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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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Autumn Tree Collages – Fall Art Activities for Kids

Autumn Tree Collage - Fall Art Activities for Kids - Our Little House in the Country #autumn #fall #kidsactivities

This is a very simple yet lovely autumn collage activity, suitable for all ages and both Doodles(5) and Oodles (2.5) managed this with ease. What we used: coloured paper felt autumn leaves and scraps of felt PVA non toxic glue cotton wool What we did: I encouraged the children to tear a piece of green paper to create the grass

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Summer Butterfly Collages: An Invitation to Create – using materials as a stimulus

Summer Butterfly Collages, an invitation to create, using materials as a stimulus - Our Little House in the Country

  I love to wander around “Euro” or “Pound” shops looking out for bits and pieces to use in art projects or play activities. On one such trip recently I found these card butterfly cut outs.  I’m not a huge fan of using templates and cut outs but I find if they are used in the right way they can

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