7 Outdoor Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids

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7 Outdoor Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids

Arts and crafts is fun, brings out the skills in kids and make them to be creative and innovative. In a previous post, I shared with you some benefits of arts and crafts for children. Today, I am going to add to it some outdoor arts and crafts activities for kids. I will be share with you some cool outdoor arts and crafts work I came across online. I am still to try some with my kids. I bet you that your kids will love them and will be very appreciative of you.

1. Rainbow Wind Chimes

This homemade rainbow wind chimes made from painted sticks I saw in Happy Hooligans will be great fun and easy-to-do outdoor arts and crafts activity for your kids. They will be happy to make their own or make one and offer as a gift to a loved one. Image source: Happy Hooligans

2. Mega Collage

This is an amazing kaleidoscope of colours to keep somewhere special in your home as a reminder of your kids creativity. I saw this one on Parents. Image credit: Kim Lowe

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3. Natural Paint Brushes

This simple and classy outdoor art project I saw on Learn Create Love is definitely amazing. You need just a few twigs, thread or string and evergreen leaves. Since we are talking of “paint brushes”, don’t forget to get at least 3 different colours of paint.

4. Sun Print Cards

Checkout this DIY fun sun print cards from Garden Therapy made from collecting natures beauty in the garden and preserving it. I don’t know why, but this is one of my favourite outdoor arts and crafts activity that I will be doing with my kids in summer. It looks so historic.

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5. Ladybug vs Bumble Bee Tic Tac Toe

See this insect-inspired stones from Chicken Scratch NY that adds life to the tic-tac-toe game. Through a basic paint job, kids can paint simple stripes and spots on small rocks to represent any insect just like the bumble bees and lady bugs in the project.

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6. Andy Goldsworthy for Kids

What about this Andy Goldsworthy-inspired arts for kids. It could be a great project for Autumn where you will make use of the Autumn colour leaves. Check out more on Red Ted Art.

Outdoor Arts and Crafts for Kids

7. Acrylic Paint Sun Prints

Kids love the splish-splash-splosh of paints when it comes to arts and crafts activities. Once you call arts, most children think of paints, colours before anything else. This nature-inspired paint artwork from Craftiments will be something great for kids during outdoor arts and crafts project.

Read Also: The Benefits of Arts and Crafts for Children

Outdoor Arts and Crafts for Kids

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This is all I could gather for you today. I will be updating as time goes on. Don’t hesitate to share this as well as sharing with us in the comment section below your kids outdoor arts and crafts projects.

Yvette Mayemelle Kaba
Yvette Mayemelle Kaba
Founder of UIC | Wife | Mum of Two | Inspirational Writer | Mentor | Aspiring Entrepreneur


  1. These are some great ideas that I definitely want to try.

  2. Avatar Azzama says:

    Fantastic ideas. I am going to try them with my son.

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