Yippee! Yippee! Amanda's Summer Kit is Here!

We are all very excited to see that Amanda of Hearts and Trees has put out her summer kit. While you're on her site, don't miss her watercolor tutorial and free nature walk PDFs.

Each kit includes the instructions and materials to complete easy and fun handicraft, art and nature study projects with a minimum of effort. (Please note that you will need to provide common art supplies such as paper, stapler, watercolors, markers, colored pencils, etc.)



A laminated 3x5inch nature study card focusing on things found in the garden is also included in the Hearts and Trees summer kit.

Complete Contents List:

  1. Colored file folder for the lapbook

  2. Garden nature study lapbook pages

  3. 12 page cardstock nature journal with comb binding

  4. 3x5inch art print: Claude Monet The Artist's Garden at Vetheuil

  5. Watercolor paper for watercolor collage on front of lapbook

  6. Sunflower seeds for sunflower observations

  7. Cardboard and rubber bands for flower press

  8. Cardstock and contact paper for pressed flower bookmark

  9. Fabric and ribbon for drawstring treasure bag

  10. Notions for sewing the treasure bag (needle, thread, pins and safety pin)

  11. Instructions for the drawstring treasure bag

  12. Instructions the flower press and pressed flower bookmark


These kits were gathered with children ages 6-12 in mind. Parents may need to help their students, especially younger children, with some aspects of this kit.