I love art and craft activities that incorporate nature. In this post I will share instructions for a fun art activity we did recently: nature stamping!
For this activity you will need:
-White or light colored paper
-Leaves, pine needles, and other pieces of nature
-A cup of water for cleaning your paint brush
First have your children search your yard or neighborhood for different leaves, pine needles, shells, pine cones, sticks, and any other pieces of nature you think might be fun to stamp with. Our favorite materials are leaves and sea shells.
Apply a very light layer of paint to a leaf or other piece of nature with your paint brush.
Carefully stamp onto your paper.
You can also set a fresh unpainted leaf on your paper and carefully paint over and around it. Then carefully lift the leaf.
Make a cool a design or just cover your page in nature stamps!
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