See the natural world around you through these paper plate nature silhouettes. They help children notice the patterns, textures and colours around them. They also look simply stunning.
These are easily made and, if you scroll to the end, you’ll see that they can be used in multiple ways, not just as nature silhouettes.
Materials for nature silhouettes:
- Paper plates
- Scissors or Stanley knife (or similar cutting tools)
- Protector while cutting
How to make nature silhouettes:
- Draw items from nature on the paper plates. Try leaves, feathers, clouds, trees, flowers, mushrooms and more. The simpler the shape the easier it will be to cut out.
- Place a protector under the paper plate and use a cutting tool to cut out the shape.
- Time to explore the world around you with your children using these silhouettes.Talk about textures, patterns, and colours.
Like A Little Learning For Two, we used our paper plate nature silhouettes as stencils too and we also decorated the middle silhouettes that popped out of the plates. Nothing was wasted.