Nature paint - the kids love making potions, sure they would love this too!

Make TEXTURED paints using a simple, no cook paint recipe. Sand paint, grass paint, flower paint, and MORE!

Create your own Ecosystem

After a nature scavenger hunt, turn the nature objects into a pretty suncatcher for the window!

Earth day crafts. I like the grass head guys.

Nature Wands, what a cool idea, we will be making these the next time we do forrist fun or go treasure hunting :o)

Simple nature weaving activity - love this idea

Fall Shadow Boxes. Suggested for preschool, but my 2nd grader can upgrade a bit and add a frame. :)

Nature Bingo--to do on nature walks!

Free Earth Day Printable Pack for Toddlers & Preschool from Totschooling

Laughing Kids Learn: Painting with Nature - here's one to use when learning about care of creation (stewardship). Could be used for Earth Day if you live somewhere warm enough to get nature materials.

The Garden Classroom brings you fifty-two creative and playful activities, giving you a whole year’s worth of garden-based projects to enjoy with your children. Come rain or shine, and whatever the season, there are ideas you can use to give your children a connection to nature all year round.

Easy recipe for slime brought to you by our preschoolers

preschool ideas

Nature shadow boxes

Salt tray mazes by Teach Preschool

Bark Rubbings. Great outdoor nature activity, perfect for Arbor Day or conservation awareness | via www.TheSeasonedMom.com

sensory idea - fill balloons with different texture items (rice, beans, beads etc) and let little hands explore!

Get ready to observe nature!

Exploring number ... children will enjoy exploring this!