We love exploring nature and we love crafting, too — so, for today’s Friday 5, we’re showcasing our 5 favorite crafts made with found materials! Turn stones, shells, flower petals, and more turn into fun craft projects.
Children love collecting bits of nature…especially at the beach! Adding personal touches to seashells turns them into sweet memories of summer vacation.
When your kids have more rock collections than you have space, use metallic paint to turn them into shiny gems that double as treasure!
These bright rainbows are fun from start to finish! Grab glue and a piece of cloth, then head out to the garden to gather a few of nature’s offerings.
Stamp rocks with white ink to bring literacy into the home in a fun way. Make a letter game or a way to leave messages to family members. Put them out for the kids during dinner prep, and they can spell out different foods while you cook!
Let nature inspire you to make this simple, beautiful butterfly craft! All you need are contact paper, scissors — and the outdoors.
For even more nature crafts, visit our Nature Crafts list on DIY!