Category Archives: Autumn/Fall

Back to School -10 Great Art & Craft ideas for the classroom

Back to School Art Ideas for the Classroom

Summer is almost over!  How did that happen?  Where did the last 2 months go?  With a little under 2 weeks left until we go back to school my mind has been increasingly drawn to planning for the new school year.    Ssshhh, don’t tell anyone but I actually love starting a new school year and enjoy setting up my

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Witch Crafts for Kids – More Halloween Fun!

Witch Crafts for Kids - More Halloween Fun - Our Little House in the Country

5 Fantastic and Easy a Witch Crafts for Kids Continuing with our Halloween theme this week, why don’t you take a look at these super cute witch crafts for children!  If it’s a ghost, bat or pumpkin you’re looking for, then simply click on the highlighted words for fantastic spooky ideas for kids! Our 5 Favourite Witch Crafts Flower Pot

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Ghost Crafts for Kids to do at Halloween

Ghost a Crafts for Kids to Make at a Halloween - Our Little House in the Country

5 Ghost Crafts for Kids to Make at Halloween Ghosts are always fun to make for Halloween. These 5 crafts for kids are perfect for creating your own spooky decorations! Have fun with these cute and spooky Ghost Crafts this Halloween! 1. Pencil Eraser Halloween Ghosts by Crafty Morning 2. Paper Plate Ghosts by Clean and Scentsible 3. Hanging Ghosts by Blog Me

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Bat Crafts for Kids – Halloween Fun!

Bat Themed Crafts for Kids - Halloween Fun - Our Little house in the Country

Bat Crafts for Kids – Halloween Fun With Halloween just around the corner I have been trying lots of Halloween crafts with my children. These are some of our favourite Bat crafts! Our favourite bat crafts for kids Finger Print Bat Silhouette Craft for Kids by Crafty Morning Origami Bats by A Girl and a Glue Gun Clothespin Bat Craft

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10 Must Follow Outdoor Play Ideas Pinterest Boards

10 Must Follow Outdoor Play Ideas Pinterest Boards - Our Little House in the Country

Outdoor play and Pinterest – two of my favourite things!  Today I am sharing 10 of my favourite Pinterest boards full of outdoor play ideas.  The benefits of outdoor play are endless from better sleep to exercise, from exploring the world around us to developing gross motor skills to name only a few!  Check out and follow these boards from

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5 Halloween Party Games for all the Family

5 Halloween Party Games - Family Friendly Fun - Our Little House in the Country

Party games always add to the fun of Halloween!  These 5 games have been family favourites for years and years! As Halloween draws ever closer, only 2 days to go, all my kids can talk about is Halloween, costumes, ghosts, goblins, trick or treating and dunking for apples!  Over the past few days we have been talking a lot about

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Paper Fan Pumpkin Decorations

Paper Fan Pumpkin Decorations - Simple Halloween Paper Craft for Kids - Our Little House in the Country

More Halloween Fun!  Super easy paper pumpkin decorations! While my little girl was taking a surprise nap this morning I had some fun experimenting with paper to see what pumpkin decorations I could make.  I must admit that I was delighted with how these decorations turned out!  They look great and are definitely suitable for the kids to make themselves

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Knitted Mini Pumpkins

Knitted Mini Pumpkins - a quick and easy knitting project for children with basic knitting skills - Our Little House in the Country

Knitted Mini Pumpkins **super quick and easy Halloween knitting project!** (suitable for any child with basic knitting skills) What you need: – 4mm knitting needles – Orange wool – Green wool – Black wool or black embroidery thread – Googly eyes What you do: – cast on 10 (small), 12(medium) or 14 (large) stitches using orange wool – garter stitch

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30+ Pumpkin Activities, Crafts and Books

30 Pumpkin Activities, Crafts and Books - Our Little House in the Country

Our recent post – 90+ Fun Not Scary Halloween ideas for younger children included lots and lots of fantastic pumpkin activities.  As I love all things pumpkin related I thought that these super activities, crafts and books deserved a post of their own.  All of these resources are from fellow members of the Kid Blogger Network and very generously gave

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