Fall Themed Nature Tables



Affiliate links may have been used in this post. To read our full disclaimer, click here.

FREE offers are often time-sensitive. Although they are FREE at the time of posting, please be sure to verify the offer is still free before claiming or purchasing it. (We are not responsible for price changes.) Thank you!

Nature tables are a great way to display all your kid’s fun nature hunt finds.
 
naturefalltable
We like to change ours out with each season so we can display what we have been studying and learning about. Fall is a great time to get out and explore nature. Here in Florida, the weather is much, much cooler. In other locations the plant life has changed into magnificent colors. Pinecones and acorns fall out of the tree tops and there are so many wonderful things to explore and collect!

Nature tables are a great way to accent your decor with the seasons. They also provide a hands-on sensory experience for your children and an open invitation for them to play with nature. There are so many nature items that can be used to replace toys as well!

Here are some gorgeous ideas to create your own Fall Nature Table:
This Fall nature play area from Rhythms of Play uses acorns to make little dolls with!
Use these fall nature table ideas to create a nature table in your home. They are used in Waldorf and Montessori education as a way for kids to study nature and the season of autumn. Having one in the home is a wonderful way to invite children to engage in play based learning. Nature tables are wonderful for sensory and imaginative play and are a great addition to any playroom or homeschool room.

Autumn Nature Table from Appleshoe Blog – I love the deer model toys and the felt pumpkins. This is such a lovely little area.

Fall Nature Table from Buggy and Buddy – I love the tiered stand to hold everything at different levels!
Fall Nature Table: Setting Up a Nature Area in Your Home.~ Buggy and Buddy

Autumn Nature Shelf from MamaPapaBubba – I really love the way she used the old crates to make a display area. You can do that with those craft crates from the craft stores.
Autumn Nature Shelf

Create your own animals and people from collected pinecones and acorns, to display and play with:
Felt Pinecone Hedgehog from Lia Griffith
DIY_Craft_Pinecone_Felt_Hedgehog

DIY Pinecone Animals from Empress of Dirt
DIY Pinecone Owl sitting on a tree branch: fun, easy nature craft

Pinecone Elves from Lia Griffith
Pine_Cone_Felt_Elves

DIY Acorn Peg Dolls from Rhythms of Play
DIY acorn peg dolls are a fun craft idea for both adults and kids preschool age and up. They are made using wooden peg dolls, watercolor paint, and an acorn cap found in nature. The tutorial is easy to follow. They look wonderful displayed on mantles, window sills, fairy gardens and nature tables. They are also the perfect handmade dolls for pretend or imaginative play.

Here are some great natural items that you can use year round on a nature table. So cute to use as stands for animals and people that your kid create, or to display a favorite found item.

Written by Sarah

Sarah

Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

Opt In Image
Join our growing list of over 100,000 homeschoolers who LOVE free stuff!

Sign up to receive emails that include deals, sales, and free offers for homeschoolers.

We value your privacy and promise never to send you spam. You can unsubscribe at anytime. 

View our Privacy Policy for more information on how we process your data.

NOTE: If you are already a subscriber, you can find subscriber perks and downloads links in our Monday & Wednesday newsletters.

Similar Posts You Might Like:


Need An Affordable Approach to Learning?
Save time, money and stress with our award-winning online homeschool curriculum!

Must Have, Must Grow Medicinal Herbs

I was looking at the list of Must Have, Must Grow Medicinal Herbs and thought, "The time to plant these herbs is now!" I live in the Florida heat with almost a year-round growing season, but some of you don't have a moment to lose. You will need these medicinal…

FREE Camping Printables

The weather should be cooling off soon, and fall is just around the corner. That means it's the perfect time to go camping! Anyone that's gone camping before knows it's a lot of work, but you can curb some of the intense planning off by using these free Camping Printables!…

Warm and Easy One Pot Meals for Fall

Is anyone else ready for warm and comforting Fall meals? Here in Florida, we count down the days to cool, Fall weather. The days where we can open our windows to the fresh, crisp air and when we can cook in the kitchen without getting overheated! I love a nice,…

FREE Printable Healthy Food Coupons

We are all trying to feed our families healthy food on a budget. This seems like a lofty goal when flyers and coupons for BOGO Pop Tarts or Lunchables abound. Here are some coupons for natural or healthy foods. Although they may not do everything perfectly, many of these foods are…

Fondue Family Fun Night

Are you looking for a creative idea for a Family Fun Night at your house? We like to do family date nights out. Usually we will go to Chick-fil-a, a movie, or a favorite restaurant. Sometimes when the budget is tight and for a change of pace, we like to…

4 Causes of Mom-Guilt You Should Throat Punch Right Now

I knew motherhood would be wonderful and hard. What I didn't realize was the large amount of mom guilt I would experience, and - honestly - I wonder if homeschool moms carry an extra load of it! We are with our children more hours in the day, so there's more…

FREE Printable Pink Flamingo Straw Decorations

Are you planning to have company over this summer? Wow your guests with these adorable Pink Flamingo Straw Decorations! Simply print them out, connect the wing to the body with a brad, and tape onto a straw with decorative tape. You'll instantly bring a pop of fun to your get-together!Click here to…

Free Easy Family Fun Printable Pack

Is family time getting pushed aside because of busy schedules? Need a little help being more intentional about doing fun activities with your children? Download this free Easy Family Fun Pack here. The pack is full of simple ideas to help you build memories and enjoy your family throughout the…

How to Prep Healthy Food for the Week

This may sound crazy, but I get so burned out on planning lunches and snacks for weekdays. Yes, I know we're homeschoolers, and we're at home, but it's amazing how easy it is to get side-tracked right there in the middle of our homeschool day! Because ready-made snack foods are not…

(Time Sensitive) Freezer & Slow Cooker Cookbooks FREE – 3 more days

You're going to LOVE these freebies that making back to school dinner planning easy peasy! Stop over at Intoxicated on Life to receive No Cook Freezer Meals and Easy & Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes by Kelly McNelis until the end of the day 8/29/14. What You’ll Receive No Cook Freezer Meals No Cook Freezer Meals is…

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL NEW POSTS

Notebooking Pages Free Resources