Make your own cardboard tube construction toy!
Why not have a ribbon chandelier in your reading area? Ribbons and hoola hoops.
Voice of Nature
Nifty! I already do this w/ rocks and stones all the time, never thought to do it with leaves, flowers etc...from Bohemian Pages: Earth Mandalas
Stone mandala--combine with lesson on Andy Goldsworthy
Flower-Mandalas-by-Kathy-Klein. I did these with my students a few years ago; a great part of a larger unit
For this great summer art project, the children spent time gathering natural materials to create their own artworks, from nature, within nature. The children worked together with the rest of their …
Bark Owls: A Fall Nature Craft for Kids: Fireflies and Mud Pies
Nature Mandala (nature/ephemeral art) by~ Art Bar