap.
Hunt for the perfect rock to decorate with this '70s-inspired craft
This outdoor art installation lets kids try a variety of tasks — tie-dyeing, fabric ripping and weaving.
Kids have fun learning directions with this simple compass rose craft.
Celebrate summer with these fanciful flower headdresses, called "venki" in Russian.
Need a fun idea for a backyard party? Dip rubber spike balls in tempera paint, then toss them at a paper-covered wall to create monster-shaped splats. When the paint dries, draw on zany faces to make your mural come alive.
Transform seaweed into an undersea still life with this great summertime craft.
Help your child create a winsome window decoration using nature objects.
Simple and quick to make, this small, sharp-looking kite is a fun way to welcome spring.
Keep your flowers fresh and your kids happy with this fun-to-make flower print. Pounding flowers into paper transfers the natural pigments in a fun noisy way that is irresistable to kids.
Here's a simple technique for creating expressionist portraits.
Cook Out in Style
Personalized Nature Pals
Instant Friends Kit
Backyard Bird Feeder
Bird Nesting Bag
Easy Wreath Birdbath
Family Faces Totem Pole
Walking Stick Grip
Woven Tie-Dye Wall
Create a Compass Rose
Seaweed Still Life
Pounded Flower Prints
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