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Nature Colors

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book

This combination art and nature activity calls for gathering natural objects from the great outdoors.


  • Plants and flowers collected on a walk
  • Crayons
  • Paper


  1. Go on a walk with your child, and bring home a variety of plants and flowers, such as grass, leaves, dandelions, and so on.
  2. Spread them out on a table in your backyard.
  3. Encourage your child to draw a picture using only crayons in colors that match the items you have collected.

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<I>The Preschooler's Busy Book</I> Copyright © 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

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