Celebrate summer with these fanciful flower headdresses, called venki in Russian.
Educational and fun! Creating words from nature finds is a perfect summer activity.
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.
This outdoor art installation lets kids try a variety of tasks -- tie-dyeing, fabric ripping, and weaving.
This take on a classic camp craft inspires your family members to create versions of themselves with natural treasures from your own backyard.
Give all those treasures you find on your hikes a proper showcase with this simple mobile.
Like a friendly welcome sign, these smiling paper plates offer greetings to fellow campers and help kids remember whose tent is whose.
This easy-to-make accessory gives little naturalists a hands-free place to store leaves, twigs, and other small finds.
Personalize your house with this decorative name sign.
Capture the shapes of natural objects on a summertime shirt
Help your child create a winsome window decoration using nature objects.
This nature-meets-fashion craft is a great activity for summer afternoons.
Create your own insects out of natural materials.
Try making some leaf-imprinted coasters with your kids and take them as host gifts on your summer travels.
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.
Capture the moment of discovery, and celebrate the glories of spring, by making a plaster cast of an animal print.
How to Create Words from Nature Finds
Woven Tie-Dye Wall
Sand Pie Party
Clothes Peg Art Gallery
Swinging Blossom Garland
Sun Print Pictures
Personalized Nature Pals
Family Faces Totem Pole
Pounded Flower Prints
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