Easy Nature Crafts for Kids

Let's try some science and nature crafts for kids!. Have a go at these fun projects, all with step by step instructions.


For us crafters, and particularly for children who love to craft, there's inspiration all around us in the natural world.

Just take a look outside right now and what do you see? If, like me, you're looking out onto a garden, can you see flowers and trees, rain or sunshine, or perhaps even a rainbow? Or maybe it's nighttime and you can see the moon and stars!

If the weather determines our mood, then I believe the sort of mood we're in can inspire our crafts and, of course, our kids crafts too.

But I think we can always be inspired by beautiful trees and flowers in the garden or the park. Crafts can allow us to have a bit of summer in our homes all year round when we create something bright and cheerful and longlasting too.


So where can we begin with our science and nature crafts for kids?

Well, I really loved making the window box project with paper modelling straws and bright foam flower shapes. It's so cheerful and so much fun to make and display!

I also like the flowerpot card; and the picket fence card with flowers and butterflies is another of my favourites. I can picture this scene created on a larger scale as part of a nature craft display at home or in the classroom. A very simple yet quite effective kids craft project idea.

Continuing on a floral garden theme, I've created more easy kids craft projects for you to try including a bright and cheerful sunflower, more tissue paper flowers, a simple to make daisy card using just a few scraps of foam or card, and some little notebooks which need only cost a few pennies to make.

I've also found my flowerpot noteholder really useful for holding important little messages so that I won't forget them! You could also use this to display some small photos too.

But don't forget: kids crafts cover every season, of course, no matter what the weather! And when day becomes night, turn your thoughts and creative hands to the moon and stars and perhaps you'll want to make a moon and stars mobile like I did too.

This is just the beginning. If you get a chance to go out for a walk in the countryside or down by the seaside, look out for plenty more inspiration for your kids nature and science crafts. Collect bits and pieces to inspire you and to experiment with next time you do some science and nature crafts with your children.

Have fun!

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