Category Archives: autumn art

Seasonal weaving!

It is always great to combine nature in our creating! This is a simple way to weave with natural treasures that can be found in the garden or park. Need: craft sticks (lollypop sticks), glue, sting, natural find e.g. flowers and herbs. … Continue reading

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Autumn match box!

We were inspired by the website “Art projects for kids” to make autumn match boxes! I love making things that encourage us to get outside in nature and explore! Need: match box, paper, double sided tape (or glue), black pen and watercolour … Continue reading

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Autumn finger print art!

There are just so many amazing autumn leaves around at the moment! We can’t stop combining them with our art. This is a really simple idea which looks really effective. Need: Autumn leaves, blue tac, paper, ink pads (or paint). … Continue reading

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Fireworks in the city pictures!

I absolutely love fireworks, they bring back wonderful childhood memories! In the week leading up to fireworks night we love creating fireworks art. I was inspired by some pictures I saw on this website to create these wonderful vibrant pieces … Continue reading

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Autumn leaf colouring!

This is a super simple 5 min activity using autumn leaves! Need: An autumn leaf, paper and pens. The children first drew around their leaf then they rotated the leaf, drawing around it again, repeating as many times as they wish. Once … Continue reading

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Leaf man

In my search to gather together some quality autumn books I decided to invest in the book “Leaf man” by Lois Ehlert. It is a simple story about a ‘leaf man’ who lives in a pile of leaves, but the … Continue reading

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Autumn art work!

Here is another idea that combines collecting autumn leaves and using them to make beautiful pieces of art work! Need: oil pastel or crayons, paint, paper, cotton buds and/or cocktail sticks, autumn leaves. The children first covered their piece of … Continue reading

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