‘Tis the season of acorns.
Come to Kenue Park and you will see many, many of the tasty morsels that animals like squirrels love to munch on during the winter.
That makes an acorn craft the perfect fall activity, one that we did during our Colors of the Wind-themed Nature Tots program in September.
The materials needed are simple:
Brown washable paint in two shades
Cover your child’s hand in washable brown paint and press each hand to the piece of paper.
Flip the piece of paper over so the hands are now upside down. Dip the paintbrush in the darker brown paint and paint an oval at the wrist-point of each hand and add a small line on top of the oval, like an acorn stem.