by Eco Kids Planet August 27, 2020

In our June issue of Eco Kids Planet, we asked you to create an artwork made completely from nature: fallen leaves and acorns, twigs, flower petals, wild berries, pieces of tree bark or tiny rocks.

We loved receiving your entries. What a fresh breeze of creativity! Thank you to everyone who entered the competition.


Congratulations to our five winners!

Konrad, age 6, Neath

Forest

Made of leaves, sticks and bits of bark


Josephine, age 7, Hengoed

A Great Spotted Woodpecker

Made from flower petals, bits of bark, twigs, feathers, leaves and a blackcurrant


Yaël, age 9, High Wycombe

Gerbil

Made from plant parts, feathers and a stone


Finley, age 8, Nottingham

Hedgehog

Made of knopper galls


Sophia, age 7, Cardiff

A Beautiful Butterfly

Made of many pretty leaves


The five winners will receive a copy of Ocean Anatomy written and illustrated by Julia Rothman (RRP: 12.99 GBP)


Here are the runner-up artists:

Jacob, Age 7, Morden

Stickman enjoying an evening on a beach!


 Oona, Age 11, Bexhill

Tree frog


Robyn, Age 10, and Freya, age 10, Bangor

A turtle on the beach


Dalila, Age 8, Croydon


Flynn, Age 8, Nantwich

A picture of a carp in the lake 


Alexei, Age 5

Mackerel

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