Welcome Back Autumn!

I was lucky enough to spend a lovely morning on a nature walk with my two small boys the other day.
Just a local walk, and a local walk was enough….

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Enough to find the last dandelion of the year, with seeds left to blow…

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Enough to find tiny snails hiding under the leaves, sheltering from the cold air…

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Enough to make time for a swing under the pine trees….

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We found rosy apples on the trees…

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….and mushrooms starting to grow…

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….elderberries….

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….and rose hips….

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…and autumn berries for the birds…

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…and we stopped off in the ‘centrum’ where the maple trees grow, with the most beautiful leaves of all…

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…before taking the short walk home….

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We collected leaves and berries, pinecones and conkers and seeds. You don’t need to go far for a nature walk, especially with young children. The local area can be just enough, if you open your eyes and see.
And what did we do with our findings?

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We read books about them….

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….and learnt how a tree gets its food…
We sorted them…..

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…we drew them….

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(Yes, mummy did too..)
…and we made them in to a sensory box, especially for Teddy….

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Welcome back Autumn!

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🙂

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