This week we’re going on a nature scavenger hunt to see what autumn treasures we can find. But where do we carry all our finds? I bet those of you with prams and buggies are finding the basket and folds of the hood filling up with leaves and conkers at this time of year. Our buggy days are long gone, and it seems my handbag is now the ‘carry all’ place to stash whatever we pick up along the way. Hmmmm. Time to change that, with a fun craft thrown in.
How to make a simple bag for autumn treasure hunting
We’re using two sheets of laminated paper threaded together to make our bag. If you don’t have access to a laminator then contact paper / sticky backed plastic would work as well and if there’s no sign of rain some thick card could work too .
We started by marking each child’s initial with tape in the centre of one of their pieces of paper. You can make the bag portrait or landscape to suit the size of your child. Then it was time to get messy. By special request [Read more…]