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Nature Head

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Use natural materials to create natural hair on faces.

Materials Needed:

  • Glue sticks
  • Face (draw or download and print an image)
  • Natural materials from the garden such as ferns, flowers, grass, and leaves dirt, rocks and more.

What to do:

  • Ask children to collect natural materials from the garden.
  • Using those materials stick them as "hair" on to the face.

Hints and Tips:

  • Use animal faces such as lion, echidna etc that can use leaves to decorate the body.
  • Print or draw a full figure boy/girl children can create clothes using natural materials.
  • Take a photo of the child's nature head and display it on a wall.
  • Take a photo of each child and they can use natural materials to decorate their own hard in the image.

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 3 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    established hand preference
    identifies basic colours

  • Play Based Learning: Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

    5.4 Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work.

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