There's nothing like a craft and a snack to help kiddos remember something. Anything, really.
Back in March, I wrote about our first day of spring activities. It was a blast, but didn't help any readers too much since I posted that day. Not like anyone was going to run right out and grab items to do a last minute first day of spring event, right?
So, this time, I'm giving you a head's up.
Wednesday is a new season. The first day of fall. Autumn arrives. A quirky season, in my opinion.
Anyhoo... after a quick Google for activities and a food craft that use items I have here already or don't mind picking up, here is what we are going to do with some fellow homeschoolers on Wednesday:
http://crafts.kaboose.com/fall-fingerprint-tree.html (this is the one that will get booted if I'm not in a messy mood, just keepin' it real with you)
and... no way this one's getting booted...
I pick activities that are easy (meaning few steps and nothing complicated that the adult has to do for every kid) and fun. I also believe having a first day of the season craft or snack helps younger kids remember the season change better. Central Texas weather certainly doesn't clue them in, so eating an acorn will! A donut acorn, of course. Though... a real one would be more memorable probably.
From Our School to Yours: Choose a "simple for you" craft and/or snack to do with your kids this Wednesday to acknowledge the start of autumn. Your kiddos will be able to answer the question, "What season is it?" and, even better, it will be a family memory.