Bring on the autumn! There’s not much better to lift your spirits than jumping through a big pile of crunchy leaves with your kids. While you’re out and about enjoying the new season, collect up some leaves and bring them home to play these seasonal letter and maths games.
Maths games for autumn [Read more…]
Looking for things to do with children in November? These November activity plans are perfect for play-based, creative learning.
November activity plans
Chester Zoo has been transformed into a magical experience this Halloween, inviting families to enter a mysterious wonderland and help the zoo’s nocturnal animals regain their super powers.
The Enchantment of Chester Zoo is their first ever large-scale Halloween event, with a host of performers, musicians, aerialists and acrobats ready to welcome families to the spectacular.
A free spectacular for zoo visitors
One of the highlights of the Just So festival is the paper lantern parade on the Saturday night. All day on the Friday and Saturday families had been busy in the mess tent, weaving, gluing and sticking to make lanterns from a combination of willow and tissue paper, and by the Saturday night 360 paper lanterns had been made for the evening parade. The lanterns are easy to make and are a magical craft for the winter solstice, Halloween or Bonfire Night.
How to make a paper lantern [Read more…]
Celebrate the season in style with this easy autumn craft for preschool – make a leaf crown!
Leaf crown :: easy autumn craft for preschool
Here’s a gorgeously easy monoprint project for children from Barbara Rucci’s super new book Art Workshop for Children.
Easy monoprint project for kids
Here’s a free pumpkin number printable sheet and ideas for how to use this autumn math printable for some pumpkin math games.