Art / Homeschooling

Marking the seasons

In a few days it will be spring in Australia and we are excited! The girls know all about the seasons and love to watch the world around them change. We usually set up a ‘season’s wall’ to display all the artwork and learning that has been inspired by the current season…

Marking the seasons | Happiness is here
One of my favourites, last Spring.

We also include beautiful books about the season’s and they are always excited to get the new ones out…

Marking the seasons | Happiness is here
Our last Autumn wall/corner.

We go for walks around our neighbourhood to collect treasures to add to our nature tray, usually cleaning it out at the end of each season to make way for new things.

Marking the seasons | Happiness is here
Our nature tray for collecting and exploring natural materials.

Both of my older girls still love sensory play too so I often make up a season’s sensory box for them.

Marking the seasons | Happiness is here
Spring! Rainbow rice is always a favourite.
Marking the seasons | Happiness is here
Winter arctic play box with cloud dough.
Marking the seasons | Happiness is here
This Autumn box smelt lovely and was one of my favourites.

I can’t wait for spring! My favourite season. Goodbye winter! Do you notice the changing of the seasons in your home? I would love to hear what you do!



August 29, 2014 at 11:02 pm

I like that Nature Tray idea! May do that with my soon-to-be 4yo. i def notice the seasons. Here in Canada we have 4 quite distinct ones and the longest (being winter, of course) is closing in!

August 30, 2014 at 3:19 am

No seasons here in Hawaii but sure do love those boxes!

August 30, 2014 at 4:44 am

What a delightful way to enjoy school with your girls!

August 31, 2014 at 4:34 am

Here in Canada, we are finishing summer, soon to be autumn. Funny to hear you’re waiting for spring :). Very nice displays!

August 31, 2014 at 1:03 pm

This is very neat! Thanks for the creative ideas!

September 1, 2014 at 9:20 am

Wow I love your creativity for the seasons. I’m now planning to steal some of these ideas lol.

September 2, 2014 at 9:31 am

Gorgeous! What’s the main stuff in your fall sensory box? Another Canadian here getting ready for fall. πŸ™‚

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