Our staff have been working hard to find and create some activities that you can enjoy based on the theme of nature. We hope that you can have a go at home.
Arts and Crafts
Nature sensory bag- Melissa shows you how to make a sensory bag using items you have found outdoors. It is great for feeling the different textures.
Nature drawing challenge - Talha sets you a challenge- can you have a go at home?
How to make a picture from things found outside –Lucy shows you how to make a picture from items that you have found in your garden or on a walk.
Twig rafts and leaf bracelet - Joshua has written some instructions for how to make some nature crafts.
Small Stone Art- Outi shows you how to make art by adding patterns to the small stones, which you can place together to make a pattern.
Pebble Paining- Vai has found this video which shows you how to make a stone look like a cactus.
Make your own miniature garden- Amy has written some instructions on how to make a miniature garden at home an a small plastic box.
Making cornflour slime - Zahra shows you how to make cornflour slime at home.
How to make a stick man – Millie has written some instructions on how to make a stick man from the collection of sticks you have collected from the garden or on a walk.
Stone painting (flower) - Jamie has found this video of stone painting, which shows you how to draw a flower and then paint it to make a colourful stone collection.
Bird box tutorial- Cheyenne shows you how to use a carton to create a bird box that you can decorate and put outside for the birds.
Collage using pictures of birds – Annie shows you how she made a bird picture collage using pictures she found from an old calendar. You could use images from magazine or newspapers to make your own collage of your favourite things in nature.
Pine Cone Animals tutorial- Melissa shows you how to turn a pine cone into different animals by drawing and cutting out different animal body parts.
Nature tree template – Jamie found this picture of a tree that you can decorate with leaves that you can find outside.
Handprint tree, paint your own leaf, leaf monsters– Joshua created these instructions to show you how to make these three nature crafts.
How to make Pinecone Hedgehogs – Amy has created these instructions to show how to make a pinecone hedgehog.
Autumn tree tutorial- Vai shows you how to create an autumn tree picture.
Make your own birdhouse- Millie has put together these instructions on how to make a birdhouse that you can place in your garden at home.
How to make a flower crown- Cheyenne shows you how to make a flower crown using the fallen petals from flowers.
Watercolour Nature picture – Annie shows you how to make a simple watercolour nature picture using 2 colours.
Sensory ideas - Zaynah shows you how to make some sensory activities including a sensory bottle and a lava lamp in a jar.
Button turtle and bug house- Joshua has created these instructions on how to make some nature crafts.
Nature bird tutorial- Vai shows you how to make a bird using bits of nature that you have found in your garden.
How to do leaf printing - Amy created these instructions on how to have a go at leaf printing at home.
Stone painting owl tutorial- Cheyenne shows you how you can paint a stone to look like an owl.
Leaf art instructions - Millie has created these instructions on how to make some pictures using leaves.
How to make different pictures with autumn leaves - Vai has found this video which shows you how to make different pictures from leaves.
Nature walks scavenger hunt, rock painting and leaf printing activities - Joshua has put these instructions together for these craft activities.
How to make a headdress using paper with bark rubbings and feathers - Annie shows you how to make a headdress from bark rubbing on paper.
Make a leaf mask – Millie has made these instructions on how to make a leaf mask.
How to make a stick picture frame - Millie has created these instructions on how to make a stick picture frame.
Nature hanging mobile- Cheyenne shows you how to make a nature hanging mobile using leaves and salt dough.
How to make a yarn stick (stick wrapped with wool) - Jamie has found this link to show you how to make yarn sticks that can be very calming to make. You can then use them to play a number of games.
Nature walks/Scavenger hunts
Nature Walk- Lucy shares a video of the walk that she went on. She was looking for different things on her walk including colours and textures.
Nature colour wheel tutorial- Outi shows you how to make a colour wheel that you can take on a walk. How many things can you find for each colour?
Nature scavenger hunt- Outi shows you how you can create a scavenger hunt bag of things to find on a walk.
Nature adventure hunt- Amy has created this scavenger hunt sheet of things to find on a walk. How many can you find?
We are going on a bear hunt video- The LinkAble staff have created their own version of We are going on a bear hunt.
Pictures of things found on a nature walk - Annie shares with you what she has found on her walk along with this challenge. “Go for a nature walk and collect different leaves, twigs, stones and cones. Make nature pictures with your collection when you get home. Why not use a magnifying glass to look more closely at your things.” Annie
Nature walk in the garden- Zahra takes you on a tour of her garden to see what she can find.
Nature scavenger hunt- Talha sets you a nature scavenger hunt challenge. The link in the name will take you to the A-Z sheet to print.
Match the shape game- Outi shows you how to make a match the shape game at home.
Made own quiz to do with nature - Zaynah has found this link which allows you to create your own quiz about nature.
Nature Memory Game- Outi shows you how to play a memory game at home with your family with items that you have found on a nature walk.
Float or sink game Zaynah shows you how to play a sink or float game at home using the items you have found on a nature walk.
Wordsearch to do with nature Zaynah has created this wordsearch based on nature.
Weather experiments (making a tornado, rain and clouds in a jar)- Zaynah shows you how to make these weather experiments at home.
Nature game- Zaynah has created this nature game you can play at home. How many of each picture can you find?
How to make your own wildlife snap/pairs cards - Annie shows you how to create your own snap cards that you can play with at home.
Colourful nature painting image “How many colours can you see in this painting? See if you can make a lovely, colourful picture like this”
Nature Colouring pages
Frog colouring picture
Tree and world colouring picture
Sunrise Colouring picture
Mountains Colouring page
We hope that you enjoy all our resources this week. Let us know what you think and whether there are any other resources you would like to see. Please share some pictures of any of the activities that you have been doing at home. We can share your ideas and artwork with others on our social media.