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Autumn Leaf Mobile

Category Art and Craft

A simple craft for all the children to participate in to create a hanging autumn leaf mobile.

Using natural materials found in the garden during autumn, create these cute and simple stick people. Great for creativity and open-ended learning.

Create an autumn tree with cotton balls and paint to create a colourful autumn effect. 

Children can create these pumpkins as part of Halloween celebrations.

Create these "friendly" skeletons for Halloween. 

Monster Wreaths

Category Art and Craft

This Halloween, create a monster wreath to hang in the room. 

Materials Need: 

  • Paper plate
  • cotton balls
  • black paper (cut into small circles to fit onto the cotton balls)
  • white cardboard (cut into triangles as teeth)
  • Paint
  • Yellow cardboard
  • scissors
  • glue

What to do: 

  • Cut a circle from the middle of a paper plate so it creates a wreath.
  • Have child paint around the "wreath". It can be any colour as this is the monster face. 
  • After the paint dries, child glues the cotton balls on top of the monster face. 
  • On top of the cotton balls, child glues black paper circles (to create the pupils). 
  • The white triangles are glues in the middle of the wreath to create the monster teeth. 
  • Glue to horns on.
  • Hang them in the room, or use them as part of a monster theme Halloween display. 

Hints and Tips: 

  • Have the materials ready, so toddlers can create their own monster wreath as well. 
  • Use googly eyes instead of cotton balls for the eyes. 
  • Have different colours paint for the face, to create colourful monsters. 
  • Add a dash of glitter. 

A simple craft for babies and toddlers to make for special occasions such as Mother's Day. 

A craft activity for toddlers and preschoolers that can be used for Easter.

A cute Easter craft which helps children practice their fine motor skills.

A nice little graduation poem to go with a child's handprint as they move onto big school the following year. 

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