Nature Craft Blog

All kids have an innate ability to experiment and create, but sometimes they need a little prompting and direction to begin. Ideas in this nature craft blog and my books are a great starting point.

Instructions for the nature crafts are deliberately brief and loose, as the intention is to encourage experimentation and creativity rather than replication. With encouragement and opportunity, children’s imaginations will bring their own crafty ideas to life!

Gumnut & Acorn Angel

Here’s a simple angel decoration to get your Christmas creativity started. I’ve used a large gumnut for the body, with ...
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Pink Petal Girl

Encourage children to pick some flowers and leaves and arrange them on the ground to create their own unique little ...
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Nature Craft Mouse

Oak trees are found in cities around the world, and acorns have been used by crafters in all sorts of ...
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Gumnut Babies

“Gumnut Babies” originated in the creative mind of iconic English-Australian author & illustrator May Gibbs.  “Snugglepot and Cuddlepie” are her ...
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Coral Gum Bracelet

Coral Gum (Eucalyptus torquata) is a native of Western Australia and used as a hardy street tree in dry climates.  Look ...
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