Nature provides incredible inspiration—and one-of-a-kind supplies.

clothespin paintbrushes
PERNILLE LOOF

Get your fledgling creatives to gather grasses, leaves, stems, and flowers in your yard, at the park, or at day camp. Then, provide the washable paint (check out our recipe for Homemade Finger Paints made from pantry ingredients that are non-toxic, washable, and readily available) to create all-natural artwork.

For more ideas, scroll through our entire collection of Kids' Crafts and Nature Crafts.

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What you need

Materials
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How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Forage for grasses, leaves, stems, and flowers.

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Step 2

Pinch them into clothespins to make uniquely textured paintbrushes.

Step 3

Put out some washable tempera, and let them play en plein air.

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