Write Your Name Naturally

Turn your name into a work of art with some treasures from nature.

by Michele Reyzer; photos by Mark Godfrey

What You Need

  • cardboard or poster board
  • pencil
  • craft glue
  • tape
  • string
  • twigs, leaves, bark, acorn caps, seedpods, small pebbles, or other natural objects

What You Do

1. Head outside for a nature walk and gather some items you find on the ground. (See list above.)

2. Write your name lightly on a piece of cardboard or poster board. Arrange the objects you collected on the letters, then glue in place.

3. Once the glue has dried, tape a loop of string to the back of the cardboard.

4. Hang your sign in a place where you can admire it!