Autumn Discovery Jar

We went on a wonderful family autumn walk last weekend – it was just perfect – the weather was crisp and sunny, the trees were gorgeous colours and there were plenty of leaves for kicking! We picked up lots of autumn treasures and I used it to create a Discovery Jar for Rosalie.

Because Rosalie is still in the phase of putting everything in her mouth, I wanted a way that she could safely experience the delights of autumn. By putting our autumn treasures in a jar, Rosalie is able to see them and we can talk about the colours, shapes and sounds, safely.

Our jar contains a pine cone, oak leaf, holly leaf, evergreen leaves, hazelnuts, chestnuts, a teasel and a pretty feather.

Why don’t you have a go at making one for your baby?

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3 Comments

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    Joanna McCaffrey
    November 4, 2014 at 10:26 pm

    a lovely idea πŸ™‚ and it looks like a modern sculpture too!
    #letkidsbekids

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    Jessica Eliot
    November 5, 2014 at 10:56 am

    Thank you, it does make quite an interesting ornament! x

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    Karen Bell
    November 5, 2014 at 8:22 pm

    What a lovely idea, bringing nature and autumn inside in a safe way for little ones to enjoy.
    Thanks for linking #LetKidsBeKids

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