Leaf-rubbing

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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cotton pad sheep

Make a cotton pad sheep badge

What you need: cotton pads black card needle and white cotton wiggle eyes (or eye stickers if worried about choking hazards) safety pins glue sticks scissors Preparation: sew the safety …

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make-a-party-hat

Make a party hat

This are a bit different, but are easy to do and require little preparation. What you need: thin card or sugar paper sellotape stapler and staples glue scissors bits to …

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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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make a paper plate flying saucer

Make a paper bowl flying saucer

What you need: 2 paper bowls (or plates) space decorations. We used stickers and felt pens sellotape Preparation: staple the plates together and put some tape over the sharp side …

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