If like us you are beginning to venture out on some Autumn walks this activity is a nice way to use any collections your children have made :)
Arthur and Bill can't come home without picking up a stick/shell/stone to take home with them.
I laid out our finds and added in an old frame and a few plastic bugs.....
We created a few pictures together and then he was off..... the pine cones became 'owl babies' sitting on their branch. He carefully arranged the flowers as 'apples' on the trees and we had to go out in the garden to collect more 'lilypads' for the frogs to sit on.
The next morning he asked for 'the green picture again' and explored the whole collection afresh, we added in crayons too so he could add his own marks to his pictures too. Bill loved this part, he is in to crayoningin a big way... on the table, the floor, Mummy's work diary, the sofa... you name it - Bill's drawn on it :)
Take a look at our 'What's in the hay tray?' post from last year for more Autumnal ideas (Check out Bill's fluffy hair!)