Bark rubbing

Age 3-5

Activity Type

art and craft

Activity Season

spring summer autumn winter

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Create a bark rubbing and be a bark artist

Create a bark rubbing and be a bark artist.

Take a few sheets of paper and your crayons to the woods or your local park, and get creative.

  • Choose an interesting tree – big, old, knobbly ones are perfect
  • You might need a grown-up or friend to help you keep the paper still while you make your rubbing
  • Find other trees and layer up different colours and patterns. Frame your picture with twigs
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