Leaf Art Ideas

Leaf Art Ideas - use leaves to print paper. This is a good way to decorate bags and wrapping paper too

It is a wonderful thing to get creative with items around your home and leaves are a great example. They are everywhere in all different shapes and sizes. I’ll show you 2 different types of art using leaves from my garden. The first is leaf printing and the other is leaf rubbing. My children really enjoyed […]

DIY Stick Raft Boats

stick raft boat

We collected the sticks for this project on our way home from school.  I made the boats and the kids spent hours and hours playing with them, at home and at the beach. It was beyond wonderful.  It all started with my husband, and his love of watching the sailing. The Volvo Ocean Race is […]

Nature Craft: Foliage Faces

Drawing: anatomy of the face (in rough thirds)

I adore nature craft.  That might be searching for rainbow leaves, painting sticks, making a daisy crown, building rock towers or even simply arranging posies in juice bottles.   I see a lot of value in this type of activity: it helps to connect to the beauty in nature; it encourages the use of what is already […]