Leaf faces and muddy smiles

Age 6+

Activity Type

outdoor play art and craft

Activity Season

spring summer autumn winter

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Leaf faces and muddy smiles

Make funny faces out of leaves, mud and bark!

This nature craft can be done all year round using bits and pieces you can find in the woods or your garden.

  • Look for mud, leaves, bark, flowers, pebbles and feathers.
  • Create a face peeping up from the woodland floor, or peering down from a tree trunk.
  • Make a leafy portrait, or a whole family of faces!

Leave your funny faces in the woods for other people to find. On your next visit, look to see if any new ones have joined them!

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