No paintbrush? No problem! Look around at what nature can provide! Get the kiddos outdoors and collect items you find to make your own homemade nature brushes. Painting with nature paint brushes is fun and easy to do. All you need are a few simple materials for do-able preschool art projects for kids!
NATURE PAINTING FOR KIDS
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This project is a great one for helping children explore many things. They can spend time outdoors, exploring their surroundings. They get to feel and smell natural items they choose as their ‘brushes’. They can also spend time playing with new textures, patterns, colors, and more!
Kids who spend time in nature are better learners. Exposure to nature has been shown to reduce stress and increase attention spans. When children are out in nature they are immersed in a new environment with endless opportunities for exploration and development.
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PAINTING WITH NATURE PAINT BRUSHES
- Acrylic paint
- Items from nature (pine straw, sticks, leaves)
STEP 1: Look around outside and see what items might work well as a paintbrush, stamp, sponge, etc. For smaller items, gather them together and bind with string to make your own homemade paint brushes.
STEP 2: Choose your paint colors and use each item to create a unique look.
STEP 3: Paint! Try dragging, stamping, blotting, etc.
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