Bringing The Outdoors In

by Joanne Tan

Learning Framework?

  • Physical

  • Intellectual

  • Emotional

  • Social

WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Fine motor development from picking up leaves, sticks, etc

  • Intellectual - Observing and comparing, sorting, classifying, environmental awareness

  • Emotional - Grow in appreciation for mother nature

  • Social - Collaboration and cooperation

SKILL LEVEL:

Easy

SUITABLE FOR:

3-4 years old

ESTIMATED TIME:

> 30 mins

ENVIRONMENT:

Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Old newspaper

  • Collection of leaves

  • stones

  • sticks

  • etc.

  • Poster colours

  • Brush

  • Cup of walk

  • Palette

  • Dining mat

#Scienceofplay07

Using collectibles from nature to create a table covering with your child.

Step 1

Gather the materials. Go on a nature walk and collect only things that are found on the ground.

Step 2

Set up painting area in advance with newspaper. Select one of the items collected, and apply paint on it.

Step 3

Print it on your working canvas. Repeat the steps as desired.

Step 4

Leave the working canvas to dry. When completely dried, display the finish product on the intended table. You may lay a plastic sheet on it to protect the artwork

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