Summer Nature Art - 20 fun ideas for kids

Get outside this summer and enjoy using the nature around you to have a go at some of these nature art and craft ideas for kids. Toddlers, preschoolers and older kids will all enjoy getting creative with nature whilst enjoying some sunshine.  We have put together a list of 20 fun nature art ideas to try this summer.  We have included craft ideas using stones, shells, sticks, flowers and leaves.


Summer Nature Art and Craft Ideas for Kids. 20 fun outdoor activity ideas using nature for toddlers, preschoolers and older kids to enjoy.


As the weather gets warmer children will love taking their creative sessions outdoors and using the nature around them to create some fun nature crafts. We always love doing outdoor activities whenever we can and we are always looking for easy outdoor art ideas.

Take a look at the list of summer nature art ideas below and click on the links for full instuctions.  Hopefully you will find a few activities to inspire you this summer. Have fun!



Stone art & craft ideas

Summer Nature Art and Craft Ideas for kids using stones and pebbles. 20 fun outdoor activity ideas using nature for toddlers, preschoolers and older kids to enjoy.






Shell art & craft ideas


Summer Nature Art and Craft Ideas for kids using sea shells. 20 fun outdoor activity ideas using nature for toddlers, preschoolers and older kids to enjoy.




Stick art & craft ideas


Summer Nature Art and Craft Ideas for kids using sticks. 20 fun outdoor activity ideas using nature for toddlers, preschoolers and older kids to enjoy.


  • Make a family of stick people - Danya Banya
  • Use sticks as an unusual art canvas - Buggy and Buddy
  • Hang pieces of nature from a stick to make a nature mobile -Danya Banya
  • Use tree bark to make an adorable bark owl - Fireflies and Mudpies



Flower art & craft ideas

Summer Nature Art and Craft Ideas for kids using flowers. 20 fun outdoor activity ideas using nature for toddlers, preschoolers and older kids to enjoy.




Leaf art & craft ideas

Summer Nature Art and Craft Ideas for kids using leaves. 20 fun outdoor activity ideas using nature for toddlers, preschoolers and older kids to enjoy.





Summer Nature Art and Craft Ideas for Kids. 20 fun outdoor activity ideas using nature for toddlers, preschoolers and older kids to enjoy. Stone, stick, flower, shell and leave nature crafts.

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