Summer is in full swing and we have been observing insects everywhere we go! This morning we saw several insects on a log at the beach and this idea was born. With a few supplies, you can make this work of art that looks great in a garden or anywhere else in your yard that … Continue reading Insect Handcraft for Kids
A mandala is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning "circle." Many people use mandalas in a spiritual practice, while others simply appreciate their artistic and symmetrical beauty. Making nature mandalas is calming and relaxing. It’s also great for nurturing your child’s creativity and problem solving skills. Read on to learn a simple way to teach your … Continue reading How to Make Nature Mandalas with Kids
Looking for a beautiful and unique Mother's Day craft for kids? This Mother's Day book and sun catcher is the perfect gift for your kids to create for their moms, grandmas, and aunts in their lives! Here's What you Need Clear Glossy Contact Paper 12x18 inch Construction Paper All About My Mom Book and Sun … Continue reading Mother’s Day Book and Sun Catcher Craft
This Earth Day, head outdoors for a day of fun with your little ones. Just the simple act of getting outside, will give your children a greater appreciation for the environment. You can take a long walk in a forest or stay in your very own backyard. Don't forget to revisit your adventures with these … Continue reading How we Used Story Stones on Earth Day
Try this simple and beautiful nature weaving craft the next time you go for a walk in your backyard. They are so fun to create and the results are gorgeous every time! I also share an alternative idea if you don't have access to a variety of collectable nature near you. Spring is finally in … Continue reading A Simple and Beautiful Nature Craft to Try Today!
Retell the story Room on the Broom with story stones and clothespin characters! Your child will love these hands-on activities. Recently I teamed up with four amazing bloggers to share crafts and activities to go along with the book Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson. I decided to focus on the skill of story retelling through sequencing. Story … Continue reading Hands-On Ways to Retell “Room on the Broom”
With Easter right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to turn ordinary rocks into Easter egg stacking rocks! This activity is great for children of all ages and turn out beautiful every time. The bright beautiful colors and beautiful designs are very reminiscent of real Easter eggs, but these are much more … Continue reading Easter Egg Stacking Rocks