Quick and Easy Nature Crafts for Kids – Eco-Friendly Activities for Kids

If you need some fun activities to do with your kids, then why not go for some eco-friendly ones? Here are quick and easy nature crafts you and your kids will enjoy!

15. How to Make a Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Learn how to make a Pine Cone Bird Feeder with this easy and simple recipe! Place it out in your backyard and see what types of birds the feeder attracts!

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14. Fairy House Craft for Kids Using Nature

Using nature for crafts is an amazing way to inspire creativity in kids– and in us! Bonus: between using what you find outside and using what you find in your recycling bin, this craft requires basically zero money or prep!

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13. DIY Nature Impressions

We often will use nature for our crafts in one way or another, which I love. It always provides a good opportunity to talk about taking care of the earth.

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12. Stamp Art Using Nature

We made beautiful stamp art using nature today! This past week there was a beautiful day that we just had to get outside for. Who knows how many days like that are left until Spring.

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11. How to Make Pine Cone Owls

Fall is the perfect season for nature crafting! Kids will love being creative with acorns, pine cones, twigs, bark, and seeds to create one-of-a-kind Pine Cone Owls.

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10. How to Make a Colorful Fall Pine Cone Tree

Learn how to make a colorful fall pine cone tree with pine cones, wine corks, and pom poms. This easy fall nature craft is perfect for kids of all ages!

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9. Homemade Bird Feeders: Cookie Cutter Bird Feeders

Each year, around this time, I find myself hunting with an almost frenzied desperation for cute, child-friendly, and inexpensive craft projects. This year, I feel like I really hit the jackpot with these homemade bird feeders.

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8. Pinecone Roses from Rhonda at Mrs. Greene

The other day as I was trying to think of a craft to make using materials from nature, I picked up a pine cone off the ground and stared at it. One of the first things that came to mind was a flower, so I decided to make a whole bouquet of pine cone roses!

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7. Outdoor Children’s Activity: Make a Fairy Bracelet

This is one of our favorite activities to do with kids and grown ups alike when going on hikes and nature walks. It’s a fun way to keep kids engaged in their surroundings as they search for treasures to go on their bracelets.

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6. Easy Flower Painted Rock Tutorial for Beginners

Hi Rock Painting Loves, it’s Natalie from Doodlecraft sharing my favorite flower painted rock tutorial ever.

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5. Nature Scavenger Hunt for Kids Printable

Nature Scavenger Hunt for Kids is so much fun while exploring outdoors. These scavenger hunt ideas are not only educational but enough to keep them excited for a camping trip, summer picnic, hiking trip, backyard activities or nature themed birthday parties.  See also Online Printable Summer Activities For Kids.

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4. Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder

Save your empty toilet paper rolls to create this Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder craft for your backyard! See also Spring Paper Crafts For Kids.

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3. Nature Sensory Bottle

The sensory input on this activity happens throughout the activity. Each individual nature sensory bottle is unique.

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2. Nature Weaving

This nature weaving activity combines creativity and the outdoors. It costs nothing and encourages exploration of textures and nature. I got the inspiration from a copy of the Australian Women’s Weekly circa 1970something that I picked up at a friend’s garage sale.

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1. How To Make Nature Paint Brushes For Kids

Collect grass, leaves, stems, and flowers and make your own nature paintbrushes with your kids this summer and explore the different patterns and textures each of the paintbrushes can create.

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