Autumn Activity Ideas



Autumn Hunt

What you will need
Bucket to collect various....Autumn objects eg Leaves,Twigs , Pine Cones ,Conkers.
Activity
Go on your hunt in your garden or park look for your Autumn objects to collect, Talk to your children about what you have found....how many....and who has found what.
What will my child learn
Introduce new words....and extend vocabulary...Bumpy,Hard,Soft.
Talk about the world around them...Trees..Leaves..Seasons
Match or pair objects same/different ..count what you have found... and talk about the colour of the Autumn collection.


Autumn collage

What you will need
Large sheet of card/sugar paper
PVA glue
Activity
Gather you Autumn goodies spread glue generously on card....then add objects to make an excellent 3D collage.
What will my child learn
Opportunity to think creatively and experiment with ideas.
Use tools for a purpose...glue for sticking....scissors for cutting.
Express creativity


Leaf Prints

What you will need
Autumn colour paints
Paint brushes
Various leaves of different sizes
Paper
Activity
Paint leafs and print directly on to paper. Don't worry if it not perfect...
What will my child learn
Opportunity to think creatively and experiment.
Use fine motor movements eg hold paint brush.
Feel and explore textures.


Autumn colours

What you will need
A selection of paint in Autumn colours..Red.Yellow.Brown.Orange
Paint palette or tray
Paint brushes
Activity
Allow your child to paint freely using the colours mix and experiment....creating new colours...also great for hand prints.
What will my child learn
Express creativity.
Explore colours and how they change when mixing.
Opportunity to think creatively and experiment.
Make choices.
Feel and explore textures of paint.

7 comments

  1. Always good to get new ideas for things to do with the kids. Thanks for this post.

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  2. Great ideas! Autumn is such a lovely time of year. I really like how you've set out these ideas!

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    1. Thank you for your comments xxx love the autumn time xxx

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