Nature

56 Nature activities

Ice Vase

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 5 hours

Environmentally friendly outdoor decoration, utilizing fine motor and observation skills.

Pine Cone Turkey

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 20 mins

Fine motor skills are involved in creating this adorable seasonal decoration that also makes a lovely centerpiece for Thanksgiving!

Fall Leaves Placemat

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 50 mins

A nature walk to observe and collect colorful fall leaves provides material for a craft that utilizes fine motor skills, math and principals...

Ice Ornaments

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 5 hours

Have fun collecting, creating and hanging these Eco-friendly ice ornaments that later serve as animal feeders. Great for practicing observation...

My Beautiful Garden

Poems & Rhymes by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Poem about six different flowers that can be found in gardens or natural settings.

Carnation Osmosis

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 8 hours 20 mins

Children will develop an understanding of how water travels through the stem to other parts of the plant.

Seasonal Collage

Arts & Crafts by: sumana

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity helps the child understand images and activities associated with each season.

Paper Flower

Arts & Crafts by: Bijou

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Create a beautiful flower out of paper.

Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Fine Motor Skills along with interest and knowledge of birds are hatched with this activity.

Beach Memories

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 2 hours 15 mins

Create a memory piece from time at a tide pool or on the beach.

Sunflowers

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 30 mins

Children will create a unique sunflower while learning about sunflowers.

Tree Bark Impressions

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 50 mins

Children make realistic impressions of bark.

Easy Origami Christmas Tree

Arts & Crafts by: OrigamiMommy

Ages: 48 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Fold a piece of square paper into a Christmas tree and decorate to celebrate the holiday season.

Grow a Carrot Shoot

Experiments by: tinymont

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 72 hours 15 mins

Children observe how a shoot sprouts from a cut carrot.

"Flying High" Collage

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour

Airplanes, birds and butterflies convey the concept of flying thus building language and communication skills.

Woven Leaf Plates

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Create a woven plate made of natural materials.

The Trees Are Shedding

Song by: MamaLicia

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 8 mins

Song about the changing seasons from fall to winter.

Origami Leaf and Caterpillar

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time:

A very simple origami that is fun to play with.

Seascape in a Bottle

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

An easy craft to do at the beach.

Paper Plate Bunny Face Photo Prop

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 35 mins

Create a cute photo prop for Easter or spring.