Monthly Archives: September 2014

2 Quick and Easy Hedgehog Art Projects – Autumn / Fall Art for Kids

2 Quick and Easy Hedgehog Art Projects - Autumn Fall Art for Kids

2 Quick and Easy Hedgehog Art Projects for Kids. Oodles (almost 3yo) and I had alot of fun with these two little paint projects this morning.Since we made our hedgehog collages last week she has been eager to do some more hedgehog activities and these are what we came up with. 1. Sponge Painting Hedgehogs What we used: paint pot

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10 Fantastic Fall Activities for Kids – Autumn Arts, Crafts and Lots More!

10 Fantastic Fall Activities for Kids - Autumn Arts, Crafts and Lots More - Our Little House in the Country

10 Fantastic Fall Activities for Kids – Autumn arts, crafts and lots more from my some of my favourite bloggers and pinners! 10 Fantastic Autumn Activities for Kids I have pinned! (if you click on the the “pins” displayed below it will take straight to each blogger’s own pin to repin to your own boards) 1.  If you haven’t already,

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Autumn / Fall Coloured Play Dough – Quick and Simple Recipe

Autumn / Fall Coloured Playdough - A Quick and Simple Recipe - Our Little House in the Country

A quick and simple recipe for Autumn / Fall coloured playdough. This playdough is perfect for all sorts of autumn themed play activities. It quick and simple to make and should last for a number of weeks if kept in an air tight container in the fridge. Ingredients: (per individual colour) 1 cup flour 1 cup salt 1 tsp ground

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Lottie’s Holiday Adventure Writing Competition

Disclosure: I am an Ambassador for Lottie Dolls, I have received a doll in exchange for a fair and honest review (coming soon), Arklu, the manufacturer of Lottie are currently running this writing competition that I thought some of our readers may be interested in.  All queries and questions should be forwarded to the contact details supplied below not to

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Autumn / Fall Themed Pinterest Boards – Lots of Activities, Crafts, Books and Décor Ideas!

Autumn / Fall & Halloween Themed Boards - Our Little House in the Country

Pinterest – one my favourite little spots on the web! I love Pinterest, in fact Pinterest is probably one of the reasons I started this blog!  This time of year Pinterest is overflowing with ideas for Autumn, Halloween and dare I say, Christmas! Today I am sharing some of our Autumn / Fall themed boards that are packed with tonnes

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Scarecrow Wooden Spoon Puppet – Autumn / Fall Crafts for Kids

Scarecrow Wooden Spoon Puppets - Autumn / Fall Crafts for Kids - Our Little House in the Country

Our list of autumn / fall crafts and activities is growing by the day. Why not try our latest – a cute Harvest Scarecrow Puppet! My kids love puppets and putting on their own puppet shows.  They also love scarecrows. And they absolutely love this scarecrow puppet I made while Doodles was at school and O was taking a nap

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Hedgehogs – Leaf and Paper Collages – Autumn / Fall Preschool Craft

Hedgehogs - Leaf and Paper Collages - Autumn/Fall Preschool Craft Our Little House int he Country

Hedgehogs always remind me of Autumn, and these collages are a lovely, simple preschool Fall activity to celebrate the season. We have a hedgehog who regularly helps himself to our cat’s food at night before hibernating for the winter, so my kiddies were delighted to create their own paper version of “Hedgy”, our little prickly buddy! We have lots of

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Scarecrow Collages – Autumn / Fall Crafts for Kids

Scarecrow Collage - Autumn Craft for Preschoolers - Our Little House in the Country

Scarecrow collages are a great Autumn/Fall craft for younger children.  Hope you have as much fun making these as we did! Continuing with our autumn theme we have been looking at scarecrows and using a variety of materials to make collages.  My little girl Oodles (2.5yo) and I made these but they are suitable for preschoolers and children in the

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