Nature-Based Christmas Crafts, Activities and Gift Ideas

Over the years we’ve put together collections of our favourite nature-based crafts, activities and gift ideas for the Christmas season. We’ve curated them here, in one place, for you to discover!


Merry and Bright – Christmas Nature Crafts

Minimal materials are needed for these projects – as long as you have some paint or crayons, paper, access to an outdoor space with fallen nature (it’s best not to pick anything fresh if you can help it!) and some imagination, you’ll be on your way to shimmering, glimmering Christmas craft success!

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Discover Merry and Bright – Christmas Nature Crafts

Nature Based Christmas Craft

We’ve found a range of crafty projects to add some homemade cheer to your family’s Christmas. This list should get you started, but remember – you can always harness the almighty power of Pinterest (and the internet in general) to find more projects.

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All The Small Things – Christmas Nature Crafts

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This Christmas craft blog is all about the small things – ornaments, gift tags and snow globes, using a variety of natural materials, and many of the craft items you may already have around the house.

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Discover All The Small Things – Christmas Nature Crafts

Low-Coast Nature Based & Imaginative Christmas Gifts for Children

With the overwhelming options of toys and gadgets replete with requisite bells and whistles on sale for Christmas, it’s sometimes hard to find simple, economical gifts that children will cherish and use through the whole year, once the Christmas season (and the initial excitement of something new) has passed.  With this in mind, the team at Nature Play WA have put their heads together and created a list of nature-based gift ideas that would suit any little nature player!

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Inspired to get creative?  Share photos of your craftiness through social media using the hashtag #natureplaywachristmascraft and we’ll share them with our audience!


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