Art & Creation
Best suited for
Any group size
A scavenger hunt with a twist. We provide the clues and you create a mixed media painting from natural materials in your own backyard!
Skills & Benefits
Explore Nature around you
Add texture to your painting
Create art using natural materials
Scavenger Hunt Clues Worksheet
Safety & More
May need a drop cloth if you are painting with younger children.
For this activity tempera is recommended for paints.
Paint is non-toxic but it is advised to keep away from the eyes and mouth.
It typically will wash out of clothing before it dries, but it could stain clothes. Dress in paint clothes or use a smock/apron.
Use non-toxic paints, gels, glosses, etc.
If you are using a hot glue gun you may need parent support.