75 Earth-Friendly Art Activities
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Parents, teachers, and caregivers looking for ideas on how to get children outdoors and instill in them a love of nature can find more than 75 creative crafts, games, and activities using objects that kids can collect from nature in this idea book. As children make race cars out of rocks, create paint from plants, and assemble funny grass masks, they learn to be environmentally friendly—absorbing information on recycling, reducing waste, and inspiring others to protect nature. Organized by the various natural materials needed, the crafts offer a new twist on perennial homemade gifts and school projects.
Praise For Organic Crafts: 75 Earth-Friendly Art Activities…
"These fun and educational projects teach children how they can help save our planet with just a little bit of ingenuity." —Curriculum Review
"Offers exciting art projects that . . . entertain young children while teaching them how to appreciate and conserve the Earth." —Treasure Valley Family Magazine
"Filled with real cool projects . . . great for teaching as well as having fun. Very cool!" —A Patchwork of Books
"Sure to keep your little ones occupied and embracing nature." —Genesee Valley Parent
Chicago Review Press, 9781556526404, 160pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2007
About the Author
Kimberly Monaghan is a freelance writer for numerous newspapers and magazines, including Chicago Parent, Earth Easy, and Family Time. She is also a regular reviewer for School Library Journal. She has worked as an arts-camp counselor and an assistant children’s librarian.