It is very auspicious for the child’s development to draw his attention to nature in all the possible ways: to observe natural phenomena together with him, to find flowers and leaves and then make beautiful bouquets from them, to feed birds outside, etc. One more way is to use natural materials in arts and crafts.
Here is a picture of the camomile we’ve made together with our little daughter (16 mo) this autumn. Do you think it is not possible to make crafts with such little toddlers? We invite you to read more about this activity for kids in our blog “Parents’ Ideas”.
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