Well, It is official, we are in love with Autumn and the projects that emerged as a result. Nothing beats jumping and running through leaf piles and the feeling of all those colors around us.
Here is another gem of a project we did this week. I found this one in The Rhythm of the Day on line magazine. Ours is a bit more colorful then their example, which I have to say, I love!
Start by drilling two holes in the top of your acorn. I then threaded waxed linen through the holes, and tied a slip knot on the end.
We used a variety of colored wool in an assortment of Fall colors.
Have the children shape their wool into a ball using slightly wet hands, they should do this before they dip it in the water
Ooh the colors!
Once they have established a ball, they should then dip it in the water and then roll it in their hands.
Keep this up until it forms a nice dense ball.
Then hot glue it into your acorn top (felt glue also works for this.)
Autumn modeling her necklace.