Coffee Filter Butterfly
If you have ever seen a blossoming tree or been in a flower garden, then there is no doubt that you have also seen a butterfly. Butterflies are known for their beautiful colors and unique patterns. They come in a large variety of shapes and sizes along with a unique lifecycle. This month, our craft celebrates these beautiful, fluttering, colorful summer visitors. There is just something so amazing about a beautiful, fragile butterfly choosing YOU to land on!
Mother's Day Flower Pot Craft
This flowerpot painting craft is the perfect way to teach the kids a little bit about plants and pollination while making a beautiful gift. With just a little help, they’ll have a gift for someone to treasure forever. Moms love handmade gifts on Mother’s Day, and this fingerprint flowerpot truly is handmade or at least “finger made”! Kids will have a blast making cute fingerprint critters and mom will enjoy this lasting reminder of her little one’s darling little hands forever.Read More
Dandelion Poof Painting Craft
Spring is bursting out all over the refuge and we’re here to share a fun nature activity that your kids can do with mostly things found around the house and outside in nature. This project is guaranteed to get the kids excited about being outside!
Let’s join Puddles, the mascot of the National Wildlife Refuge System, to learn a little bit about how seeds are spread while creating a beautiful picture. A sure sign of spring and summer is those little
Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder
Now is the perfect time to help out our birds as they wait for spring. Your local wild birds will surely thank you for taking the time to make a bird feeder especially for them. It’s a simple craft that is easy and fun for kids of all ages, especially preschoolers.
Although there are tons of different beautiful store-bought bird feeders, it’s so exciting for kids to make their own and find that special tree to hang it on. Their excitement continues as they watch to see when the birds will discover their treat. The kids will love trying to identify the different birds.Read More
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