Mandala is an ancient art that originated in India and now is being used more in Tibet. They have of course gained popularity over a period of time and now they are being incorporated in various ways. So why not we also give it a try with our tiny tots. It’s a very complicated art form that involves a lot of intricacies but here we will be making it simple with objects collected in nature.
- Nature items like leaves, flowers, berries, twigs, rocks, sticks, petals
What to do:
- To create a nature mandala, place a meaningful item in the centre.
- Then start placing other natural items gathered near the centre first and continue moving outward from the centre until a circular design is created.
- Continue making patterns until natural items are used up and your nature mandala looks complete.
Hints and Tips
- Make the mandala colourful by using bright flower petals colour combinations and leaves.
- To keep this art simple and to maintain its authenticity, you can do this art on paper plates.
- Collect as much a variety of nature items as you can.
- You can even collect the feathers of birds. They will simply look superb.
- Small pebbles could be used to make borders.