Monday, October 27, 2014

Organic Crafts: 75 Earth-Friendly Art Activities by Kimberly Monaghan

 

What is eco crafting? Surely it is not as simple as picking out leaves and rocks from our back yard. This book explains how to make responsible choices in terms of materials and supplies from nature without harming the environment. With guided activities, recipes and illustrations, Monaghan walks us through age-appropriate crafts that are easy and fun to make.

Readalikes:

Super Simple Pinecone Projects: Fun and Easy Crafts inspired by Nature by Kelly Dowdna

A Kid's Guide to Making a Terrarium by Stephanie Bearce

Backyard Crafts by Greta Speechley

Apps:

Gro Flowers- learn about biodiversity while playing with colors
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gro-flowers/id892360314?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D8

Recyling Workshop- design and create creatures from recyclables
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recycling-workshop-design/id880330071?mt=8

Bug Art- create your own beautiful bugs
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bug-art/id805611890?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D8

Toys:

Classic Wood Crafts kit
http://www.amazon.com/Creativity-for-Kids-1669000-Classic/dp/B003WFOOPC/ref=sr_1_7?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1414427017&sr=1-7&keywords=eco+crafts

Paper Making kit
http://www.amazon.com/ALEX-Toys-Crafts-Paper-Making/dp/B00JUDEESC/ref=sr_1_12?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1414427017&sr=1-12&keywords=eco+crafts

Places:

Eco-conscious learning activities at Ecotarium
http://www.ecotarium.org/science-nature-exhibits/collections-ecotarium


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