Firework string painting

What you need: brightly coloured paint. We used red, yellow, orange and bronze trays string black A3 paper Preparation: cut string into about 50 cm lengths How to make your …

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Autumn leaf pen pot

What you need: autumn leaves toilet roll tube PVA glue and spreaders Make sure you  don’t collect the leaves too early, or they will be too brittle to stick on.

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Autumn leaf wax rubbings

This is really effective and not messy! What you need: Fresh leaves paper thick wax crayons in autumnal colours How to create your rubbing: Place a leaf under the paper. …

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Autumn leaf painting

What you need: collection of leaves- not too dry or they are too brittle. I picked an hour or so before the session ready mix paints in autumnal colours- we …

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firework blow painting

Firework night painting idea

This is one of those activities where the process of the painting is better than the result! I took the photo while the painting was wet. When the paints dried, …

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Autumn fingerprint painting

Autumn tree finger print painting

You could either do individual paintings, or create an autumn forest. The first picture was the example we did in the toddler group- photocopied A4 tree, then used finger paints. …

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leaf sponge painting set

Autumn leaf sponge painting

What you need: paint in autumnal colours pots paper pen autumn leaf sponges (you could make leaf shapes potato prints or make cardboard leaf stencils) Preparation: We drew a tree …

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Marble firework painting

This is very easy to create and very effective. What you need marbles black paper or card brightly coloured paint gold and silver paint (optional) long sleeved aprons trays How …

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Hedgehog collage

What you need brown card brown wool black marker pen background paper glue and spreaders (PVA would be better than glue sticks) Preparation cut out hedgehog shape from brown card …

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Autumn Apple Collage

A very simple idea. We turned our apples into a display, making a group apple tree. What you need brown and green card red paper (various shades and textures) glue   …

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