These 20 crafts made from nature will add new meaning to your child’s exploration of the outdoors. Although this round-up focuses on nature crafts, there are a bunch of nature learning activities you could pursue as well. I found these fabulous ideas on a variety of wonderful kid blogs.
Nature is inspiring. Why not take imagination and creativity to the next level as you delight in the world created for you to enjoy?
20 CRAFTS MADE FROM NATURE
Tree Blocks – What a unique block idea. Using little mini logs gives kids a whole new way to explore building and nature.
Flower Crowns – Kids will use their imaginations to become a queen, a princess, a king, an explorer or fairy with these amazing flower crowns.
Flower Fairies – These flower fairies are delightful. The kids get to make clothes, hats, shirts, shoes and wands from flowers they find as they explore the outdoors.
Stick Rainbow Wind Chimes – These rainbow stick wind chimes are beautiful to look at and fun to create.
Pinecone Roses – I love, love the look of these bright color pinecones turned roses. This is on my t0-do list with my own kids. Simple. Gorgeous.
Easy Wizard Wands – These wands were named “easy” for a reason. They are easy, but the bright colors and glitter are delightful and will spark imagination.
Nature Bracelet – Putting Tape around a child’s wrist backward creates a sticky surface for them to collect all kinds of bark, flowers, grass, leaves and pebbles.
Pine Cone Peanut Butter Bird Feeder – This is a classic nature craft that you probably remember doing as a kid. Make sure to put it someplace where your kids can watch the birds come and partake of the treat.
Doll House Furniture – Who says you have to spend oodles of money furnishing a doll house? This natural approach to decorating is inspired and fun.
Nature Sun Catcher - Capture the outdoors and bring it in but still let the sun shine its light on the beauty.
Matchbox Stone Pets – These little stone pets spark creativity and imaginative play. They’re adorable.
Leaf Print – Leaf prints are gorgeous. Paper, paint and leaves – that’s all you need.
Natural Hammered Leaf Printing – This is a must try nature activity. Who knew the natural pigment in leaves would create such amazing looking results?
Pine Cone Pets – These adorable pine cone pets are easy to make and absolutely lovely.
Kid Made Nature Wreath – Made from cardboard and nature, kids of all ages can create a beautiful wreath for your next special occasion. It’s gorgeous.
Leaf Glitter Blow Paint Tree – This craft is perfect for the fall. It uses dried up leaves that you can crinkle up and use as glitter.
Horse Chestnut Spiders – What to do with those chestnuts that have fallen from the trees? I bet you will be inspired by these horse chestnut spiders.
Acorn Tea Set – Fairies have tea parties too. These miniature tea cups made from acorns are so sweet.
DIY Tic-Tac-Toe Rocks – Here’s a craft that becomes an activity once created. Kids get to create their own rock pieces for the fun game of Tic-Tac-Toe.
Mud Monsters – Take playing in the mud to a whole new level. Your kids are going to love creating their own monsters out of nature.
Thanks to all of the talented bloggers featured here for their creative contributions to this collection of crafts made from nature.