Autumn Family Crafts And Recipes
It has been unseasonably warm the past couple of weeks here in the U.K. just as we’re leading up to Autumn.My plan to be using my slow cooker and going on a charity shop trawl for over sized jumpers have been put on hold for the moment.But it hasn’t stopped me from planning ahead for when the weather does turn cooler and the leaves begin to fall.Autumn is full of great family activities from going on long walks to forage for blackberries, picking apples from neighbour’s gardens (with permission of course) to leaf printing and pumpkin carving.
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As the night’s draw in, many animals are looking for warm places to hibernate like hedgehogs.Joy from Pink Oddy made hedgehogs with her son.This craft is perfect for younger kids to get them talking about hibernation. Otilia from Romanian Mum Blog has a hand print tree craft that can be done by members of your family and adapted as the seasons change.Crafting a Green World has 20 Recycled Autumn Craft Ideas to help you reuse what you might throw away.If that wasn’t enough Cass of The Diary Of A frugal Family has 80 Ideas For Family Fun This Autumn. If you’re like me and have a whole stash of Hama beads lurking at the back of your craft cupboard, Jennifer’s Little World has these stunning Autumn Hama bead battery tea light holders.
Once you’ve decorated your home with your Autumn crafts, you might feel a little peckish.Why not try these Sticky Toffee Apple Bread Sticks from Jenny at Mummy Mishaps.Going out for a long walk? Why not have a flask of Cat of Yellow Days’ Roasted Butternut Squash and Sage Soup. Of course apples are a must at this time of year.Kirsty From The Mummy Sphere likes to keep it simple with these Easy Baked Apples With Cinnamon.Emma of A Bavarian Sojourn shares German style Autumn Apple Cake for those time when you have family and friends coming to visit.
As a family of keen foragers we love nothing more than to pick plums for Yellow Plum Chutney .We’ve also love Fruit Leathers and for adults Bramble Brandy . Liz from Me And My Shadow makes the most beautiful looking Blackberry Jelly.If your looking for foraging tips Michelle from Mummy From The Heart has Foraging Tips For Beginners.
Halloween And Guy Fawkes night
As we edge into the end of October we finish Autumn Family Crafts And Recipes, with Halloween and Bonfire night. Halloween is the perfect time to get into crafting spiders.Emma of Adventures of Adam has some Sparkly Halloween Spider Webs and Caro shares Halloween safety tips.We can’t forget Bonfire night where us British folk celebrate Guy Fawkes. Try these Popping Edible Sparklers from Emma of A Strong Coffee.