Fall play dough recipes: clove, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg

Here are some favourite fall play dough recipes, featuring autumn colours and lovely warming spices. They’re so wonderful to play with, giving your children a sensory boost on colder autumn days.

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Twig weaving autumn craft

We make these twig weaving stars as part of our autumn craftings each year.  I love the texture of the yarn and they seem to have a very calming effect on the children as they weave!  Here’s how to make them:

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Autumn leaf art

Here’s a beautiful idea for some autumn leaf art, adding a little extra sparkle to the season.gorgeous autumn leaf art

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Rainbow words to learn spellings

Here’s another way to bring lots of sensory activities to our lessons: we’re using rainbow writing to learn spellings. Multi-sensory learning: using rainbow writing to learn spellings

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Autumn art from The Garden Classroom

We’ve been combining two activities from my book The Garden Classroom this week to create some beautiful autumn art. Taking the idea of leaf art and adding it to my Sticky Picture frames, here’s what we made. Read more »