Autumn Activities

pom pom poppies

Make your own Pom Pom Poppies for Remembrance Day

For a while I have been trying to wrack my brains for the perfect craft for Remberence Day. I didn’t want a piece of More

Firework Printing Painting

You have to admit there is something really unique about Bonfire Night. To me it has a special atmosphere to it, and once it More

leaf rubbings and watercolours

Leaf Rubbings and Watercolours

We’ve been doing leaf rubbings here for years. About 6 years ago I laminated some leaves and turned them into a busy bag. All More

autumn watercolour painting

Autumn Watercolour Painting

Although there are many things wrong with social media, one thing I do love is that there are tutorials on how to do just More

Acorn colour sorting activity

Acorn Colour Sorting Activity for Toddlers

As BB is getting older (sigh) I have started doing simple and quick activities that focus on colour and shapes. And now that is More

Animal Seed Collage

How To Make An Animal Seed Collage

Autumn always feels like a good time to make animal seed collages, obviously you can make them at any time, but it feels like More

felt tip leaf printing

Felt Tip Leaf Printing

Autumn happens to be my favourite season; I love the cooler weather it brings and the beautiful colour.  Plus, it is a wonderful time More

Autumnal Marshmallow Play Dough

Autumnal Marshmallow Play Dough

At play group BB has discovered play dough. He also helped make pizzas for dinner the other day. I was shocked, he actually managed More

leafy hedgehog pictures

Autumn Leafy Hedgehog Pictures

Every autumn I find that my pockets and bags are filled with the remains of leaves that my charges have given to me. This More

Remembrance Day Poppy Field Craft for Kids

Remembrance Day Poppy Field Craft for Kids

This craft is to create the poppy fields left on the battlefields across Europe. It is just a small token of remembrance and thanks for all of those who have ever given the greatest sacrifice in protecting this country.

firework salt paintings

Firework Salt Paintings

I have always found that salt painting is a huge hit amongst children. YC and EC loved it when they were younger. We haven’t More

How to play conkers

How to Play The Traditional Game of Conkers

Make sure you follow my outside activities board on Pinterest. I have finally managed to get around to teaching EC and YC the game More

loo roll stamping autumn trees

Loo Roll Stamping Autumn Trees

Ah, it is my favourite time of the year again: autumn! There is something so special about it. Those crisp mornings, a certain autumnal More

11 Autumn Crafts For Kids Of All Ages

Here are 11 autumn crafts in one place for you to find and do with your little ones season.

Painted Leaves

Painted Autumn Leaves

 Make sure you follow my craft board on Pinterest, and don’t forget to pin the Pin at the bottom. This craft was totally done More

Q-Tip Autumn Tree Craft

Hurray! My favourite time of year is here again. I said it last year, and I am sure I will say it next year… More

How to Make Your Own Autumnal Tree

My favourite time of the year is once again almost upon us! The season of crisp mornings, cosy afternoons filled with hot chocolate and More

3D Autumn Tree Craft

3D Autumn Tree Craft

This year’s autumn tree craft was a little different from are previous years ones (which you can find here and here). It was originally More

Autumn Leaf Sun Catchers

I have had these defusing papers in my art supply cupboard for over a year and have done nothing with them, so I finally More

Autumn sensory tray

Autumn Sensory Tray

Now that BB is finally sitting up unaided it is time to break out the sensory activities. First up is our autumn sensory tray. More

Autumn Leaf Printing

You’ll need: paints dry leaves paper Even though autumn is coming to a close there are

Autumn Play Dough

Autumn Play Dough

YC has been asking for a new batch of play dough for a while now, so this week was the perfect opportunity to make More

Leaf Chromatography Science Experiment

Leaf Chromatography Science Experiment

Last year I came across this leaf chromatography experiment from one of my favourite websites Playdough to Plato. It shows what colours make up More

Magical Leaf Rubbing Busy Bag That Lasts for Years

Doing leaf rubbings is such a child friendly craft and one that is easy to make into a reusable busy bag. Make sure you More

autumn scene sensory tray

Autumn Scene Sensory Tray

It has been a while since I last made up a sensory box. Autumn is the perfect time to create an autumn scene sensory More

paper plate poppies

Paper Plate Poppies

It is that time of the year that we pause and remember those that gave the ultimate sacrifice to help protect our country. This More

q-tip stamping autumn tree pictures

Q-Tip Stamping Autumn Tree Pictures

This year seems to have gone by in a flash. It seems like only yesterday BB and I were doing his sticky autumn tree.   More

pinwheel poppies

Pinwheel Poppies

I actually made these pinwheel poppies 2 years ago with YC, but never actually got around to writing them up. 2 years on and More

loo roll firework printing

Loo Roll Firework Printing Craft

I feel like it has been a while since I did a firework related craft. One of our favourite Bonfire night activities is the More

autumn tree activity

Sticky Autumn Tree Activity

Every morning when YC and EC go off to school, BB and I spend about 20 minutes putting laundry away and sorting out bedrooms. More

Make Your Own Guy Fawkes

Make Your Own Guy Fawkes

I made my first and only Guy when I was around 9 years old, and ever since I have wanted to make another one. More

firework sequin art

Firework Sequin Art

A couple of months ago while I was volunteering at Great Ormond Street Hospital I came across this amazing sequin art craft pack. My More