INSPIRATIONS - autumn
Looking for some autumn activity ideas? Look no further!
Useful items from our shop
- Autumn - Gerda Muller
- A Year of Forest School: Outdoor Play and Skill-Building Fun for Every Season - Jane Worroll & Peter Houghton
- Planning for Learning through Autumn
- Feathers Autumn - 14g
- Skeleton Leaves
- Discover Leaves & Seeds Set
- Cutters - Leaf shape set
Consider the environmental impact of preparing, carrying out & completing this activity. Could this impact be reduced? Specific considerations for this activity could include:
- foraging tips
- leave no trace
Health & Safety Considerations
Follow your usual operating procedures and carry out appropriate risk benefit assessments.
Some considerations particular to this activity include:
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Some berries can still be seen in the autumn.
Check out our INSPIRATIONS - Berries for more berry activities.
Conkers are a wonderful resource for autumn activities. If you want to ignite your conker creativity then check out our INSPIRATIONS - Conkers.
As the leaves change colour in the autumn we become surrounded with a gorgeous palette of natural colours. Leaves are a wonderful resource to use and get crafty with – take a peek at our INSPIRATIONS - Leaves.
Male house spiders can be seen out and about in the autumn as they try to find a mate. Here are a few spider craft activities:
Simple steps to draw a spider’s web - the starting point for lots of fun activities.
Just two simple materials & a little manual dexterity can create stunning geometric shapes.
A fun hand-painted Halloween decoration, perfect to hang indoors or out.
Create an autumn-themed painted disc garland – great for Halloween.
Make your own broom:
Have a go at our broomstick-making activity; a useful cleaning tool for any mud kitchen and with a bit of imagination… perhaps it will fly!
Go on a tree identification walk:
Gathering & growing local seeds helps strengthen biodiversity, and enhances wellbeing & environmental consideration.
Books and bits:
Check out these lovely autumnal fiction and non-fiction books for inspiration.
Disclaimer: Muddy Faces cannot take any responsibility for accidents or damage that occurs as a result of following this activity.You are responsible for making sure the activity is conducted safely.