Earth Day nature flower and grass rub craft with a free printable for preschoolers and kindergartners sparks creativity and promotes fine motor control.
Here is a fun spring inspired flowers and grass rub craft you can do with your little one. Besides, what is a better way to celebrate Earth Day than with nature-inspired crafts? First, you do not need to buy anything, since you will be using nature finds, thus reducing our carbon footprint. Secondly, you can download an Earth printable, so you do not need to worry whether your artistic side stands up to the test. Most importantly, this craft will encourage you to get outdoors and enjoy all the beauty of spring awakening from winter respite. Besides, your little one will love this flower grass rub since s/he can express creativity during the process without worrying about the end result! Hooray to the nature-inspired process art! Trust me, this set up is minimal and the activity is super fun! And, with the affirmation printable, you can encourage your child to think of ways to reduce our carbon footprint, making Earth a healthier place.
The land is where our roots are. The children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the Earth.Maria Montessori
HOW TO MAKE THIS Earth Day Nature Craft
First, go outside on a nature walk and cut some fresh green grass and blue wildflowers (if you can find any). Please, do not cut any of the neighbors’ flowers and do try to look for wild ones. Luckily, we found some violet-blue wildflowers growing right in our backyard.
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Then, to make your Earth Day Nature Craft, download the Earth PDF and offer your child to press and rub grass against the continent parts of the Earth. Thereafter, do the same with flower petals over the ocean area. Discuss how unique our planet Earth is among other planets in our solar system for having water, which enabled the evolution of life. As a result, you will have a craft that looks and smells like Earth! However, if nature outing is not an option, you can set an invitation to finger paint, or use crayons, watercolors or dot markers. Let your imagination be your limit!
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