Richard Shilling on Land Art for Kids what a great idea for outside leaf/nature sculptures. make sure to watch an andy goldsworthy documentary too! Should you appreciate arts and crafts you really will really like this site!
Kick off the fall season with the creation of this paper plate pumpkin. If you have a paper plate, some orange tissue paper and some green scrap construction paper, you can make this crafty pumpkin in less than an hour.
Nature Mandala ~ Take your storytime kids on a nature walk and build a collage out of what you find! Maybe try this as an excursion. Or collect heaps of things from nature, hide them around the room and go on a treasure hunt
Leaf People: Make this craft after an outdoor scavenger hunt or a class "hike." After they collect their nature items during the hike, we will return to the classroom where the kids will creature their "leaf person/animal/creature.
Fall activity: Leaf rubbings -use painters tape to stick a big strip of butchers block paper to the floor, position leaves with the veins facing up, then roll over another layer of the butcher block paper and tape that down too.
We& sharing one of our easy and fun autumn crafts today that we& done several tines over the years and even younger kids can get involved. These autumn leaf suncatchers are a lovely way to mark the start of a new season and a great w.