Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The Great Outdoor Challenge - Nature Faces

What kind of fun outdoor activities do we have planned this week? Lots! Yesterday we made Nature Face Family. I found the Nature Face craft on the Ladybug Magazine website -- so simple, but so fun. Basically all you need to do is use some sidewalk chalk to draw a circle for the head. Then you wander around the yard and collect natural materials to use for filling in the face. I told the kids to avoid disturbing living plants (with the exception of weeds). Here's our nature faces family picture:

The Great Outdoor ChallengeThis week we're participating in 5 Orange Potatoes Children and Nature Awareness Month The Great Outdoor Challenge. I saw the challenge mentioned on Mouse Grows, Mouse Learns and thought it was a wonderful idea!


Cascia Talbert said...

That looks like a lot of fun. I might have to try that with my kids.

5orangepotatoes said...

Cute! Thanks for joining the challenge. I'll be linking you in the link list.


Michelle said...

I love this idea! Thanks for sharing. We'll be trying it out soon.

You have a fantastic blog! I'll be stopping by often :)

Playing by the book said...

Love the faces! I keep meaning to do this one early morning with the kids and then I'd like to hide and watch people's reactions as they find the faces on their way to work!