Art inspired by nature, and using an interesting combination of watercolour paint and fine markers, we’re paining sunflowers.
One of my girls is so romantic, and this rose petal sensory play tub was made just for her. It smells wonderful and gives children a new natural material to explore – and it’s lovely for imaginary play.
Rose petal sensory play tub [Read more…]
Do your children like to create and play with small worlds? My girls always have one or two landscapes on the go at any one time. Today B made a fairy garden in the sand pit which she declared ‘the sweetest thing I’ve ever made’ – so I had to show it to you. It’s lovely, and also a good reminder that the simplest of ‘loose parts’ and a child’s imagination can combine to create great things.
Sand pit fairy garden for small world play [Read more…]
Join my Seasons School Spring Workshop for a complete programme of spring learning: all organised for you, guided by me, for hands-on, real-world experiences – the best way to learn!
This idea for nature mandalas for kids takes its inspiration from the spring flowers that are opening in our Garden Classroom this month.
Nature mandalas for kids
Nature Arts and Crafts brings you over 30 wonderful printables that you can use with your children to make, create, and learn outdoors. It’s perfect for nature study, forest school activities and family days outdoors.
Inspiring resources to connect your children with nature
Combining scissor skills with sensory play, let’s go pick some flowers!
Scissor skills activity with flowers
This easy kids fort for the backyard is a super space for kids to play in. It’s really easy and inexpensive to make, and is such a fun base for playing, relaxing and reading. Here’s how to make it, along with some extra ideas to fill it full of play and learning.