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Nature Play for Young Children

art, activities and ideas for ways to explore nature and natural objects with young children


Nature Play for Young Children

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Birdseed ornaments for outside (happy Christmas Birds!!)

Play Create Explore: Sticky Frame Nature Collage

The fun book that lead us outside on a beautiful fall day to explore and identify trees. | from Creekside Learning.

Great Ideas for Living Centers in the Classroom

Lovely use of frames & natural materials

wax paper collage

Autumn Leaves Stained Glass :: A beautiful way to bring fall leaves indoors

Nature study light catchers

Creating a Nature Table. beautiful

For the birds: toilet paper tube, peanut butter, roll it in birdseed and slip it over a branch.

Loose parts- large spools

"How Long is This Hall!?"

howlongisthishall.blogspot.com

Beans in a CD Case Experiment

fairy garden

Blair's Blessings: {pretty, happy, funny, real}

blairandsteven.blogspot.com

magnetic fishing

The Wonder Years: Magnetic Fishing

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lovely leaf prints

kid garden

carve a pumpkin using cookie cutters!

How to Carve a Pumpkin | Taste of Home

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growing beans in a cd case

Exploring the changes in season (playdough "leaves" are created and placed on a "tree")

plastic water bottle water wall

Play silks

Sand and water wall

Tree blocks and tree cookies

miniature garden ideas