Craft with the kids doesn’t always need to involve glitter and pom poms, head outside into nature and find some natural art materials.

Here are 10 awesome crafts using nature:

1) Flower windows – Simple and cute.

2) Leaf rubbing – Autumn leaf rubbing, simple but fun.

3) Design a bug –  DIY bugs, so cute.                                 

4) Paint with nature  –  use different nature textures to paint with.                            

5) Rock art – make pictures in nature out of rocks.

6) Paint rocks –  paint cute rock art.                                                                                      

7) Flower mandalas –  these look so beautiful.              

8) Leaf art –  create cute animals from leaves.                                      

9) Weaving - make magical natural weavings.                   

10) Clay imprints – use nature to make cute clay imprint designs.                                                    

Do you have a nature craft activity to share? Please share in the comments below.

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  • Leaf rubbing was something that we always did as kids.


  • I’m saving this one. Absolutely adore the bugs, they look so good


  • i did leaf rubbings at school. these are fab ideas for helping children get outside and learning about nature


  • I love the paint brush made out of leaves!


  • Wow some fantastic ideas thank you :)


  • WOW these are truly amazing ..nature really is stunning.


  • Ive got rocks that my kids painted and I use them as door stops.

    Used to love doing leaf rubbing when i was a kid.


  • All of them look just so pretty.


  • Love it ! I love the weaving with nature, so beautiful. We used to dry lots of flowers and leaves in kitchen roll between and under heavy books and once dried would make beautiful landscapes and scenery’s. We also made lots of wreath’s with natural material.


  • I really like the design a bug craft – totally get them to use their brains with that one!


  • these all look like fun weekend activities to do with my little guy :)


  • My kids are children of nature – constantly outside! This is perfect for turning all their treasures into works of art! Great for building their fine motor skills as well.


  • This is awesome ideas. I will definately be using them with my kids. I love the idea of making flower windows. Will come in handy for the Grandmothers birthday.


  • I love the clay imprints. Some of these have been bought home from preschool. Love the as they’re useful for a few things & the kids r so proud of their artworks


  • These tips look and sound wonderful – and gets the children out doors.


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